LIFE mission of Government of Kerala is aimed at providing house to all houseless families in the state. The mission envisages award of financial assistance (3.5 lakhs for General, 4.0 lakhs for SC/Fishermen and actual cost for ST families) to those houseless families who are in possession of land. For those who are landless (and houseless) mission will construct flats/ apartments and will handover keys to the beneficiaries. LIFE mission is special and different as it aims not only to provide houses, but also envisages providing sustainable livelihood for the families by providing skill training.
Kudumbashree has been entrusted with conduct of survey for LIFE mission to identify beneficiaries. The survey has been completed; and the super check of the surveyed data by officials of Panchayat department are also over. Once the data (draft list of beneficiaries) is published, the total number of houseless/ landless will be known in each panchayat. There are opportunities for those whose names are not included. They can give appeal to the secretaries of respective panchayats. If eligible, they will be included in the final list.
The following table shows status of LIFE mission survey district wise as on 06/06/2017 (survey and verification by officials is completed in all panchayats; and 99.90% data entry is over)
|District||Total No. of landless families included in the survey||Total No. of houseless families included in the survey|