Mizoram Housing Scheme – The Hon’ble Rural Development Minister of Mizoram R. Lalzirliana has come up with a new housing scheme named Chief Minister’s Rural Housing Scheme under the flagship programme New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) throughout the state.
Mizoram Housing Scheme
During the scheme launching program, Minister Lalzirliana said that the state government is committed to the uplift the underprivileged section of society. He said that the Chief Minister Housing Scheme was designed specially for underprivileged families living in rural villages.
He said the state government is providing assistance to economically-backward families through various welfare schemes.
As per the rural development minister, the state government will provide Rs 50,000 to beneficiaries under the housing scheme.
The Mizoram Government has launched a pilot scheme under the NEDP named Mizoram Housing Scheme. The state government has designed this scheme to provide housing assistance to poor families in rural areas.
For the Mizoram Housing Scheme, the state government has made the rural development department as the nodal agency. The assistance would be disbursed to the beneficiaries through the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) through the department.
Apart from this, the government has also constituted the District-level selection committees under the leadership of the respective deputy commissioners of all the district headquarters to select the beneficiaries.
Previously, this rural housing scheme was launched in 2016-17 in three districts – Serchhip, Lawngtlai and Saiha -and Rs 6 crore had been spent for the housing scheme.
The State Government had sanctioned a total amount of Rs 100 crore for the implementation of the scheme of the financial year in all eight districts.
Details of Beneficiaries of Mizoram Housing Scheme
- 499 beneficiaries have been selected from Aizawl district
- 415 from Champhai district
- 619 from Lunglei district
- 300 from Mamit district
- 167 from Kolasib district
- 200 from Serchhip district
- 500 each from Lawngtlai and Siaha districts