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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation
RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 282* TO BE ANSWERED ON MARCH 16, 2011 Houses for Economically Weaker Sections in Bengaluru, Karnataka
*No. 282 SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government proposes to provide affordable housing to economically weaker sections and low income group people in Bengaluru, Karnataka;
(b) if so, the details thereof,
(c) whether land for the purpose has also been earmarked; and
(d) if so, the details thereof?
ANSWER THE MINISTER OF HOUSING & URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION (KUMARI SELJA)
(a) to (d) : A Statement is laid on the Table of the Sabha.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO.282* FOR 16.3.2011 REGARDING HOUSES FOR ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTIONS IN BENGALURU. KARNATAKA
(a) to (d): Land and colonization are State Subjects. However, Bengaluru is one of the 65 Mission Cities under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), launched in the year 2005.
Under the Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) sub-component of the JNNURM, 14 projects for a total project cost of Rs.510.85 crore with Central share of Rs.236.60 crore have been sanctioned for Bengaluru, Karnataka envisaging 19984 dwelling units. Central share of Rs.98.47 crore has been released towards sanctioned projects. Details are given as per Annexure.
Further, as per agreed reform agenda under JNNURM, Government of Karnataka has committed to earmark at least 20-25% of developed land in all housing projects for EWS/LIG through cross-subsidisation.
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 282 FOR 16.3.2011
Name of the State/UT
Total Project Cost Approved
Total No. Dwelling Units Approved (N+U)
Total of Central Share Approved
Total State Share Approved
Total ACA Released
Rehabilitation of selected Slums in Bangalore City, under BSUP
Basic Services to the Urban Poor-BMP Pilot Slums (for 2 slums namely Kalyani and Jasma Bhavan
Basic Services to the Urban Poor- BBMP Pilot Slums at Kodihalli, Bakashi Garden and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Slum-Malleshwaram
Construction of 880 BSUP houses (G+3) and development works at Bhuvaneshwarinagar, Uttarahalli, Bangalore.
Basic Services to the Urban Poor Under JNNURM, Kanteervanagar Bangalore
Basic Services to the Urban Poor-Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar Palika (BBMP), Slums (Phase -1), Bengaluru.
BSUP - Scheme of Basic service for Urban poor covering 16 slum areas in Bengaluru (Phase II)
Scheme of Basic services for Urban Poor (BSUP) at Challaghatta slum area in BengaIuru, phase-III, Karnataka
Scheme of Basic services for Urban Poor (BSUP) at Bhovi colony, SG palaya slum area for construction of100 Dwelling Units (DUs) in Bengaluru, phase-III, Karnataka
Scheme of Basic services for urban poor (BSUP) at Hakkipikki colony slum for the construction of 208 DUs in Bengaluru
Scheme of Basic services for urban poor (BSUP) at Mahalingeshwara slum area for the construction of 310 DUs in Bengaluru.
Scheme of Basic services for urban poor (BSUP) at Nagareshwara Nagenahalli slum area for the construction of 208 DUs in Bengaluru
Scheme of Basic services for urban poor (BSUP) at Roshana Nagar slum area for the construction of 320 DUs in Bengaluru
Scheme of Basic services for urban poor (BSUP) at Veerbhadra Nagara slum area for the construction of 256 DUs in Bengaluru