1.5 lakh affordable houses sanctioned for urban poor under PMAY

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1.5 lakh affordable houses sanctioned for urban poor under PMAY

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of another 1.5 lakh affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs.7,227cr with central assistance of Rs.2,209 cr. The approval was given in the 34thmeeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting held here yesterday.

Andhra Pradesh has been sanctioned 56,512 houses in 22 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.3,184cr with central assistance of Rs.848 cr. Uttar Pradesh got 23,060 houses in 110 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.870cr and central assistance of Rs.346 cr. Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned 17,920 affordable houses in 32 cities with an investment of Rs.730cr and central assistance of Rs.269 cr.  Jharkhandhas been sanctioned 14,526 houses in 26 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.1,075cr with central assistance of Rs.209 cr.  Maharashtra has been sanctioned 13,506 houses in 15 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.643cr with central assistance of Rs.201 cr.  Chattisgarh got 7,615 houses in 61 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.234cr and central assistance of Rs.114 cr.Rajasthan has been sanctioned 6,576 affordable houses in 30 cities with an investment of Rs.285cr and central assistance of Rs.99 cr.  Odishahas been sanctioned 4,849 houses in 20 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.146cr with central assistance of Rs.73 cr.  Punjab has been sanctioned 1,909 houses in 48 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.71cr with central assistance of Rs.28 cr.  Assam got 1,520 houses in 6 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.39cr and central assistance of Rs.23 cr.

With the above proposed houses, cumulative houses under PMAY(U) would be 47,52,751 houses.

Source: PIB