- More houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana city plan
- The central government has approved the construction of 56,368 houses
- Proposal to complete housing projects without delay
The Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has requested the states to ensure that the construction of houses is 100 per cent completed and distributed to all eligible beneficiaries within the plan period. States are advised to use the online system efficiently for proper implementation and monitoring of the scheme.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will oversee the small housing projects under the scheme. The foundation stone of the small houses to be constructed under the scheme was laid on January 1, 2021. Houses are being constructed in Lucknow, Ranchi, Rajkot, Agartala, Chennai and Indore.
The construction of houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is in various stages. At present, more than 73 lakh houses are under construction and it is estimated that 43 lakh houses have been completed so far.
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The project is being implemented in Kerala under the joint auspices of the Central and State Governments and Municipalities with the objective of providing housing for all. Kudumbasree is the state level nodal agency for PMAY projects. Under the PMAY (City) -Life scheme, 1,02,229 houses have been sanctioned in 93 municipalities in 34 panchayats under the purview of the Development Authority.
Under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme, housing loans have been made available to 25,656 beneficiaries from various banks. It is learned that the construction of 774 houses for the landless has been completed in 6 municipalities with the participation of Life Mission. 108 units are under construction.