Govt. Approves 3.31 Lakh more Houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U) – CSMC 49th Meeting

December 1, 2019 | Last Modified: December 1, 2019 at 4:22 pm

The government approved the construction of nearly more than 3.31 lakh affordable houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Uraban (PMAY-U) in the 49th Meetig of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) held on 27th November.Cumulative number of houses sanctioned now stands at 96.5 lakh.

The 49th Meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)held on 27th November, approved 606, proposals from participating states for the construction of 3.31 lakh more houses with an overall inverstment of Rs.15,125 Cr. involving central assistance of Rs. 5,092 Cr.

This includes six light Houses Projects for construction of 6368 houses to be built across 6 states namely Gujarat (1,144), Jharkhand (1,008), Madhya Pradesh(1,024), Tamil Nadu (1,152), Tripura (1,000) and Uttar Pradesh(1040).

3.31 Lakh More Houses Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) – CSMC 49th Meeting

The number of affordable houses approved under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U) in the 49th CSMC meeting held on 27th November 2019 sate wise are as following

S.NO State Name No. of Houses Approved Total No. of Houses Sanctioned
1 Andhra Pradesh 2,58,648 16,34,748
2 Karnataka 30,777 6,24,404
3 Madhya Pradesh 15,245 7,69,860
4 Gujarat 13,805 6,23,626
5 Maharashtra 4,691 11,54,764
6 Uttarakhand 1,541 39,540

The state of Andhra Pradesh has proposed the largest number of new houses and leading state with the highest ever cumulative sanctions for 16,34,748 houses followed by Uttar Pradesh with 14,53,989 houses under the PMAY-U mission.

The proposal received are under Beneficiary Led Construction or enhancement (BLC) and Affordable Housing Project vertical of the scheme. the houses proposed under houses projects (LHPs) will be constructed by using new and innovative technologies and will serve as live laboratories for research, testing, technology transfer, increasing mass awareness and for mainstreaming them in the country.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) Mission has sanctioned more than 96.50 Lakh houses under PMAY(U) against the validated demand of 1.12 core houses. A total of 56 Lakh houses are grounded for construction of which 28.4 Lakh have been completed. After subsuming projects of Rajiv Awas Yonana (RAY) Scheme, the total number of houses sanction for urban poor under PM Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U) is now more than 96.50 Lakh.