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Which of the following statement is not correct about INDIRA AWAS YOJNA?
It was launched in 1985-86
Now it became the part of Bharat Nirman Programme
A minimum of 60% fund is used for the constructions of houses of SC/TSs
Its financial burden is shared by the states in the ratio of 50:50
All are correct
Indira Awaas Yojana, which used to be a component of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana became an independent Scheme from 1997-1998 onwards. Its objective is construction of free houses to members of the Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes, Freed Bonded Labourers in Rural areas and also to non SC/ST rural poor living below poverty line. The beneficiaries are selected from the Below Poverty Line (BPL) list approved by the Grama Sabha. Atleast 60% of the total IAY allocation during a financial year should be utilized for construction/ upgradation of dwelling units for SC/ST BPL rural households. A maximum 40% of allocation is for non- SC/ST BPL rural households. 3% of the above categories should be allocated for physically and mentally challenged persons. Government of India has also asked the States to earmark 15% of the beneficiaries from amongst minorities. It is funded by the Centre and State in the ratio of 75:25.
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