In a bid to benefit urban poor under the PM’s Awas Yojana (Urban), Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation accredited construction of 81,757 houses for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in urban areas in 7 states.
(Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation – M.Venkaiah Naidu)
Project Outlay – Rs. 4, 076 cr
- From total oultay Ministry will infuse central assistance of 1,226 cr @ Rs.1.50 lakh per each house.
- 163 cities of selected 7 states will be covered under the benefit urban poor project.
The total houses sanctioned Housing for All initiative of the Government will be built under two components viz.
- Beneficary Led Construction – Out of total houses sanctioned, 58,456 houses will be built under this component. As a part of this, beneficiaries will build new houses on their own land with assistance from central and state governments.
- Affordable Housing in Partnership – Rest 23,301 houses will be built on the terms that state governments will provide land and the central government gives an assistance of 1.50 lakh per each beneficiary.
State-wise Sanctioning of Houses
With this sanction, govt has reached a total sanctioning of 5.07 lakh houses for economically weaker sections in 13 states with a total central assistance of Rs.7, 519 cr.