Central Government’s ambitious affordable housing scheme ‘PM Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U) is all set to invite online applications via Common Service Centers (CSCs).
A MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) has been signed by the ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited, the ministry of electronics and information technology to enable online applications for PM Awas Yojana -Urban.
Online Registrations for PM Awas Yojana – Urban
The government has allowed online form submission for the PMAY-U for the urban poor to boost the number of applications and ease the application process.
The online applications for the scheme have been started.
Applying Procedure Via CSC (Common Service Centers)
The interested, needy and eligible applicants can apply online for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana by visiting any of their nearest common service centers in the urban area. Out of total 2 Lakh CSCs, 60000 in urban areas are enabled to accept online form submission for the scheme.
The process of online applications for PMAY is e-KYC (Know Your Client) enabled which means applications are submitted after due verification of the candidate details.
The cost of online submission of PMAY application form is Rs. 25. The Common Service centers would provide acknowledgment receipt of the online application of PMAY in print form. The acknowledgment receipt will also contain the photograph of the applicant and a unique application ID which will help track the status of the application.
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Aadhar card will be one of the mandatory documents required to apply online. However, if the candidate does not have an Aadhar card, CSC will also help get an Aadhar card for the candidate.
Bringing online the application process is a part of Digital India campaign which will also help reduce the hassle of physical submission of application forms.
The interested candidates can also fill the PMAY online application survey forms at http://pmaymis.gov.in/ under the citizen application menu.