Odisha State Government

Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana Toll Free Helpline Number Launched

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

The Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana is a flagship scheme that was launched by the state of Odisha, to section out the masses of Odisha and provide them with a Pucca house to live in. This is a housing scheme specially targeted for the rural masses in the state.

According to sources, a large proportion of the rural population in Odisha does not have the availability of even the standard living conditions and are forced to live in the temporary shelters. The government has provided over 10 lakh houses to people, including SC&SC and other backward categories in the last two years in the state.

Highlights of the scheme

  • To provide housing as a fundamental human need
  • To provide Pucca house to all the rural households living in Kutcha houses
  • To the achieve the objective launched during the year 2014

Objective of the scheme

  • The objective of the scheme will convert all Kutcha houses into Pucca houses in the rural areas of the state
  • To provide each Pucca house with the following characteristics:
  • Material: it should have a foundation, wall, and roof of permanent material
  • Wall Material: fly ash bricks, burnt bricks, stones (packed with lime or cement)
  • Roof material: tiles, GCI (Galvanized Corrugated Iron) sheets, asbestos cement sheets, RBC (Reinforced Brick Concrete) and RCC (Reinforced Cement Concrete)
  • Lifetime: the expected life of the structure must be a minimum of 30 years

Key features of the scheme

  • The Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana is a stated plan scheme and is designed to provide Pucca houses
  • The dwelling unit under the BPGY will be sanctioned preferably in the name of women
  • No contractor shall be involved in the construction of houses under the BPGY
  • The fund under the scheme shall be credited to the beneficiary account through the Direct Account Transfer through an electronic fund management system
  • The minimum size of the house should be of 25 square meters that include a hygienic cooking space and excluding toilet.

Eligibility for the scheme

  • Candidate must be registered in the SECC list and must be ordinarily residing in the village
  • The candidate must not have Pucca house or be constructed in the meantime
  • The candidate must not have availed for the Pucca house scheme under any other government.

The launching of the Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana Toll-free number

The state legislature of Odisha has propelled a sans toll helpline number for the recipients of the lodging plans. The government took this decision after receiving complaints about government officials and employees taking bribes and harassing the housing scheme employees.

Using the toll-free number anyone can lodge a complaint against any employees or officer and the government will take action accordingly.

The candidates can dial the toll-free number to inform the local BDO and district collector about the corrupt officials.

Features of the scheme

  • The activity would help the recipients to profit every one of the administrations under the Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana with no issues
  • The Panchayati Raj division would not endure debasement at any level in administration and open works
  • Anyone requesting a pay off or bothering the recipients will be reserved under the criminal accusations.


The scheme would allow to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor of the state of Odisha and equip them with a roof over their heads and four walls around them to keep them safe and secure, the launch of the Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana would also allow the government of the state of Odisha to benefit in the near future.

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Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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