BDA and OSHB distribute rental deed to more than 100 beneficiaries
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and the Odisha State Housing Board (OSHB) distributed a “rental deed” to more than a hundred beneficiaries of different programs of these two organizations during a function jointly organized by BDA and OSHB held at Jaydev Bhawan in the State Capital today.
A total of 121 lease deeds, of which 78 from BDA and 43 from OSHB were handed over to the beneficiaries.
Each beneficiary received a plant with their title deed to encourage them to plant a tree and take care of it like a member of their family.
The decision to hand over the leases to the beneficiaries was taken after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik exempted interest from six BDA projects and five housing projects in the amount of over Rs 29.15 crore, providing a huge relief to the beneficiaries.
Out of Rs 29.15 crore, BDA exempted Rs 19, 20, 88,000 and the State Housing Board waived around Rs 9.94 crore with respect to the execution of the lease deed.
“Up to 2,083 beneficiaries (1925 from OSHB and 878 from BDA) will benefit because they will obtain the deed of lease of their properties in different housing programs. This became possible thanks to the visionary leadership of our Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his timely decision to waive interest to the tune of Rs 29.15 crore. In addition, our Chief Minister has made various services available to citizens online for convenient, efficient and transparent service delivery to the people, ”said Pratap Jena, Minister of Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water, of the Law, Housing and Urban Development, which graced the occasion as a guest of honor.
Priyadarshi Mishra, chairman of the Odisha State Housing Council, also addressed the assembly and said the decision to relinquish the interests of the Chief Minister is historic and extremely beneficial for these BDA beneficiaries. and OSHB.
Speaking on the occasion, BDA Vice President Sanjay Kumar Singh said that BDA has recently taken several pro-citizen measures, including making almost all of its services available online for the benefit of people at home. era of information technology.
“In accordance with the instructions of our Chief Minister, today we have organized a special program to issue a lease contract or title deed to several beneficiaries in six different housing programs. In addition to this, BDA is working swiftly to execute all pending leases and hand over to the respective beneficiaries.
Emphasizing the role of the BDA in providing affordable housing to eligible beneficiaries, the vice president said the authority has been working on several new projects and soon 1000 new housing units will be ready for which the award could. start from the end of January.
The BDA is also building around 7,500 housing units under the Affordable Housing project.
Singh urged people and beneficiaries to visit Bhubaneswar.me, a unified portal to avail various services of BDA, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd (BSCL) related to property, payment of tax of detention, etc.
The six housing projects of BDA in which the beneficiaries have been distributed rental agreement are Ananta Vihar Housing Scheme, Phase-II; Pokhariput Housing Program; Kalinga Nagar traced development plan; Housing program K-6 & K-6A; Udayagiri Vihar Housing Program; and the Arya Vihar housing program
The five OSHB housing programs under which the rental agreement was distributed to beneficiaries are the Satyasai enclave in Aigania; LIG Housing Program, Dumduma, Ph-IV; Staff Housing Program, Kapilaprasad; HIG 7 acres Chandrasekharpur; Model housing scheme, VSS Nagar, Ph-II; and LIG Housing in Sikharchandi.
Kabindra Kumar Sahoo, Secretary, BDA delivered the welcome speech and OSHB Secretary Sagarika Patnaik expressed her thanks.
Among others Ananta Narayan Jena, MLA, Bhubaneswar Central, Sabyasachi Hota, Allotment Officer-1, Sukanta Kumar Behera, Allotment Officer-2, Harish Chandra Nayak, Additional Commissioner, BDA, Aradhana Das, Land Officer, OSHB were present.