Yesterday (Feb, 20,2017), Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation has approved the construction of about 90,095 more affordable housing units for the urban poor under PM Awas Yojana (Urban). This approval was given with an investment of Rs 5,590 Crore and central assistance of Rs 1,188 Crore.

PM Awas Yojana Urban
With an investment of Rs 5,260 Crore and central assistance of Rs 1,071 Crore, Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned 82,262 houses in 49 cities and towns.

Besides this, Jammu & Kashmir got 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs 240 Crore and central assistance of Rs 74 Crore. Also, Dadra & Nagar Havelis capital Silvassa has been sanctioned 803 affordable houses with an investment of Rs 26 Crore and central assistance of Rs 12 Crore.

The approval accorded today was for the construction of 46,823 new affordable housing units under the Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) component of PMAY (Urban), enhancement of 773 houses in Jammu & Kashmir under BLC and building 42,499 new houses in Madhya Pradesh under Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) component.

Another 39,763 new affordable housing units will be constructed in Madhya Pradesh under BLC component under which an eligible beneficiary is assisted in building a house on the land owned by him/her.

City-wise approvals in Madhya Pradesh include: Indore-30,789 houses, Ratlam-6,419, Sagar-3,156, Ujjain-2,884, Katni-2,800, Shivpuri-2,625, Chindwara-2,508, Nagda-2,073, Jabalpur-2,012, Datia-1,726, Singrauli-1,716, Dabra-1,720, Vidisha-1,513, Damoh-1,480, Sehore-1,200, Sidhi-1,057, Astha-1,000 and Unchehara-1,000.

In Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar has been approved 663 affordable housing units, Handwara-602, Badgam-476, Baramulla-393, Doda-306, Pulwama-270, Kargil-261, Sopore-205, Ganderbal-185, Bhaderwah-176, Shopian-159, RS Pura-143, Samba-121, Kishtwar-113, Leh-99 and Poonch-96.

With this, the total number of affordable housing units approved for Madhya Pradesh under PMAY(Urban) has increased to 1,87,135 and for Jammu & Kashmir to 5,864.

With today’s approvals, construction of a total number of 16,51,687 affordable housing units for the benefit of urban poor has been sanctioned so far under PMAY (Urban) with a total investment of Rs.89,072 Crore with central assistance of Rs.25,819 Crore.

A central assistance of Rs.1.50 lakh is provided for each beneficiary under BLC and AHP components of PMAY (Urban).

Details of Houses Sanctioned for Madhya Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir under PMAY-Urban

City NameNumber of Houses Sanctioned
Madhya Pradesh
Indore30,789
Ratlam6,419
Sagar3,156
Ujjain2,884
Katni2,800
Shivpuri2,625
Chindwara2,508
Nagda2,073
Jabalpur2,012
Datia1,726
Singrauli1,716
Dabra1,720
Vidisha1,513
Damoh1,480
Sehore1,200
Sidhi1,057
Astha1,000
Unchehara1,000
Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar663
Handwara-602
Badgam476
Baramulla393
Doda306
Pulwama270
Kargil261
Sopore205
Ganderbal185
Bhaderwah176
Shopian159
RS Pura143
Samba121
Kishtwar113
Leh99
Poonch96

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