Guwahati: The state government on Monday said that it is planning to construct 250 houses for Safai Karmacharis this year in the first phase and more will follow in the future.
During the Budget speech, the Assam Finance Minister Ajanta Neog said, “I am pleased to announce a scheme for providing housing to all safai karmacharis equipped with essential amenities such as streetlights, water supply, parks, and community centers in municipal boards and town committees in a phased manner. In the first phase, a sum of Rs.37.50 crore is being earmarked for undertaking construction of 250 houses across the State in the current year. ”
“The state has scaled new heights in consolidation of peace, innovative governance, core infrastructure development, social infrastructure and empowerment, and cultural renaissance,” Neog said.
The Finance Minister praised the development happening in the state, “With the goal of securing Assam’s position among the top five states in the country, the Hon’ble Chief Minister has announced that we will continue our journey of development to ensure every single citizen of Assam has access to government development schemes.”