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Government of India
Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
07-December-2011 16:56 IST
Financial Assistance for Implementation of Schemes to Goa

 

The Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has said that the schemes being implemented by her Ministry in the State of Goa are Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY), Integrated Low Cost Sanitation (ILCS) scheme and Interest Subsidy Scheme for Housing the Urban Poor (ISHUP).

 

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today she said, under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), one project for Panaji city under Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) and one project for Cuncolim town under Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) has been approved so far for construction/up-gradation of 155 and 70 houses along with necessary infrastructure facilities in the State of Goa.  The details of the projects approved under BSUP & IHSDP are as under:

Rs. in crores

 

BSUP

IHSDP

No. of projects approved

1

1

Project Cost approved

10.22

4.10

Central Share approved

4.60

1.40

ACA released

1.15

0

No. of DUs approved

155

70

 

She said, no funds have been released under Rajiv Awas Yojana till date, however, the Government has released Rs 111.71 lakhs to the Government of Goa for undertaking preparatory activities in three cities viz. Mormugao, Panaji and Margao under the Slum Free City Planning Scheme, the preparatory phase of RAY.

Kumari Selja said, no financial assistance has been given to the State of Goa during the last three years, under the Schemes namely Integrated Low Cost Sanitation (ILCS) scheme and Interest Subsidy Scheme for Housing the Urban Poor (ISHUP).

 

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