Kerala: About 1,379 houses completed so far under Life project
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As part of the 100-day programme in connection with the second anniversary of the state government, education minister V Sivankutty handed over the keys of the houses completed under the Life Sampoorna Parpidam scheme at a function held at Chemamkuzhi in Kattakkada.
A total of 1,379 houses have been completed across various local government bodies of the district under the LIFE project.
The construction of houses for 8,703 beneficiaries under the LIFE 2020 scheme is targeted to be completed in the financial year 2023-24.
So far 34,745 houses have been completed under various schemes in the district with 23,841 houses in gram panchayats and 10,904 houses in municipal corporations.
Around 3,215 people, including 1,364 scheduled castes, 417 scheduled tribes and 511 belonging to the fishing community have signed the contract out of which 1,033 homes have been completed. Out of the LIFE 2020 online applications, 3,549 have signed the contract while the constructions of houses for 29 were completed.
Through the ‘Manasoduithiri Mannu’ scheme, which provides land to the landless, two and a half acres of land has been made available in Poovachal, 22 cent of land in Nagaroor, three cent in Kallikkad and 15 cent in Pangode.
The government is in the process of constructing a housing complex to accommodate 114 beneficiaries in Poovachal. It has also been decided to construct housing complexes with 44 units in both Azhoor and Madavoor panchayats, the minister said.