Three Block Development Officers have been suspended by the state government. The BDO’s were suspended as they could not implement the PMAY-G scheme. The BDO’s were suspended by a special order by the state government.
The suspended BDO’s are Girish Chandra Baishya of Hailakandi’s Lala Development Block, Ranjit Kalita of Borjalenga Development Block and Suraj Das of North Karimganj Development Block.
The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) or Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana (PMGAY) was launched after subsuming the Indira Awas Yojana into it. This scheme is being implemented by Ministry of Rural Development.
PMAY-G aims at providing a pucca house, with basic amenities, to all houseless households and those households living in kutcha and dilapidated house, to all houseless households and those households living in kutcha and dilapidated house, by 2022. The immediate objective is to cover 1 crore households living in kutcha house/dilapidated houses in three years from 2016-17 to 2018-19.