The Nirman Sharmika Pucca Ghara Yojana has been lunched to meet the housing needs of building and other construction workers registered under the Odisha Building and other Construction Workers’ welfare Board who do not have their own pucca house and who have not availed of housing assistance under any other Govt. Scheme of the State or Central Govt.
A building worker between the age of 18 years and 60years having existing valid registration with the Odisha Building and other construction Workers Welfare Board under the Building and other construction workers (RE&CS) Act at least for a continuous period of 3years will be eligible for assistance under the “Nirman Sharmika Pucca Ghara Yojana”.
This scheme is launched to provide or assist permanent shelters to the construction workers. The state govt. has decided to raise a fund of Rs. 1000 crores for the welfare of the construction labourers and their family. The Odisha Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board have managed to raise Rs. 750 crores by collecting cess from different Govt. constructions.