Adding to the struggle for shelter

Adding to the struggle for shelter

Several housing schemes have been launched since the 1980s to benefit below poverty line (BPL) households in the cities and villages. The schemes were meant to give the poor access to a basic human need and provide them a sense of economic security.

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The services they availed ranged from allotment of plots, or constructed houses to sanction of financial help and to even get included in the list of people entitled to benefit from programmes such as the Indira Awaas Yojana, said the study.

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