Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has given approval to construct 1.28 lakh More Affordable Houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). Subsequently, central government will build more homes so that the poor people in the urban areas must have a roof of their own under its flagship PMAY Urban Scheme. Accordingly, CSMC in its 31st Meeting decides that govt. will make an investment of Rs. 9,365 crore including central assistance of Rs. 1,928 crore.
Central govt. has sanctioned total number of 1,28,509 houses in the 31st meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee. Accordingly, the total tally of pucca houses under this PMAY Urban Housing scheme has reached around 40.57 lakh. As per the decision, govt. will construct new houses in 184 cities of Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Puducherry (UT).
PMAY-Housing For All (PMAY-HFA) is flagship scheme of NDA / Modi govt. to provide affordable houses to economically weaker sections, LIG, MIG and HIG groups till 2022. Recently, Union Cabinet has approved to set up National Urban Housing Fund to provide an extra-budgetary support of Rs. 60,000 under Urban Housing Scheme.
PMAY Urban – Affordable Houses, Investment & Assistance in 31st Meeting
Previously, Central govt. has reduced the GST from 12% to 8% GST under CLSS Component of PM Awas Yojana – Urban. The important points of the decision taken in the 31st meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee are stated below in the table:-
|State Name||No. of Affordable Houses||No. of Cities & Towns||Investment||Central Assistance|
|Haryana||62,451 houses||33||Rs. 6,844 crore||Rs. 937 crore|
|Chhattisgarh||28,029 houses||54||Rs. 1,151 crore||Rs. 420 crore|
|Uttar Pradesh||36,056 houses||95||Rs. 1,287 crore||Rs. 541 crore|
|Puducherry||1,973 houses||2||Rs. 83 crore||Rs. 30 crore||Total||1,28,509 houses||84||Rs. 9,365 crore||Rs. 1,928 crore|
The total number of More Affordable Houses sanctioned in this meeting under PMAY (U) are 1,28,509. Poor People can apply for these houses through filling the online application form – Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Application Form
AHP Component of PMAY Urban – Affordable Houses in 31st Meeting
Central govt. has approved 76,569 houses under Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) component of PMAY (U) whose details are as follows:-
- Haryana – 54,560 houses
- Chhattisgarh – 17,457 houses
- Uttar Pradesh – 4,552 houses
Under PMAY Home Loan Subsidy, the government will provide interest subsidy of 3% and 4% for a home loan amount of up to Rs. 9 Lakh and Rs. 12 Lakh.
BLC Component of PMAY Urban – Number of Houses
Central govt. has sanctioned 29,627 lakh new houses under Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) Component of PMAY (Urban). The distribution of houses is as follows:-
- Haryana – 2,049 houses
- Chhattisgarh – 10,572 houses
- Uttar Pradesh – 15,033 houses
- Puducherry – 1,973 houses
However, the approval accorded was for 51,940 under BLC component of PMAY (U). Under PMAY-HFA scheme, there are 4 components – In-situ Rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation, Credit Linked Subsidy, Affordable Housing in Partnership, Subsidy for Beneficiary-led individual house construction/enhancement.
After the final approval of CSMC, the total number of houses under PMAY (U) will reach up to 39,15,402 lakh. Moreover after subsuming projects of Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) Scheme, the total tally moves up to 40,57,250 lakh houses.
Previous Meeting of CSMC – Approved Houses under PMAY U
Candidates can also see the decisions taken in the previous meetings of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee through the link given below:-
30th Meeting of CSMC – 1.86 lakh more houses under PMAY U
29th Meeting of CSMC – 5.45 lakh more houses under PMAY U