More than 350 families allotted land under PMAY (G) till now

Srinagar: J&K Government on Friday said that more than 350 families were allotted 5 marlas land under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Grameen).
Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta during a high level meeting revealed today that till date more than 350 eligible families have been allotted 5-marla plots of land by the Deputy Commissioners after carrying out proper verifications about their claims.
It was further revealed that in the next few days all such landless persons eligible under phase -I would be provided the suitable plots of land as per the rules of the scheme.
Chief Secretary took stock of the allotments made by each Deputy Commissioner and enjoined upon them to ensure that no deserving person is left out.
He asked for making the names of all the beneficiaries public so that people know about them.
He also directed for assigning a clear reason against any rejected applications and communicating the same to the applicant for his knowledge.
The Chief Secretary enquired from each DC about the quantum of state land retrieved in their districts.
The Chief Secretary further observed that in order to achieve the objective of ‘Zero Houseless’ in J&K, the Deputy Commissioners should identify other landless people who are domiciles of the UT for covering them under the ambit of this scheme.
He maintained that in the next phase the administration would scrutinize their applications for allotment of 5 marlas of land in near future.
Those who were present in the meeting included Commissioner Secretary, RDD; Secretary, Revenue; Deputy Commissioners; Secretary in RDD; Director, Rural Development Kashmir/Jammu besides other concerned officers.

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