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The state government launched the "Nirman Shramik Pucca Ghar Yojana (NSPGY)" scheme to meet the housing needs of the building and other construction workers in rural areas, registered under the Odisha Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (OB&OCWWB), who play a pivotal role in the construction of individual and community assets and do not have their own pucca house.
The scheme's objective is to provide pucca houses to Building workers & other construction workers in rural areas registered under the Odisha Building Workers' Welfare Board. A pucca house means that it should be able to withstand normal wear and tear due to usage and natural forces including climatic conditions.
Key Features:
1. NSPGY is a scheme purely funded by the OB&OCVVWB with an annual budgetary outlay to be decided by the Board for each financial year, which is subject to revision from time to time.
2. The dwelling unit under NSPGY 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 NSPGY.
4. The fund under the scheme shall be credited to the beneficiary's account from the bank account maintained at the state level by PR & DW Department 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 toilet. The roof material will mandatorily be of RCC or any other material of equivalent strength approved by PR&DW Department. Innovation in housing typologies, design, building materials, and construction should be encouraged.
Time line:
The houses under “Nirman Shramik Pucca Ghar Yojana (NSPGY)” will be ordinarily completed within 12 months from the credit of 1st installment 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 extension subsequently.
Note 01: Any beneficiary allotted with a house under "Nirman Shramik Pucca Ghar Yojana" whose house has fully collapsed/washed away/fully damaged due to landslide/elephant menace/earthquake/flood/fire accident or cyclone, will be eligible to get another "Nirman Shramik Pucca Ghar Yojana (NSPGY)" house.
Note 02: Labour & ESI Department of Govt. of Odisha shall be the Administrative Department for the "Nirman Shramik Pucca Ghar Yojana (NSPGY)" scheme. The funds for this scheme will be released by the OB&OCWW Board and the execution/implementation of the scheme will be carried out by the Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water Department.
Note 03: Labour and ESI Department and Panchayati Raj Department shall be responsible for clarifying doubts, if any, and ensure that bottlenecks in the implementation of the scheme are removed as expeditiously as possible and communicated to all concerned as and when required.
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