|Ministry of Housing & Urban
Poverty Alleviation today approved construction of 90,095 more
affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri
Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs.5,590 cr and central
assistance of Rs.1,188 cr.
|Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned
82,262 houses in 49 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.5,260
cr with central assistance of Rs.1,071 cr. Jammu & Kashmir got 4,915
houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.240 cr and
central assistance of Rs.74 cr. Dadra & Nagar Haveli’s capital
Silvassa has been sanctioned 803 affordable houses with an
investment of Rs.26 cr and central assistance of Rs.12 cr.
|The approval accorded today was
for construction of 46,823 new houses 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)
|In Madhya Pradesh, another 39,763
new houses will be built under BLC component under which an eligible
beneficiary is assisted to build a house on the land owned by
|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 houses, 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, total number of
affordable houses 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 houses for
the benefit of urban poor has been sanctioned so far under PMAY
(Urban) with a total investment of Rs.89,072 cr with central
assistance of Rs.25,819 cr.
|Under BLC and AHP components of
PMAY (Urban), central assistance of Rs.1.50 lakh is provided for