Odisha Govt target of providing 20 lakh pucca houses to poor people in the next 4 years

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Bhubaneswar: The State Government has a target of providing 20 lakh pucca (concrete) houses to poor people in the next four years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Thursday on the occasion of Panchayati Raj Day.

For the purpose, Patnaik launched a Pucca Ghar Jogyata Adhikar Card (Eligibility Guarantee Card for Concrete House) programme and handed over guarantee cards to some beneficiaries.

The Chief Minister said his Government has so far provided 25 lakh pucca houses to the poor. He recalled that Biju Patnaik had a dream that every citizen of the State had a safe roof over his or her head.

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