Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Shri Tikaram Julie informed that under the Dr. Ambedkar Utsav Dham scheme, community buildings will be constructed in 568 villages of the state, whose maintenance will be the responsibility of the gram panchayat.
He informed that this scheme has been implemented only in selected villages under Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana. In the pilot phase, 568 villages of the state have been selected to build community halls or buildings. Under the scheme, a hall of 125 square meters, two rooms with solar roof will be constructed in the selected villages.
He informed that the maximum number of 103 villages have been selected in Sriganganagar district. After this, community halls / buildings will be built in selected villages of 32 districts of the state including Bharatpur 68, Alwar 47, Barmer 33, Jodhpur and Dausa 31-31.
Shri Julie informed that community halls and buildings will be constructed in each village at a cost of Rs 25 lakh each. This scheme is being run by the National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation, an undertaking of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment of the government.