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PRADHAN MANTRI AWAS YOJANA

 

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(PMAY)

Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), launched in June last year, a total of 12,27,088 affordable houses for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in urban areas have so far been approved with a total central assistance commitment of Rs. 19,682 cr of which Rs.6,172 cr has been already released.

  • Housing Scheme for All 2022 has been renamed to PMAY – Pradhan MantriAwasYojana.
  • Scheme aims to construct about 2 crore houses in the country within these 7 years i.e. from 2015 to 2022.
  • People who will be benefited through this scheme will be homeless ones, poor urban people and belonging to EWS and LIG categories.
  • Beneficiary family should not own a “pucca” house
  • The mission will support construction of houses upto 30 square meter carpet area with basic civic infrastructure.

Beneficiaries

  1. Women
  2. People belonging to Scheduled Casts(SC)
  3. People belonging to Scheduled Tribes(ST)
  4. Economically weaker section(EWS)
  • Central Government has planned to grant subsidy for these beneficiaries to buy home.
  • The subsidy amount will be from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2.30 lakhs.