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Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana

Pucca Ghar
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Frequently Asked Questions
The objective of the scheme is to convert all kutcha houses into Pucca houses in rural areas of the state in a mission-mode approach. A Pucca house means that it should be able to withstand normal wear & tear due to usage and natural forces including climatic conditions.

A “Pucca” house is one with the following characteristics:
  1. Material: It should have a foundation, wall and roof of permanent material.
  2. Wall material: Fly ash bricks, burnt bricks, stones (packed with lime or cement), cement concrete, etc. |
  3. Roof Material: Tiles, GCI (Galvanized Corrugated Iron) sheets, asbestos cement sheets, RBC (Reinforced Brick Concrete) and RCC (Reinforced Cement Concrete) etc.
  4. Lifetime: The expected life of the structure must be a minimum of 30 years
It is clarified that the above definition is only for the verification of households with Pucca houses. The houses that shall be constructed under this scheme shall be of RCC or any other material of equivalent strength approved by the PR & DW Department.

Key Features:
  1. Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana is a State plan scheme and is designed to provide Pucca houses to eligible rural households living in the kutcha houses.
  2. The dwelling unit under Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana will be sanctioned preferably in the name of the woman head of the household.
  3. No contractor shall be involved in the construction of houses under the Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana.
  4. The fund under the scheme shall be credited to the beneficiary’s account from the Bank account maintained at the State level through Public Financial Management System (PFMS). No other form of payment to the beneficiaries will be made under the scheme.
  5. The minimum carpet area of the house should be 25 square meters including a hygienic cooking space and excluding a toilet. The roof material will mandatorily be of RCC or any other material of equivalent strength approved by the Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water Department. Innovation in housing typologies, design, building materials and construction should be encouraged.

The Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana has two components -
  1. Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana(Normal),
  2. Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (Special)

The houses under Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana will be ordinarily completed within 12 months from the credit of 1% instalment in her/his account. Beneficiaries constructing a bigger house must be advised to first complete the core house with a carpet area of at least 25 square meters and go for an extension subsequently.
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