Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) on Thursday moved Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal over the alleged fallacious co-branding of PM Awas Yojana (PMAY) by Odisha authorities.
A delegation of the BJP met the Governor and demanded for a high-level committee for neutral probe into the alleged irregularities and corruption by the State authorities in allotment of homes to the beneficiaries beneath the Central housing scheme.
The Saffron occasion alleged that the Odisha authorities is appropriating the Central scheme and showcasing it as its personal. The State authorities is intentionally branding the flagship programme of the Centre as its personal, the occasion claimed.
The occasion alleged that through the preliminary levels of the implementation of the scheme, PMAY was being utilized in abbreviated type whereas Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY) was being utilized in expanded type by the State authorities. Nevertheless, this was modified with abbreviations of each PMAY and (BPGY) expanded kinds.
The Odisha authorities final 12 months had directed all of the district Collectors and challenge administrators of district rural improvement company (DRDA) to finish co-branding of all of the PMAY (G) and BPGY homes by finish of February 2021.
“Immediately, we apprised the Governor in regards to the irregularities as PMAY is the flagship programme of the Centre. We have now demanded that there ought to be no co-branding on the grounded homes,” stated State BJP president Samir Mohanty.
Chief of Opposition Pradipta Naik stated that there ought to be no change within the nomenclature as it’s the flagship programme of the Central authorities.
In the meantime, the Odisha authorities officers couldn’t be contacted over the allegations levelled by the BJP leaders.