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About The Project

OVERVIEW of Housing For All(HFA):
HFA (U), a Mission Mode Programme launched on 25th June 2015. It is a seven-year program that envisages the provision of Housing to all EWS and LIG category families by 2022. The Mission is being implemented during 2015-2022.
Criteria for selecting beneficiaries :
1. Beneficiaries must belong to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category.
2. Beneficiaries must not own a “Pucca” house anywhere in India.
3. Beneficiaries must have ownership of the land, where construction is proposed.
The Mission is being implemented through four verticals giving options to beneficiaries. These four verticals are as below,
1. In-situ Slum rehabilitation of Slum Dwellers with the participation of private developers using land as a resource (ISSR).
2. Promotion of Affordable Housing for weaker sections through credit-linked subsidy (CLSS).
3. Affordable Housing in Partnership with Public & Private sectors (AHP).
4. Subsidy for beneficiary-led individual house construction (BLC).
Amongst the above-mentioned verticals, as per the Demand Survey, the major focus is on beneficiary-led individual house construction (BLC-New). However, simultaneously new projects are being taken up for AHP. Credit Linked Subsidy is implemented as Central Sector Scheme. HUDCO & NHB are acting as Central Nodal Agencies to channel subsidies to the Primary Lending Institution and for monitoring the Progress.
Implementation and Project Management :
The Mission supports the construction of Houses up to 30 Sq. Mtr Carpet area ( Model layout Plan prepared by MEDte, Govt. of West Bengal) with basic civic infrastructure and it conforms to the standards of the National Building Code.SUDA is the State Level Nodal Agency that monitors regular progress and provides support to the ULBs through capacity-building measures thereby ensuring effective implementation. Municipal Engineering Directorate provides technical support and supervision with regard to the Construction of Dwelling Units and Infrastructure. State-level technical cell (SLTC) is in a position comprising ten professionals who are providing support to the ULBs and SUDA. Third-Party Quality Monitoring Agency (TPQMA) has been engaged to ensure the quality of construction under the above verticals except for CLSS.
Fund Sharing : 
Total Dwelling Unit Cost is Rs. 3.68 Lakh (Rs. 4.41 Lakh for Hilly Areas) Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Govt. of India is providing Rs.1.5 lakh for BLC & AHP. The government of West Bengal is providing Rs.1.93 lakhs as State Share to the ULBs having less than 5 Lakh Population, Rs. 1.83 lakh to the ULBs having more than 5 Lakh Population, and Rs.2.66 lakh for the ULBs in Hilly Areas. Moreover, the Beneficiary Contribution is Rs.0.25 lakh for all ULBs except ULBs having a population of more than 5 lakhs ( Rs.0.35 Lakh) Apart from these, 5% of the Total Project Cost is provided by the State, and the rest 5% by the ULBs for Infrastructure Development.

**Data Sources: Urban & Municipal Affairs Development, Govt. of WB**

Contact Person

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1 SUMIT DAS CLTC 6290037744