Hasina inaugurates home distribution under Ashrayan-2 Project
Publish- January 23, 2021, 11:19 AM
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Update- February 07, 2021, 06:32 PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the distribution of homes among 66,189 landless and homeless families across the country under the Ashrayan-2 Project as part of the government’s pledge to provide houses to all landless and homeless families during “Mujib Borsho”.
Hasina virtually distributed pucca houses to some 66,189 landless and homeless families under the project as a gift from her government in Mujib Borsho, marking the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation.
Apart from the pucca houses, the poor families got ownership papers of two decimal land parcels from the Prime Minister, who launched the distribution process virtually from her official residence Ganobhaban. All the houses have been constructed on Khas land.
The Ashrayan Home Distribution Project rehabilitated some 320,058 landless and homeless families between 1997 and December 2020.
On the other hand, the Ashran-2 project (July 2010-June 2022) aims to rehabilitate 250,000 more landless, homeless, and displaced families, at a cost of Tk 4,840.28 crore. It has so far rehabilitated 192,277 poor families across the country.
A total of 48,500 landless and homeless families have been rehabilitated in barracks while 143,777 having own land (1-10 decimals but unable to construct houses) in semi-barracks, corrugated iron-sheet barracks, and specially designed houses.
The government is arranging accommodation for the homeless and also the landless families under the Ashrayan-2 home distribution project, a housing project run by the PMO. The government has enlisted 293,361 homeless and also landless families as well as 592,261 homeless families throughout the country.