Bhubaneswar, Mar 31 (UNI) The Union authorities has requested the Odisha authorities to take away the brand of Biju Pakka Ghar Yojana (BPGY) within the centrally sponsored Prime Minister Awas Yojana Gramin(PMAY-G) )scheme.
The emblem of Biju Pakka Ghar Yojana( BPGY) just isn’t permissible underneath the provisions of PMAY-G, Union Rural Improvement Secretary Nagedranath Sinha in a letter to Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra stated.
Mr Sinha requested the Odisha authorities to not co-brand the Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY), a state scheme, with Prime Minister Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G )scheme which is a centrally sponsored scheme accepted in Parliament.
He stated the scheme is to be applied in its unique type and underneath the identify of PMAY-G underneath the agreed funding sample and no different identify could be appended.
Mr Sinha stated the Rural Improvement Ministry had earlier conveyed to the states and Union territories to make use of the one official brand of PMAY-G.
The Union Secretary stated the contribution of the minimal state share from state assets is a dedication by the state authorities for the implementation of a centrally sponsored scheme and it doesn’t confer the rights to the state authorities to be used of another brand apart from PMAY-G.
He stated using the Biju Pakka Ghar Yojana( BPGY) brand just isn’t permissible underneath the provisions of PMAY-G.
The BJP in December final had first raised the difficulty of using huge sticker of BPGY in Pucca Ghar constructed underneath the PMAY-G scheme.
The BJP opposed using the brand of each PMAY-G and BPGY in homes allotted to beneficiaries underneath the PMAY-G scheme and later tore the stickers.
A delegation of the BJP led by the chief of Opposition had submitted a memorandum to the Governor for the elimination of the BPGY stickers.
On February 12 the BJP MPs led by Petroleum and Pure Fuel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had requested Union Minister for Panchayati raj to personally intervened within the matter.
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