Bhubaneswar, November 20: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Odisha State Housing Board (OSHB) on Saturday distributed ‘Lease Deed’ to more than 100 beneficiaries of different schemes of these two organisations at a function held at Jaydev Bhawan here.
Total 121 lease deeds, which includes 78 of BDA and 43 of OSHB were handed over to the beneficiaries. Each beneficiary was given a plant along with their property title document to encourage them planting a tree and taking care of it like their family member.
The decision of handing over lease deed to beneficiaries was taken after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had exempted interest in respect of six schemes of BDA and five housing schemes to the tune of over Rs 29.15 crore, giving a huge relief to beneficiaries.
Out of Rs 29.15 crore, BDA has exempted Rs 19, 20, 88, 000 and State Housing Board waived off around Rs 9.94 crore with regard to execution of lease deed.
Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena distributed the lease deeds.
“As many as 2,083 beneficiaries (1925 of OSHB and 878 of BDA) will be benefitted as they will get their lease deed of their properties in different housing schemes,” said the Minister.
OSHB Chairman Priyadarshi Mishra spoke on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, BDA Vice-Chairman Sanjay Kumar Singh said BDA has taken several citizen friendly steps recently, including making almost all its services available online for the benefit of the people in the age of Information Technology.
“Today, we have organised the event to hand over lease deed or title of properties to several beneficiaries in six different housing schemes. In addition to this, BDA is expeditiously working on to execute all the pending lease deeds and hand over to the respective beneficiaries,” said Singh.
Singh said the authority has been working on several new projects and soon 1000 new housing units will be ready for which allotment may start from January end. The BDA is also constructing around 7,500 housing units under Affordable Housing project.
The six housing projects of BDA in which the allottees were distributed lease deed are as below mentioned:
1. Ananta Vihar Housing Scheme, Phase- II
2. Pokhariput Housing Scheme
3. Kalinga Nagar Plotted Development Scheme
4. K-6 & K—6A Housing Scheme
5. Udayagiri Vihar Housing Scheme
6. Arya Vihar Housing Scheme
The five housing schemes of OSHB under which the lease deed was distributed to allottees are as follows:
1. Sri Satyasai Enclave at Aigania
2. LIG Housing Scheme, Dumduma, Ph-IV
3. Staff Housing Scheme, Kapilaprasad
4. HIG 7 Acres Chandrasekharpur
5. Model Housing Scheme, V.S.S Nagar, Ph-II
6. LIG Housing at Sikharchandi