Gangtok: Sikkim Ministers Lok Nath Sharma and Karma Lodayon Thursday inaugurated newly constructed houses for the poor in their respective constituencies.
Loknath Sharma, Minister of Agriculture, also MLA of Gayzing Bermoik constituency inaugurated the house under Sikkim Garib Awas Yojna.
Simultaneously, the Minister of Forest, also MLA from Kabi Lungchok constituency North, inaugurated Three houses and provided them to the beneficiaries.
Sikkim Garib Awas Yojna is a flagship programme of the SKM Govt. Chief Minister PS Tamang had launched the scheme for Rural Poor in 2020.’100 persons from each constituency would be provided benefit under the scheme,’ announced Chief Minister PS Tamang, in his public speech, earlier.
All the beneficiaries are being provided with a house constructed at the cost of Rs 17 Lakh 51 Thousand consisting of two bedrooms, one living room, kitchen and toilet. They have also been given a TV set, furniture including a Sofa set, three cots and a cupboard.
Till March 2022,at least 3222 Rural people are expected to get ‘Pukka House’s each. CS Rao Secretary, Rural Development.
Department is carrying out the responsibility, with Engineers and others.