PM Awas Yojana Telangana – The Central Government of India has allocated a total number of 1.06 Lakh affordable housing units for the Telangana Government’s ambitious 2BHK Housing Scheme under its Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in order to provide 1BHK a major boost.
Details of PM Awas Yojana Telangana
Out of the total housing units, about 94,000 housing units have been allocated to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) alone.
As per the information provided by the Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) Mission Director Sreedevi, the Central government had sanctioned 80,481 houses earlier. Now the total number of houses sanctioned including present and past to the state under PMAY comes to 1,86,786.
Whereas the Central Government will provide Rs 1.5 lakh for each housing unit under PM Awas Yojana Telangana. The state government would have to spend about Rs 7.15 lakh each 2BHK house in the GHMC areas and Rs 4.30 lakh each for a rural housing unit.
Besides this, the Central Government will sanction a total amount of Rs. 1,594 Crore for the 1.06 lakh houses sanctioned.
According to the information provided by the additional minister of MPEMA, L Vandan Kumar, additionally, 12,197 housing units have been allocated for 67 urban local bodies such as Shadnagar, Suryapet, Nalgonda, Kodad and Jagityal municipalities.
According to the GHMC officials, the Telangana government has already taken up work on about one lakh houses without waiting for financial approval from the Centre.
According to the information, the construction of about 50,000 housing units has already been started at 109 sites and another 28,000 houses are in the tender stage, while 15,000 houses are under the agreement stage with contractors.
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