GUWAHATI, Nov 6 � Fifty thousand new houses would be constructed in Assam during the current financial year, and out of them 5,000 would be constructed in Sivasagar district under the Indira Awaas Yojana (IAS).
This was stated by Krishna Kamal Saikia, Assistant Planning Officer of DRDA, Sivasagar, during a recent public information campaign (PIC) being held under the aegis of the Core Committee, PIC, Assam, at Sivasagar, stated an official release.
He said 25 houses have been allotted in each of the 118 gaon panchayats of the district. The houses would be constructed with an amount of Rs 75,000 each and the amount would be released in three instalments, which would be deposited directly in the beneficiary�s bank accounts.
Various cultural programmes were held as a part of the PIC by the Song and Drama Division, Government of India, during the event.