The State govt. of Rajasthan is planning to construct 17 lakh houses in the state under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – Urban. The affordable houses to weaker section in urban areas are being provided under the PMAY-U scheme. Around 8.7 lakh houses have already been constructed under the scheme in the state.
The state government has given 7.17 lakh land allotment letters under the Deendayal Upadhayay Land Allotment Campaign. Rajasthan government is now planning to distribute about 10 lakh letters out of which 1.5 lakh letters will be given in next one year.
The scheme would target poor families and people living under economic weaker section across the state.
According to official notification, Rs. 1,561 crore would be spent on construction of these houses. Central government’s share would be Rs. 937 crore while the rest would be borne by the state government. The govt. will offer a subsidy to economically weaker section (EWS) for the purchase of Eco-friendly house for their family under the scheme.
Subsidy Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)
Under the scheme state govt. would provide subsidy to each shelter-less beneficiary. The houses given will be owned by females or jointly with males.
PMAY was launched in 2015 to provide a shelter to all with the help of states and UT’s by the year 2022. The main objective of the scheme is to provide houses for urban poor homeless families by the year 2022.