Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the Union Government to accomplish the objective of “Safe Housing For All”.
Chief Minister Mr.Patnaik has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to apprise about the requirement of providing “Shelter Security” to all eligible households in the State.
Mr.Patnaik apprised Mr.Modi about the fact that Odisha has identified, Geo-Tagged and Aadhar Seeded 7.87 Lakh Houses in 14 “FANI” affected Districts.
FANI, a devastating cyclone hit the State on 3 May, 2019 left a trail of destruction in the State.
CM Mr.Patnaik said these affected people, who are the eligible beneficiaries are needed to be brought into the ‘Permanent Wait List’ of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) PMAY(G) Special Houses.
Mr.Patnaik pointed out that this will not only provide relief to the FANI affected families, but also ensure safe housing to rural families to withstand the natural calamities in the cyclone prone areas.
Further, Chief Minister Mr.Patnaik said that the State Government has identified 6.07 Lakh eligible households, who had left out from the Permanent Wait List of PMAY(G) in 16 Non-FANI Affected Districts.
Accordingly, the Ministry of Rural Development in Government of India may be advised to open Window of Aawas+ Mobile App to Geo-Tag these houses to accomplish the objective of “Safe Housing For All”, said Chief Minister Mr.Patnaik.