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CS asks HUDD to remove ineligible beneficiaries after proper verification

Last Updated on November 11, 2021 at 7:45 pm

The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired the 9th meeting of the State Level Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (SLSMC) of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U) Mission.

Administrative Secretaries of Finance, Health & Medical Education, Housing & Urban Development, Forest, Ecology & Environment, Planning, Development & Monitoring, Jal Shakti, and Revenue, besides Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Managing Director, Housing Board, Managing Director & Chairman, Jammu & Kashmir Bank and concerned Heads of Departments participated in the meeting.

The Chief Secretary reviewed the progress achieved under the four verticals of PMAY-U namely Beneficiary Led Individual House Construction or Enhancement (BLC), Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP), Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) and In-Situ Slum Redevelopment (ISSR). It was informed that as per the revised survey, the department of Housing & Urban Development has sanctioned 55,868 houses under these four verticals.

It was informed that the Housing & Urban Development Department is undertaking verification of all approved beneficiaries to cross verify raised claims and weed out ineligible beneficiaries.  Accordingly, the claims of 18,613 and 1,524 beneficiaries in Kashmir and Jammu division, respectively, were proposed to be rejected.

The SLSMC approved the proposal of 20,457 and 10,949 housing units in Kashmir and Jammu division, respectively, under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U) Mission, while rejecting the proposed ineligible claims with the directions of submitting the written record proving such ineligibility.

Similarly, in Udhampur Planning Area and Bhaderwah Planning Area, claims of 32,001 beneficiaries were approved and that of 20,209, rejected.