Oodisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 30:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will provide financial, technical and managerial assistance to the Odisha government to construct pucca houses for 30 lakh beneficiaries in the state.
The houses would be constructed by 2019, said a release of Panchayati Raj department.
The proposal was discussed at a meeting between Panchayati Raj minister Arun Sahu and UNDP country head Jaco Cilliers and other officials of UNDP here today.
The BJD government had announced in its manifesto that it would provide pucca houses under the Biju pucca ghar scheme to all the poor people in the state.
The UNDP would also prepare a vision document on constructing cyclone resistant centres in the state, said the release.