Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban – 1,28,509 Houses Sanctioned for Urban Poor
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban
MHUA, the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has given its approval for the construction of 1,28,509 more affordable housing units in order to provide an affordable housing unit to more urban poor people under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). Along with this approval, the government has also approved an investment of Rs. 9,364 crore with central assistance of Rs. 1,928 crore.
The Central Government approved this decision in the 31st meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting. These sanctioned projects are located across 184 cities in the states of Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Puducherry(UT).
Details of Projects Sanctioned Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban
Haryana has been sanctioned 62,451 houses in 33 cities and towns with an investment of Rs. 6,844 cr with central assistance of Rs.937 cr. Uttar Pradesh got 36,056 houses in 95 cities and towns with an investment of Rs. 1,287 cr and central assistance of Rs.541 cr. Chattisgarh has been sanctioned 28,029 affordable houses in 54 cities with an investment of Rs. 1,151 cr and central assistance of Rs.420 cr. Puducherry has been sanctioned 1,973 houses in 2 cities and towns with an investment of Rs. 83 cr with central assistance of Rs.30 cr.
The MHUA has given the approval for constructing 51,940 new housing units under the Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) component of PMAY (Urban), 15,033 in Uttar Pradesh, 10,572 in Chattisgarh, 2,049 houses in Haryana, 1,973 in Puducherry, A total 54,560 in Haryana, 4,552 in Uttar Pradesh and 17,457 in Chhattisgarh under Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) component.
Apart from this, along with the above-proposed housing units, the total number of housing units houses under PM Awas Yojana (Urban) would become 39,15,402 after final approval from CSMC. Further after subsuming projects of RAY scheme the total number of houses being funded under PMAY(Urban) would be 40,57,250 houses.