PMAY-NTR Nagar Scheme has been announced by the government of Andhra Pradesh to provide affordable houses to urban poor under the center’s flagship housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. Under the PMAY-NTR Nagar housing scheme, the state government would construct about 1.93 Lakh houses for the urban poor in the state.
According to the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, the government has laid foundation stone for construction of 1.20 Lakh affordable homes under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in 38 cities and towns of the state.
PMAY-NTR Nagar Housing Scheme
The scheme would be implemented under the aegis of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban, a flagship affordable housing scheme of central government. Under the PMAY-NTR nagar housing scheme, a total of 1.93 lakh houses would be constructed for poor in urban areas of the state out of which 41,000 would be independent houses.
As per the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, construction of 1,20,106 houses in urban areas of Andhra Pradesh under PMAY has already been sanctioned. The government aims to construct about 2 Lakh homes by the year 2022 in AP urban areas. The total cost of the construction of homes would be about Rs. 11,530 Crore.
The state government would not be making any compromises in the build quality of the homes under the scheme. The government is taking help form Japan and Government to construct affordable ans sustainable homes for poor under the scheme. The housing colonies where the homes would be constructed under the scheme would be named as PMAY – NTR Nagar. The central government is providing financial benefits under the PMAY-U under different components.
The central, state governments and urban local bodies are also inviting offline and online applications for PMAY demand survey in their respective cities/areas for selection of beneficiaries. The interested eligible candidates can also fill the online assessment form for PMAY on pmaymis.gov.in, official website of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban.
Application forms for PMAY through CSC can also be submitted by the interested eligible candidates with a minimal cost of Rs. 25 per application.