Nijo Griha, Nijo Bhumi Project for Homeless People


Name of the Departments: (1) Land and Land Reforms Department (2) Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

Purpose of the project: This is a unique multi-purpose project of homeless people of rural Bengal. To fulfil the dream of one’s own house of innumerable people of rural Bengal, Government of West Bengal has launched this Nija griha, Nija bhumi project. Under this project, ownership of five decimals of land per family of houseless agricultural labourers, artisans and fishermen has been given. They will be able to build houses on this land with different grants from the government and by the labour of their family members and they can carry out farming or animal husbandry etc on the land adjacent to the house.

Who can apply: Houseless agricultural labourers, artisans and fishermen etc may apply. Marginal people from different Self-Help Groups May also apply.

Contact: Interested persons may also contact to the office of the B.L. and L.R.

Download: Guidelines for implementation of Nijo Griha, Nijo Bhumi Prakalpa, West Bengal

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