Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) on Wednesday launched a blistering assault on the Odisha authorities alleging huge irregularities within the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) within the State.
Addressing a press convention, common secretary of the State BJP unit, Prithviraj Harichandan stated that the central housing scheme is mired in corruption in the State. As a substitute of eligible beneficiaries, BJD leaders are availing the advantages of the scheme (getting homes underneath PMAY), alleged Harichandan.
“The State authorities had acquired PMAY functions from individuals between February 7 and 22. Nonetheless, even after virtually 10 months, the functions are nonetheless mendacity unattended at block places of work,” he said.
The BJP chief additional stated that the Centre is contributing in the direction of PMAY and the State’s work is to make sure eligible beneficiaries avail its advantages. Nonetheless, the Odisha authorities is utilizing the Biju Pucca Ghar brand on homes constructed underneath the central housing scheme, he alleged.
“If the Naveen authorities doesn’t cease hijacking the central authorities scheme, the BJP will stage protests in entrance of block places of work and police stations on December 28 and 29, respectively,” he stated whereas tearing up a letter of the State authorities on the scheme on the presser.
Although feedback of the BJD leaders couldn’t be obtained over the allegations, the ruling social gathering had earlier said that there’s nothing unsuitable in utilizing the emblem because the State’s share within the housing scheme is round 51 to 56 per cent.
Then again, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik not too long ago urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to supply shelter to all eligible households within the State underneath PMAY.
In a letter to PM Narendra Modi, Patnaik demanded 7.87 lakh pucca houses in 14 districts which had been hit by the extraordinarily extreme cyclone ‘Fani’ in Could 2019.