Tuesday, July 19, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Houses allotted for SC/STs misused



Houses allotted for SC/STs misused
indianexpress Express News Service , The New Indian Express
Posted on Jul 19, 2011 at 11:22am IST

BANGALORE: The Social Justice Committee that inspected various places
has found that the houses that were allotted by the BBMP for SC and ST
have been misused; they have other occupants.

The release from BBMP said that the Committee which visited Jogupalya
found that there are no SC/ST beneficiaries who are eligible to claim
the houses sanctioned under the 22.75 per cent scheme for the
economically weaker section.

However, the executive engineer (EE) of the ward has called for the
tender to construct 46 more houses.

The design is also approved.

The Committee under the chairmanship of K Mahesh Babu inquired about
the same, but did not get a satisfactory answer.

They have requested the BBMP commissioner to freeze the tender which
was called for constructing these houses and also take action against
the officials involved.

During the inspection of Sevanagar 59 people were identified as
beneficiary for houses.

But the committee found the houses had been allotted to other people instead.

The concerned officials failed to answer.

In Devarajeevanahalli, 285 houses had been sanctioned for SC/ST beneficiaries.

The EE had informed, that construction of 75 houses was complete.

The committee also inspected 47 houses that are under construction at

The committee members included Uday Kumar, Lokesh Nayaka and
Saraswathamma, Rajeshwari among others.

The previous Standing Committee for Social Justice had announced to
construct 10,000 houses for the economically weaker section.

The Palike has a corpus of `477 crore for the welfare schemes in the
budget (2010-11).

Approximately 22.75 per cent of funds has been earmarked for the SC/
ST community as per the law.

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