Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY)
The Government of India is implementing Indira Awaaz Yojana since the year 1985 – 86 to provide assistance for construction of dwelling units to SC / ST and freed bonded labours living Below Poverty Line in Rural Areas. From the year 1993 – 94 the scope of the scheme was extended to cover non SC / ST also. The benefits have also been extended to Ex-Serviceman and Physically Challenged Persons. The funding pattern of IAY is 75 : 25 between Central : States.
The order of priority for selection of beneficiaries is as follows and List of Beneficiaries should selected from the waiting list approved by the Gram Sabha. First Priority should be given to families of manual scavengers, including those rehabilitated and rehabilitated bonded labourers. Thereafter the priority to be adhered to is as follows:-
In order to finalize the annual select list of IAY beneficiaries and place the five year priority list before the Gram Sabha and draw the annual select list based on the target assigned for habitations and for scattered households. The Gram Sabha meeting to approve the annual select list.
The list of selected IAY beneficiaries should be sent immediately by the Presidents of the Village Panchayats concerned to BDO (V.P) and to the District Collector.