Revenue – Assignment of House sites
The policy of the Government is to grant free house–sites to the houseless poor. Based on this, house site assignment is given to eligible house-less poor from the available land set apart for village sites under Revenue Standing Order 21. As per R.S.O.21 (6), Revenue Divisional Officer/ District Collector are empowered to change the classification of various types of unobjectionable Government poramboke lands when the existing village site is not sufficient for the needs of these house–less poor persons. Assignable lands, except objectionable porambokes, such as water course, are assigned to the eligible house–less poor persons.
Free house–sites are assigned to house-less people having an annual income below Rs.30,000/- in Rural areas and below Rs.50,000/- in Urban areas. House sites are assigned only in favour of the woman member of the family. As per the existing rules, three cents in villages, one and half cents in Municipal areas and one cent in Corporation areas are assigned to each eligible household.
The Monetary limits (Cost of assigned house–site) upto which the different level of officers in Revenue department can assign house-sites as per G.O.(Ms)No.248, Revenue Department, Dated : 28.07.2009 are as follows:-
|Sl.No||Officers||Monetary Limit (Land cost)|
|2||Revenue Divisional Officer||Rs.50,000/-|
|3||District Revenue Officer||Rs.1,00,000/-|
|5||Commissioner of Land Administration||Rs.5,00,000/-|
In keeping with the priority of provision of house sites, In Pudukkottai District had issued from the year 2011-2012 to 2017-2018, 48,826 free house-site pattas having been issued as detailed below:-
|Year||No.of free house-site pattas issued|