Central Govt. Approved 1 Lakh More Houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

According to the latest news, the Ministery of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has approved the construction of 1,00,537 more houses for the urban poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). With the approval of these houses, the government has sanctioned an investment of Rs 4,200 crore, taking the total investment so far approved to Rs 1,00,466 cr.

This time, the government has approved 307% more than the investment approved during 2004-14 for the construction of affordable houses in urban areas.

As per the latest approval, the government has approved the construction of 18,75,389 houses for Economically Weaker Sections under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in 2,151 cities and towns in 34 States/UTs. The government has approved total investment including the central assistance of Rs.29,409 cr, assistance from State Governments and beneficiary contribution.

According to the approval, 57,131 houses approved for Madhya Pradesh, while Tamil Nadu got 24,576 homes, Manipur with 6,231, Chattisgarh with 4,898, Gujarat with 4,261, Assam with 2,389, Kerala with 643, Jharkhand with 331 and Daman & Diu with 77 homes.

This is the first time when Madhya Pradesh has topped for the approval of 2,66,842 houses under PMAY (Urban) with a total investment of Rs 18,283 Cr. While Tamil Nadu got the second position with 2,52,532 houses with a total investment of Rs 9,112 Cr.

Here is the List of States with Approved Houses and Project Investment Details:

State

No of affordable houses sanctioned

Investment approved

(Rs. cr)

Madhya Pradesh

2,66,842

18,283

Tamil Nadu

2,52,532

  9,112

Andhra Pradesh

1,95,047

10,697

Gujarat

1,48,948

  9,772

Karnataka

1,46,548

  6,288

West Bengal

1,44,369

  5,870

Maharashtra

1,26,081

13,458

Bihar

   88,293

  3,909

Telangana

   82,985

  4,998

Jharkhand

  64,898

  2,423

Odisha

  48,855

  2,108

Tripura

  45,908

  1,264

Punjab

  42,681

  1,199

Rajasthan

  37,856

  2,646

Chattisgarh

  34,973

  2,962

Kerala

  28,918

     963

Assam

  26,742

     801

Uttar Pradesh

  20,682

  1,056

Manipur

  15,979

     414

Nagaland

  13,560

     335

Mizoram

  10,459

     219

Uttarakhand

    7,904

     510

Jammu & Kashmir

    6,243

     292

Himachal Pradesh

    4,890

     222

Haryana

    4,299

    338

News Source: http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/regulatory/govt-approves-1-lakh-more-affordable-homes-under-pmayurban/58378623

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