The Union Government has constructed a total number of 27,310 housing units and 48,483 units are constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in Jharkhand. For this constructing, the central government has also released a total amount of Rs. 497.34 crore. Besides this, the government has allotted an assistance of Rs 2290.62 crore of which Rs 497.34 crore have already been sanctioned. It had allotted a total number of 1,54,759 housing units for Jharkhand under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban PMAY (U), of which the groundbreaking work has been completed for 75,793 units in 41 cities and towns. Out of the total 27,310 housing units constructed in the State, 25,922 units have already been occupied by the beneficiaries.
Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri, the minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs gave this information in Rajya Sabha on Thursday in a reply to a question from Rajya Sabha MP Shri Parimal Nathwani.
Actually, MP Nathwani wanted to know about the present progress of rehabilitation of slum dwellers and the time by which the Central Government aimed at making urban India free from slums.
According to the official statement of the Minister the Government has built 56,464 housing units and 85,797 units are under construction under PMAY (Urban) in Gujarat. The government has sanctioned a total amount of Rs 1455.75 crore assistance to the State of Gujarat for making cities slum free.
Apart from this, the minister also informed that the Construction/allotment of housing units under these schemes is the responsibility of State/UT Governments and Urban Local Bodies concerned. The mission period of the PMAY (U) is up to the year 2022.
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