Geetanjali & Amar Thikana

Date : 15/06/2012 - | Sector: HOUSING

With a view to provide proper shelters, free of cost, to the poor, the Government in Housing Department has laid proper focus on construction of houses for the Economically Weaker Section of people. This scheme is being implemented in rural areas by 6(Six) Departments, viz. , a) Minority Affairs & Madrasah Education Department, b) Backward Classes Welfare Department, c) Fisheries Department, d) Forest Department, e) Sundarban Affairs Department and f) Paschimanchal Unnayan Affairs Department and non-Municipal urban areas by statutory organizations viz. WBHB, WBHIDCO etc. under the name of ‘Geetanjali’ and ‘Amar Thikana’ in rural area is being implemented by P& RD Department


Economically Weaker Section of people


The State Government is providing Rs. 70 thousand per house in plain area and Rs. 75 thousand per house at Hill area and also at Sundarban area under the project. Through the District Magistrate 70% will be deposited as first instalment to the Bank account of the beneficiary and the residue 30% will be deposited as second instalment.

How To Apply

Homeless but owner of a land and having monthly income below Rs. 6000/-, may apply under this project contact office of the S.D.O. or B.D.O. In every district D.M. or an Additional D.M. is in charge of the project.