PM Awas Yojana – Govt Sanctioned 2.18 Lakh Houses

PM Awas Yojana


PM Awas Yojana – The Central Government’s ambitious scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)‘ is getting a boost in the Uttar Pradesh as the state has been allocated a total number of 41,173 more housing units.

MHUPA, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has allocated a total number of 2,17,900 more housing units for 6 states of the nation. As per this allocation, the Uttar Pradesh has been allocated a total number of 26,13,568 with a total investment of 1,39,621 crores. Besides this, the central government has proved an assistance of Rs. 40,597 crores for the construction of these housing units.

As per the recent allocations, Andhra Pradesh has got 1,20,894 more affordable houses followed by Uttar Pradesh-41,173, Assam-16,700, Gujarat-15,222, Jharkhand-14,017 and Maharashtra-9,894.

Andhra Pradesh is far ahead of others in sanctions under PMAY(Urban) accounting for 20.71% of all the houses sanctioned so far.

Details of top ten States in respect of number of sanctioned houses under PM Awas Yojana (Urban) are:

S.NoStateNo of affordable

Houses sanctioned

Total investment

Approved (Rs. Cr)




(Rs. Cr)

1Andhra Pradesh5,41,30031,0568,138
2Tamil Nadu3,35,03911,9875,090
3Madhya Pradesh2,87,10119,5024,415
4Karnataka2,03,260  9,2823,345
6West Bengal1,44,904  5,9202,186
8Uttar Pradesh1,20,028  4,7671,959
9Jharkhand   95,742  3,5611,474
10Bihar   88,375  3,9151,454

These 10 States account for 82% of the total 26,13,568 houses so far sanctioned under PMAY(Urban).

With the latest sanctions, of the  36 States and Union Territories, all except Delhi, Chandigarh, Goa and Lakshadweep have got houses sanctioned under PMAY(Urban).

Read More: Latest Ongoing Housing Schemes 2017

Highlights of PM Awas Yojana

  • Uttar Pradesh gets 41,173 more houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(Urban)
  • Andhra Pradesh far ahead of others with 21% of total houses sanctioned so far; Tamil Nadu and MP next
  • Over 26 lakh houses sanctioned so far with an investment of Rs.1.40 lakh cr
  • Top 10 States account for 82% of total sanctions

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