Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana 6.25 Lakh Houses Sanction – The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has approved the construction of over 6.25 Lakh residential houses in urban areas under the central government’s ambitious housing scheme named “Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana”. According to the news, the number of houses sanctioned for construction under this PMAY so far has increased to more than 60 lakh.
Approval of Proposals from Different States
According to the official notification issued by the Ministry, the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee approved the construction of 62,64,88 houses while increasing the number of housing under proposed Affordable Housing Schemes for different states in the 38th meeting on Wednesday. In Uttar Pradesh, 23,48,79 houses and 14,0559 houses have been approved for Andhra Pradesh.
Details of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana 6.25 Lakh Houses Sanction
In this meeting, 11 states also presented proposals for new housing projects. Under the scheme so far the construction of 60,28,608 houses has been approved. In the meeting, the committee has approved the construction of 74,631 for Madhya Pradesh, 30,371 for Chhattisgarh, 50,017 for Bihar, 29,185 for Gujarat, 22,265 for Maharashtra and 20,794 for Tamil Nadu in the meeting.
Amount Sanctioned for Housing Construction in Kerala
Apart from this, considering the situation arising out of floods in Kerala, the Ministry has released Rs. 486.87 crores as the first and second installment of sanctioned housing schemes for the state. At the same time, the Ministry has also suggested to the Kerala Government to present the proposals for the construction of new housing schemes as early as possible.