Over 40,000 houses for Chhattisgarh's urban poor

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New Delhi, Apr 8 (UNI) Over 40,000 houses will be constructed in Chhattisgarh under the Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) and the Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) scheme.

Both these programmes are the flagship programmes of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.

Under IHSDP, 14846 new dwelling units have been approved for construction at the total project cost of Rs. 176.50 crore, which includes the central share of Rs 122.01 crore and state share of Rs 54.49 crore.

Central Assistance of Rs 61 crore has been released by the Ministry of Finance.

Under the BSUP, the projects worth amounting to Rs. 391.45 crore have been approved to construct 27976 new dwelling units in one mission city in the State. The central share will come to Rs. 312.18 crore and state share to Rs 79.26 crore.

Central Assistance of Rs 78.05 crore has also been released by the Ministry of Finance.

The Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme was launched by the Prime Minister in December 2005 for urban slum dwellers.

The existing Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana (VAMBAY) and the discontinued National Slum Development Programme (NSDP) are subsumed in the IHSDP for holistic slum development.

The programme covers all the towns except the 63 mission towns/cities covered under the BSUP under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

The BSUP scheme was launched by the Prime Minister in December 2005 for the urban slum dwellers who are residing in dilapidated conditions in the identified 63 mission cities.

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