efforts are being made in Madhya Pradesh to fulfil the
dreams of houseless rural people to have house of their
own. About 85 percent rural population in the state lives
in thatched, kuchcha dwellings. Work is progressing fast
to construct 10 lakh houses every year for such families
under various schemes.
Grameen Aawas Mission
drive to provide the rural poor houses of their own has
met with immense success through Mukhyamantri Grameen
Aawas Mission. It has
made easier the process of turning dreams of the poor into
reality. Under this novel mission, every beneficiary poor
family is provided assistance of Rs. one lakh 20 thousand
to construct house. This includes Rs. 50 thousand bank
loan and Rs. 50 thousand government subsidy. The
beneficiary has to spend only Rs. 20 thousand. Bank loan
and subsidy assistance is given in 3 phases during various
stages of house construction. Under the mission, pucca
toilets are also constructed in these houses. As per
eligibility, the beneficiary family is given financial
assistance of Rs. 9 thousand under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan
to construct pucca toilet.
mission was launched on the initiative of Chief Minister
Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan in February 2011. Since then,
banks have sanctioned 4 lakh 18 thousand 593 cases. So
far, loans have been distributed to 3 lakh 44 thousand 918
beneficiaries and 3 lakh 50 thousand houses have been
constructed. The mission has provided Rs 1428.70 crore to
beneficiaries to build houses of their own till date.
Several states of the country have replicated this novel
initiative of Madhya Pradesh.
Antyodaya Aawas Yojana
Antyodaya Aawas Yojana has been launched for those BPL
scheduled caste and scheduled tribe families who are
either houseless or live in kuchcha houses in rural areas
and have not been included in Indira Aawas Yojana. Under
the scheme, such beneficiaries are given house costing Rs.
70 thousand on cent percent subsidy. As many as 5846
houses costing Rs. 29 crore 06 lakh were constructed under
the scheme in the state during year 2012-13. The work is
progressing fast to provide built-up houses costing Rs. 35
crore 03 lakh to 5000 families during year 2013-14. During
current fiscal, houses costing Rs. 42 crore 03 lakh will
be constructed for 6037 beneficiaries.
target was given to construct one lakh 12 thousand 936
houses under Indira Aawas Yojana during financial year
2013-14. For this
purpose, allocation of Rs. 615 crore 61 lakh was received.
Using these funds, 30 thousand 990 houses are being
constructed under Indira Aawas Yojana and 53 thousand 360
houses under Indira Aawas-FRA Yojana. Financial provision
for the scheme was 96 crore 04 in year 2003, which has
been increased to 385 crore 12 lakh during 2012-13. As
many as 60 thousand 845 houses were constructed in year
2013-14. This year a target has been set to construct one
lakh 13 thousand 411 houses at a cost of Rs. 806 crore 28
lakh. As a result of state government’s efforts, funds
received under the scheme from the Centre have increased 4