Ownership Pattas (Land Titles) to 2 Lakh Slum Dwellers in Maharashtra

Maharashtra govt to give ownership pattas / rights to 2 lakh slum dwellers (women members) to enable them to avail loans from banks on this basis & to provide them with PMAY benefits by constructing pucca houses, the state govt. has completed the process of providing land titles to 25,000 slum dwellers

Dated: December 17, 2018 | Updated On: December 17, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | |

Maharashtra govt. has decided to provide ownership pattas to all slum dwellers formed on govt. land prior to 2011. In addition to these ownership rights, the land is being registered at a nominal amount. The state govt. has also relaxed the rules in order to benefit poor and needy persons. Around 2 lakh people in Nagpur would get benefit of this scheme. The rights would be distributed on a mission mode assured CM Devendra Fadnavis.

The Ownership Pattas were distributed by CM Nitin Gadkari during a programme at Timber Market on Jatarodi Road. On 16 December 2018, the state govt. distributed ownership rights to 9 slums which would enable them to avail loans on this basis.

Land titles are being given to the women members of the family and govt. will also provide them with PM Awas Yojana benefits by constructing pucca houses. Till date, the state govt. has completed the process of providing land titles to 25,000 slum dwellers.

Ownership Rights to Slum Dwellers in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is going to provide land titles to slum dwellers with minimum conditions. CM has also assured to provide land titles to slum dwellers who encroached the private land. The state govt. has framed a policy to provide fair compensation to land owners to provide land titles to slum dwellers. Around 2 lakh slum dwellers are going to be benefited from this drive.

This is a dream of every individual to possess their own house and to have their own roof. Slum dwellers are residing in pathetic condition over enroached govt. land for the past several years. Now the state govt. has fulfilled its promise to provide ownership rights of their land title. Now, people will have to pay minimum amount for registry of the property. Maharashtra govt. has relaxed various conditions to provide them land titles and govt. will give land titles to the slum dwellers till 2011.

Even the state govt. will also give them Rs. 2.50 lakh to improve the condition of their house under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. This move will change their quality of life, raise their living standards and now these people can enjoy the ownership of the house.

The central and state governments have also undertaken projects worth of Rs. 66,000 crores in Nagpur only. The state govt. has fulfilled 25 years old demand of slum dwellers. CM is also making consistent efforts to provide land titles to enroachment on private land. The land titles will be distributed from Zone Office from 17 December 2018.

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