Around 12,245 landless beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Grameen (PMAY-G) in the state. The state’s rural development and panchayati raj department has written to all the district collectors to run a campaign in the districts to allot pieces of land to the landless beneficiaries for building houses under the scheme.
According to a letter written by chief secretary Niranjan Arya to district collectors, out of 55,405 landless beneficiaries under PMAY-G scheme, 12,245 are yet to get land for houses. The same letter asks all the district collectors to run a campaign and allot lands to beneficiaries at the earliest.
According to data received from the department, Ganganagar has the highest number of landless beneficiaries at 3,724, followed by Bundi at 1,229 and Udaipur at 1,224. Hanumangarh has 987 landless beneficiaries under the scheme and Jodhpur has 873. As per the data, Jaipur has 420 landless beneficiaries under the scheme.
Meanwhile, the state’s rural development department has directed all the districts to promote environment-friendly metals on a pilot basis in at least one panchayat for recycling of plastic waste. The department had suggested to the districts the use of plastic shredding machines (with blade grinding machine and accessories), plastic ball machines (hydraulic) and dust remover machines.