Home is the most important asset for every living being. For people living within ‘lal lakir’ ownership rights were unavailable. The new Chief Minister of Punjab, Chanajit S Channi recently launched the Punjab Mera Ghar Mera Naam scheme. This scheme aims at providing ownership rights to citizens with houses within the ‘lal lakir’. This welfare scheme will provide great comfort to citizens with such houses. To get more information on this scheme, scroll down to read the following article.
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Mera Ghar Mera Naam Scheme 2023
Numerous citizens do not have rights to their respective properties. Hence, central and state governments are launching various programs to find a solution to this. The newly appointed Chief Minister of Punjab launched a welfare scheme called “Mera Ghar Mera Naam” in a state-level function at Dinanagar. It is similar to the centre’s Swamitva Yojana. This scheme went in favour of the citizens who had houses within ‘lal lakir’. This scheme will furnish a property card for every such citizen. With this property card, they will get ownership rights over their houses for a while. Now, they can easily claim titles to their property which they were prohibited from earlier.
Earlier this scheme was confined to the rural areas, but now, the citizens living within ‘lal lakes in urban areas will also get Property cards issued in their name. The land that can be categorized under village property but is not used for agricultural purposes is said to be within ‘lal lakir’. The ones in villages were covered by this scheme, and now it will also be valid for city areas.
Highlights of Mera Ghar Mera Naam Punjab yojana
|Name||Mera Ghar Mera Naam|
|Launched By||Charanjeet S Channi, CM, Punjab|
|Announced On||12 October 2021|
|Launched On||17 October 2021|
|Aim||To provide ownership rights to lal lakir property holders|
|Beneficiaries||Citizens in Punjab living in houses within lal lakir|
With the recent resignation of Captain Amrinder Singh Gill as Chief Minister of Punjab, Charajeet S Channi was appointed as the new CM. He is aiming at launching various welfare schemes to ensure strong governance. It was hence for benefit of people that he launched “Mera Ghar Mera Naam”. This scheme will be a huge relief to the underprivileged since it will give them ownership rights to homes they are living in for a tenure. Observing the success of the scheme in villages, he extended it to eligible people in cities. This scheme legalizes the claim over areas within the ‘lal lakir’.
Mera Ghar Mera Naam Benefit
The major benefit of this scheme is to the underprivileged who manage to live in the chaos of titles on properties within ‘lal lakir’. With the legalization of possession rights on these homes after successful verification, the people will be in less misery and they will have safe homes to live in. They will receive property cards to save the matter of their ownership from disputes. This will empower the backward section of society with the use of technologies to survey lands.
The main features of this scheme are as follows:
- This scheme is a continuation of the central government scheme, Swamitav Yojana.
- This scheme will benefit citizens with homes within ‘lal lakir’ with property ownership rights.
- A property card will be issued to the citizens.
- The rights will available for a particular period of time.
- They will have proof that they are the owners of the property.
- This scheme is now for urban areas as well.
- After the issuance of the card, 15 days is the time to make any corrections.
- The properties of NRIs are safe and the government will maintain the revenue records.
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- Punjab Land Records (PLRS) Jamabandi, Nakal Verification
- Punjab Ration Card List
- Punjab Traveller E Pass Registration
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Eligibilty to apply for Mera Ghar Mera Naam yojana
The citizens need to consider the following eligibility criteria before applying for a property card through this scheme:
- Applicant must be a citizen of Punjab.
- Must be living in a property that is located within the ‘lal lakir’.
- Should be able to present all the documents at the time of application.
- Be a resident in any of the 12,700 villages that are qualified as ‘lal lakir’.
The citizens must possess the following documents while applying for the “Mera Ghar Mera Naam” scheme:
- Photograph of the applicant in the required dimensions.
- Signature of the applicant, digital in case of online application.
- Aadhar Card
- Proof of Residence
- Ration Card
- PAN Card
- Mobile number of the applicant
- Email ID
Application Procedure of Mera Ghar Mera Naam Apply
The CM Charanjeet S Channi just launched the scheme and did not announce any news about the application process. It is speculated that like various other government schemes, the application can be online. The government of Punjab has not yet launched any web portal or linked page for the registration of candidates. However, even if the registration happens offline, it will be notified in this article. Keep referring to this article for regular updates.
Both schemes are similar. They have the same aim, purpose, and features, and similar eligibility criteria. The only difference is that Swamitav applies to Pan India, while Mera Ghar Mera Naam is specifically for the people of Punjab.
Earlier, the scheme was limited to villages or rural areas. But now, it is extended to cities or urban regions. Hence, yes, you can apply for a property card.
The state has not released any notification regarding the application procedure. Any news will be updated on this page.
The scheme gives ownership rights. Hence, one can easily sell property that is covered under this scheme. One can even use it as a security to get money.
For more information, keep checking this space.