Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has sanctioned 1.5 lakh more affordable houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). Central government will provide new homes to urban poor to ensure safe shelter & own roof under PMAY Urban Scheme. Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) has concluded its 34th Meeting and decides that govt. will invest Rs. 7,277 crore including central assistance of Rs. 2,209 crore.
Accordingly, the total tally of pucca houses now reaches around 47.52 lakh under this PMAY Urban Housing scheme. As per the decision, govt. will construct these new houses in 370 towns & cities of Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Odisha, Punjab & Assam.
PMAY-Housing For All (PMAY-HFA) is flagship scheme of Narendra Modi govt. to provide affordable houses to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Lower Income Group (LIG), Medium Income Group (MIG) and Higher Income Group (HIG) groups till FY 2022.
To boost PMAY U, central govt. has reduced the GST from 12% to 8% GST under CLSS Component of PM Awas Yojana – Urban. The highlights of decision of 34th meeting of CSMC are as follows:-
|Name of State||Number of Affordable Houses||Number of Cities & Towns||Total Investment||Central Assistance|
|Andhra Pradesh||56,512 houses||22||Rs. 3,184 crore||Rs. 848 crore|
|Uttar Pradesh||23,060 houses||110||Rs. 870 crore||Rs. 346 crore|
|Madhya Pradesh||17,920 houses||32||Rs. 730 crore||Rs. 269 crore|
|Jharkhand||14,526 houses||26||Rs. 1,075 crore||Rs. 209 crore|
|Maharashtra||13,506 houses||15||Rs. 643 crore||Rs. 201 crore|
|Chattisgarh||7,615 houses||61||Rs. 234 crore||Rs. 114 crore|
|Rajasthan||6,576 houses||30||Rs. 285 crore||Rs. 99 crore|
|Odisha||4,849 houses||20||Rs. 146 crore||Rs. 73 crore|
|Punjab||1,909 houses||48||Rs. 71 crore||Rs. 28 crore|
|Assam||1,520 houses||6||Rs. 39 crore||Rs. 23 crore||Total||1,47,993 houses||370||Rs. 7,277 crore||Rs. 2209 crore|
The total number of More Affordable Houses sanctioned in CSMC 34th meeting under PMAY (U) are 1,47,993 lakhs. Poor People can apply for these houses through filling the online application form – Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Application Form
After subsuming projects of Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) Scheme, the total tally of houses moves up to 47,52,751 lakh houses.
Recently, CCEA has also approved to set up National Urban Housing Fund to give an extra-budgetary support of Rs. 60,000 crore under this Urban Housing Scheme. People can also check the decisions taken in the previous meetings of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee through the link given below:-
33rd Meeting of CSMC
32nd Meeting of CSMC – 3.21 lakh more Affordable houses under PMAY U
31st Meeting of CSMC – 1.28 lakh more houses under PMAY U
30th Meeting of CSMC – 1.86 lakh more houses under PMAY U
29th Meeting of CSMC – 5.45 lakh more houses under PMAY U
— For more details, visit the official website https://pmaymis.gov.in/