Termed first of its kind in the country, it will make available Rs.50,000 in three instalments to the poor

Rajasthan has launched a special housing scheme for rehabilitation of both urban and rural poor affected by natural and manmade calamities. Termed first of its kind in the country the special housing scheme, named Rajasthan Vishesh Awas Yojna, comes in the wake of Congress president Sonia Gandhi suggesting permanent measures to rehabilitate the victims of recent spell of excess rains in Rajasthan during her visit the previous day.