By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: Accusing the BJD government of corruption in allotment of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G), the BJP on Monday asked the State government to come clean on the issue and tell how many ineligible people have cornered the welfare scheme.Estimating the housing scam at Rs 1,000 crore, the saffron party demanded a CBI probe into the scam on the basis of the report of the Central team shared with the government recently.

State BJP president Samir Mohanty said housing assistance of Rs 1.2 lakh each has been disbursed to 98,562 beneficiaries manually by respective block development officers. The amount disbursed manually will be more than Rs 1,000 crore. This was revealed from the data of Awaassoft, the official website that contains details of application status, bank accounts, house and site allotted, house sanctioned and house status.

This has been reported by the Central…

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