The government is considering expanding the scheme to 1,000 beneficiaries in each assembly constituency.
Despite the fiscal restrictions imposed by the central government and the delay in releasing funds for various schemes during this financial year, the Telangana government is set to launch a scheme of Rs 3 lakh assistance to those building houses on their own plots during 2023-24. As if she is considering fulfilling her promises. Specific allocation is likely to be given for this scheme.
It is noteworthy that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced to start the assistance of Rs 3 lakh for the housing scheme during the financial year 2022-23. But, the scheme could not take off due to various reasons including delay in finalizing the modalities for implementing the scheme. The government is considering expanding the scheme to 1,000 beneficiaries in each assembly constituency. At least Rs 1,000 crore is likely to be kept in the budget for the new housing scheme.
The local Panchayat Raj and Municipal bodies will assist the ‘R&B Wing’ in the implementation of the scheme. For Girijan Bandhu Yojana, the Tribal Welfare Department has prepared a draft proposal under which each beneficiary will get financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh with 100 per cent subsidy to set up a small scale industry or other self-employment oriented economic activity.
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Story first published: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 19:38 [IST]