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Mon, 07/23/2012 - 12:08 -- admin

Indira Awaas Yojana

Aim of Indira Awaas Yojana is to provide financial assistance to the rural poor living Below the Poverty Line (BPL) for construction of house.

BPL rural households of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, non-Scheduled Castes & non-Scheduled Tribes, Ex-servicemen of the armed & paramilitary forces killed in action, physically & mentally
challenged persons, freed bonded labourers & Minorities are eligible to get assistance under Indira Awaas Yojana.

60% of the benefits of the Scheme are meant for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. Besides 3% of the houses are reserved for physically & mentally challenged persons amongst the rural BPL families. Funds are also earmarked for coverage of minorities.

The information may be obtained from Ministry of Rurual Development, State  Government & DRDAs/Gram Panchayat. Information is also available in the website of Ministry of Rural Development at

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