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Yogi government to rehabilitate 63 Hindu Bengali families displaced from East Pakistan in 1970

The Yogi cabinet has cleared the proposal for the allocation of 121.41 ha of land in Village Bhainsaya, Tehsil Rasulabad, and District Kanpur Dehat

The government of has decided to rehabilitate Bengali Hindus who migrated in the 1970s from East Pakistan (Bangladesh). The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on 10 November cleared a proposal for the rehabilitation plan for 63 Hindu Bengali families displaced from East Pakistan in 1970 on 121.41 ha of available in the name of Rehabilitation Department in Village Bhainsaya, Tehsil Rasulabad, Kanpur Dehat.

Furthermore, the government approved the proposal for implementation of Mathrubhumi Yojana to facilitate individuals or private institutions to contribute to the development of any village.

Many people from the rural background working in cities and abroad or other privileged people wanted to contribute to the development of their village but were not able to do so due to lack of any systematic platform, a press release issued after the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister said.

If any such person or private institution wants to contribute in development works or improving infrastructure facilities in any Gram Panchayat and is willing to bear 60% of the cost of the work, the remaining 40% amount will be arranged by the government under this scheme, it said.

For the effective implementation of the scheme, an Mathrubhumi Society will be set up, which will have a governing council and empowered committee under it. The chief minister will be the president of the governing council and the minister of panchayati raj will be its vice president.

Under the scheme, the amount of grant given by the government the remaining 40% or less will be arranged from the budget provisions of the departments related to the works that will be undertaken, according to the statement. A Corpus Fund of Rs 100 crore will be made available to the society, which will be used in case of non-availability of state share budget for any scheme and will be reimbursed when the budget is available.

In another decision, the cabinet approved the proposal of free distribution of iodised salt, pulses or whole gram, edible oil (like mustard or refined oil) and food grains to the Antyodaya and eligible household cardholders of the state. Through the Public Distribution System, Antyodaya and eligible household cardholders will be given iodised salt (1 kg per card); dal or whole gram (1 kg per card); edible oils like mustard oil, refined oil (1 l per card); and free distribution of food grains from the month of December 2021 to the month of March 2022.

The estimated cost of the scheme is a total of Rs 4,801.68 crore at the rate of Rs. 1200.42 crore per month, the release said.

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