Belgaum district is ranked 13 among 30 districts in the State in implementing the Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY).

As per reports on the progress of the initiative during 2012-13, till December 31, 2012, Davangere, Gadag and Bagalkot are the top three districts where the scheme is being implemented.

Davangere district achieved 97.02 per cent progress by constructing 3,810 houses of the targeted 3,927.

In Gadag, 1,666 houses (84.4 per cent progress) were built while the figure was 2,620 units (72.58 per cent) in Bagalkot.

Raichur stands at the bottom of the list.

Officials at the Belgaum zilla panchayat said here on Tuesday that the government released Rs. 46.41 crore of which Rs. 38.98 crore had been released.

This fund was used to construct 7,025 houses as on November 28, 2012, the officials said.

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