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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs approves construction of 3,21,567 house

Bihar has been sanctioned 8,154 affordable houses in 10 cities with an investment of INR 388 Cr and central assistance of INR 122 Cr. 


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Updated: 27-03-2018 13:13 IST
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs approves construction of 3,21,567 house

Bihar has been sanctioned 8,154 affordable houses in 10 cities with an investment of INR 388 Cr and central assistance of INR 122 Cr. (Image credit: Twitter)

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of 3,21,567 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of INR 18,203 cr with central assistance of INR 4,752 Cr.

The approval was given in the 32nd meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting held here last evening. The projects were sanctioned across 523 cities in the states of Haryana, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Mizoram, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab & Goa.

Haryana has been sanctioned 70,671 houses in 55 cities and towns with an investment of INR 7,261 cr with central assistance of INR 1,060 Cr. West Bengal got 59,929 houses in 86 cities and towns with an investment of INR, 431cr and central assistance of INR 899 Cr. Rajasthan has been sanctioned 54,821 affordable houses in 48 cities with an investment of INR 2,519 cr and central assistance of INR 822 Cr.

Uttar Pradesh has been sanctioned 39,683 houses in 121 cities and towns with an investment of INR 1,059 cr with central assistance of INR 595 Cr. Gujarat has been sanctioned 35,851 houses in 19 cities and towns with an investment of INR 2,204 cr with central assistance of INR 467 Cr. Mizoram got 15,798 houses in 16 cities and towns with an investment of INR 316 cr and central assistance of INR 237 Cr.

Karnataka has been sanctioned 11,941 affordable houses in 58 cities with an investment of INR 605 cr and central assistance of INR 179 Cr. Maharashtra has been sanctioned 10,639 houses in 15 cities and towns with an investment of INR 863 cr with central assistance of INR 156 Cr. Madhya Pradesh got 5,426 houses in 11 cities and towns with an investment of INR 289 cr and central assistance of INR 81 Cr. Bihar has been sanctioned 8,154 affordable houses in 10 cities with an investment of INR 388 cr and central assistance of INR 122 Cr.

Kerala has been sanctioned 5,073 houses in 32 cities and towns with an investment of 203 Cr with central assistance of INR 76 Cr. Himachal Pradesh got 3,345 houses in 41 cities and towns with an investment of INR 55 cr and central assistance of 50 Cr.

Punjab has been sanctioned 176 affordable houses in 1 city with an investment of INR 9 cr and central assistance of INR 2.7 Cr. Goa has been sanctioned 60 houses in 10 cities with an investment of INR 2.43 Cr.

With the above-proposed houses, cumulative houses under PMAY(U) would become 42,45,792 after final approval from CSMC. Further after subsuming projects of RAY scheme the total number of houses being funded under PMAY(Urban) would be 43,87,640 houses.

With the participation of Goa in the 32nd CSMC, all 35 States/UTs, having urban statutory towns and cities are now covered under the PMAY (U) Mission.

(This is a reproduced press release from the government of India as it is. Devdiscourse bears no responsibility towards grammatical or factual errors that may have been presented in the report.)

COUNTRY : India