Rajasthan: 2.59 lakh ineligible names removed from PMAY-Gramin list
JAIPUR: The state’s rural development and panchayati raj department has identified 2.59 lakh ineligible beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Grameen (PMAY-G) in the state.
After removal of the ineligible beneficiaries from the Awaas Plus list, currently, there are 13.37 lakh eligible beneficiaries in the state.
According to data from the department, of the total 15.90 lakh families registered on Awaas Plus app,names of 2.06 lakh ineligible beneficiaries were rejected via system directly and the rest 52,527 ineligible beneficiaries were rejected by districts because of technical and clerical errors.
Rajasthan has got a fresh target from government of India to build 3.97 lakh houses under the scheme in 2021-22.
“In line with the scheme’s focus, the states/UTs are required to earmark at least 60% of the targets for SCs and STs subject to their availability in the permanent waiting list (PWL).
To cater to the housing needs of the minorities, as far as possible,15% of the total targets under the scheme is to be earmarked for them,” a ministry of rural development department order stated.