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Q. The government under PM Awas yojana has promised to provide affordable housing to the urban poor. However, after the inspection, it was found that there is a shortage of residential plots in the city.
You as the District Magistrate have requested the government to release some vacant public land for the construction of houses under this scheme. While accepting the proposal, the concerned minister suggests that 20% of houses should be allotted from his discretionary quota. In this situation, you have the following options:
1. Simply follow the orders of the minister.
2. Tell the minister that the proposed discretionary allotments will lead to serious controversy.
3. Delay the matter.
4. Oppose the decision tooth and nail.
Analyze these options and what advice you would have given to the minister?
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