THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: LSG minister KT Jaleel said that ineligible beneficiaries will be excluded from LIFE mission beneficiary list. He was talking at the plan review meeting of local bodies here on Thursday.
“Village extension officers are scrutinising whether undeserving people are included in the list of LIFE mission which has been approved by Gram sabhas. The government will not make changes in the number of houses being constructed. Local bodies can avail the help of voluntary organisations to execute housing projects under LIFE mission.Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee scheme could also be used for the scheme,” said KT Jaleel.
72 gram panchayats, three municipalities and corporation have finalised the beneficiaries for LIFE mission in the district. 45 panchayats and two municipalities have handed over the beneficiary list to implementing officials. The minister also directed the panchayat secretaries to hand over the beneficiary list in a time bound manner.
4053 houses have been completed under LIFE mission in the district. The work on 1076 houses is progressing. SC department has completed 313 houses and ST department has completed 401 houses in the district.