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Many find it difficult to apply for CM’s 1 lakh housing scheme

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Several women from marginalised communities have raised several problems that they face while applying for the Chief Minister’s One Lakh Housing Scheme. and were unable to obtain several documents needed to apply for the scheme.

As per the norms, the income and caste certificate should be issued within 21 working days and residential certificate in seven working days under the Sakala Mission. However, many women said that the certificates were not being issued within the prescribed time.

The Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR), a non-governmental organisation, has approached the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority to streamline the process of issuing these certificates under Sakala.

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Roopa K., an accredited social health activist (ASHA) worker, said that she was not able to obtain a rental agreement for 20 days. “However, when we approached a middlemen, we were able to get an agreement within an hour,” she said.

Though CFAR reached out to more than 8,000 families to apply for the houses, they were only able to help 14 families successfully submit their applications.

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