PM Awas Yojana Tamil Nadu – Center Sanctioned 3 Lakh Houses for State

PM Awas Yojana Tamil Nadu

According to the Tamil Nadu housing and urban development minister Udumalai K Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu stood on first in the country in the terms of having more houses sanctioned from the central sanctioning and monitoring committee (CSMC) of the Union government. He said that the approval was given for the construction of 2,46,268 housing units at a project cost of Rs 8660.06 crore.

3 Lakh Houses Sanctioned under PM Awas Yojana Tamil Nadu

After inspecting the construction of 685 units of apartment houses by Tamil Nadu slum clearance board (TNSCB) at Peechankulam in Trichy, Minister informed that the state will construct three lakh houses for the urban poor under the PM Awas Yojana Tamil Nadu (PMAY) – Housing for All (Urban) in 2017-18

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He also said that the Union minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that Tamil Nadu had become a pioneer in constructing houses for the people. He has also assured full cooperation to Vision 2023 to make Tamil Nadu a slum-free state,” said Radhakrishnan.

He said the state government would provide Rs 2.10 lakh in four installments to the beneficiaries under the scheme.

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Quoting the announcement of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa to construct 10 lakh houses under housing for all (urban) schemes, the minister said, “The target date for constructing three lakh houses in 2017-18 has been set and the construction of one lakh houses has got under way.”

The minister also said that the construction of the apartment houses in Peechankulam would be completed soon. As per the schedule, the construction would be over in 18 months, that is June 23, 2017. The ground floor of three-floor apartments will be constructed in five designs. Each house will be constructed on 396 sq ft area. The scheme will benefitin1 old beneficiaries and 280 new beneficiaries.

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