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MAHATMAGANDHI GRAMIN BASTI YOJNA

This Scheme was implemented on 2nd October, 2008. Under this scheme, free residential plots of 100 Sq. yards each are being allotted to eligible SCs, BCs (A) and BPL families. Sites, on which these plots are located, are developed with necessary infrastructural facilities including power supply, drinking water, paved streets. As on date 3.87 lakhs families have been conferred ownership rights through execution of gift deed by 30-11-2014. Distribution of plots to remaining eligible families, where the panchayat land is available, is in progress. The remaining villages where the suitable panchayat land is not available, in those villages land will be made available by way of exchange or acquisition. The development of internal roads and drains under the scheme has been converged with Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. The Govt. intends to provide funds for laying the water pipelines and electricity lines in these bastis.

An amount of Rs.24645.21 lakhs were released for taking up development works in these bastis from the year 2009-10 to 2015-16.  An outlay of Rs.7500.00 lakhs has been provided for the year 2016-17.Out of which an amount of Rs.7488.74.00 lakhs have been made available to electricity and water supply department for providing basic facilities of electricity and water to these basties. In the year 2017-18, an amount of Rs.3000.00 lakhs were  sanctioned in the revised budget, out of which Rs.949.33 lakhs had been released. During the present Govt. tenure, an amount of Rs.18508.19 lakhs have been spent. A budget provision of Rs.5000.00 lakhs has been made for the year 2018-19.