WB Bangla Awas Yojana 2023-2024 (বাংলা আবাস যোজনা) Application Form PDF online download link is now available on this page or you can direclty download it from the official website at wbhousing.gov.in. Approx 9 lakh houses in rural areas and 8,000 houses for Sanatan Brahmin Priests (Hindu Pujaris) are sanctions under Banglar Awas Yojna 2023. Here check the complete details of a state-run Banglar Rural Housing Scheme for Poor People. To know more about this housing scheme, please continue reading ahead.
WB Bangla Awas Yojana 2023 (Latest News)
West Bengal Government has launched WB Bangla Awas Yojana 2023 as its own housing scheme. বাংলা আবাস যোজনা is an initiative of the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led state government for the welfare of the poor people. In this rural housing scheme, the state government provides free-of-cost houses to needy people.
Banglar Awas Yojana aims to ensure that each and every person in the state has their own roof and is an alternative to PM Awas Yojana in the state. In today’s article, we will cover all the aspects of the WB Bangla Awas Yojana (Bangla Housing Scheme) i.e Banglar Bari Prokolpo online application, list, status check online, etc.
Banglar Rural Housing Scheme for Poor People
To ensure proper housing for every rural household in the state, CM Mamata Banerjee’s government has decided to construct at least 4.51 lakh houses initially in the 2023-24 fiscal under WB Banglar Awas Yojana (BAY). The highest number of houses, which is 66,155, would be constructed in the Murshidabad district. All District Magistrates have been provided with district-wise data on the number of houses to be built as per the sanction following the set norms in a high-level virtual meeting on 13 July 2023.
|Name of Scheme||Bangla Awas Yojana 2023|
|Launched By||CM Mamata Banerjee|
|Objective||Providing housing to poor people at affordable prices|
|Beneficiaries||All residents of the state|
|Application Process||Online/ Offline Mode|
District-wise Houses Sanctioned in Bangla Awas Yojana
As per the initial sanction for each of the districts, the number of district-wise sanctioned houses would be as under:
- Murshidabad => 66,155 houses
- East Midnapore => 51,212 houses
- Malda => 47,042 houses
- Birbhum => 45,501 houses
- North 24 Parganas => 35,157 houses
- South 24 Parganas => 38,560 houses
- East Burdwan => 30,085 houses
- Purulia => 27,497 houses
- Darjeeling => 1,706 houses
Note – Similarly, sanction for all 22 districts and Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad has been provided to district authorities. The district authorities will identify the beneficiaries as per their applications.
Assistance Amount in WB Banglar Awas Yojana
After a registration process, each beneficiary of WB Bangla Awas Yojana 2023 will be getting ₹1.20 lakh to ₹1.30 lakh each in 2 to 3 installments. The installment amounts will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. Each beneficiary will also get wages at ₹213 per day under the MGNREGA scheme for 95 days as labor costs to build the house.
Around 5,384 crores rupees have been proposed in the West Bengal State Budget for the year 2023-24 fiscal with a target to build around 9 lakh new houses under the BAY scheme. Under the rural housing program, around 38.31 lakh houses were constructed at an expenditure of ₹47,097 crores between 2010-11 and 2021-22. It includes 8.80 lakh houses in 2023-24 fiscal, which is the highest among all states in the country.
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WB Bangla Awas Yojana Application Form PDF
The application format for WB Bangla Awas Yojana 2023 will remain the same as the previous housing schemes by the state government. People can now download the application form pdf for the allotment of flats built by the West Bengal Govt under HIG/ MIG/ LIG/ IHE/ SCP schemes for residential purposes from the official website or by clicking the link below. The WB Banglar Awas Yojana Online Application Form will appear as shown below:
Download: WB Bangla Awas Yojana Form PDF
Bangla Awas Yojana for Sanatan (Hindu) Brahmin Priests
In WB Bangla Awas Yojana 2023, the West Bengal government is going to provide Free Houses for Sanatan (Hindu) Brahmin Priests. Around 8,000 poor brahman pujari working in temples (Mandirs) will get new homes under the flagship Banglar Awas Yojana. In addition to this, a monthly allowance of ₹1,000 per month will be provided to Hindu priests. Bangla Awas Yojana is an alternative to the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana 2023 – housing scheme in West Bengal state. The government will hand over these houses to the people on a specified date which is to be announced soon.
The decision to provide free homes to Sanatan Brahmin Priests under WB Bangla Awas Yojana 2023 was taken ahead of the assembly polls. The state govt had earlier provided land to the Sanatan Brahmin sect to set up an academy at Kolaghat. Many priests in this sect are financially weak. So the WB Govt has decided to help such Hindu priests by providing them with an allowance of ₹1,000 per month and also free housing under the state government’s housing scheme. The state government of West Bengal will also distribute sanction certificates to beneficiaries on “Banglar Awas Bitaran Divas”.
WB Bangla Gramin Awas Yojana 2023 List
Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee announced to start of WB Bangla Gramin Awas Yojana 2023 for Sanatan Brahmin Priests. In this scheme, approx. 8,000 Hindu pujari would be eligible who can avail of free homes under the flagship housing scheme of the state. CM congratulated people on the Hindi Diwas and said that the West Bengal government respects all languages and does not have a linguistic bias. Now all beneficiaries can check their name in the Bangla Awas Yojana list 2023 pdf after online applying for the housing scheme. People can also check the online status of their application through the official website.
Note – The state government will also provide a monthly allowance of ₹1,000 per month to Hindu Pujaris in temples. In addition to the monetary help and housing scheme for Hindu priests, CM has also announced to set up Hindi Academy and Dalit Sahitya Academy.