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Meghalaya to gift BPL families with CGI roofing ahead of elections

Shillong, Oct 6 (UNI) Meghalaya government will distribute CGI sheets for roofing for the economically weaker section before next year’s assembly elections, Housing Minister
Zenith Sangma said today.
The distribution of aluminium sheets is one of the two components of the Chief Minister’s
Housing Assistance Programme (CMHAP) introduced by the government to replace the old
CGI sheets scheme.
“We have received applications (from beneficiaries) and we will distribute the aluminium
sheets in one single day in the different blocks of the state. It will be done before and after
elections. It will be a continuous process,” Mr Sangma said.
The government has already earmarked Rs 60 crore for the construction of dwelling units.
The minister said that the Housing Selection and Monitoring Committee constituted at the
Block level have been entrusted with the task of selecting the beneficiaries under the second component.
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