Govt approves 1.17 lakh more affordable houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

The government approved construction of 117,814 more affordable houses for urban poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in six states (Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha) with a total investment of Rs 5,773 crore and with central assistance of Rs 1,816 crore.

With this, the total number of affordable homes sanctioned under PMAY so far has gone up to 1,760,507, with a total investment of Rs 96,018 crore and a central assistance of Rs 27,714 crore. 

Takeaways from above News-
  • Full form of PMAY is  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
  • Six states for which govt approved 1.17 lakh more affordable houses under PMAY are Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.
  • PMAY was launched on 1 June 2015
  • PMAY- Housing for all (URBAN) Mission will be implemented during 2015-2022

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Source- The Hindu

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