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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

14th July, 2021 Polity

Context:

  • According to ICRA, funding of the program may stall the progress of the program.

About Housing for all

  • The mission started in 2015 and will be attained in seven years i.e., during 2015 – 2022.
  • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna will bring a ‘Pucca house’ for every family in urban cities with water connection, toilet facilities, 24x7 electricity supply and complete access.

Objective:

  • Affordable homes with water connection, toilet facilities, 24x7 electricity supply and complete access.
  • 2 crore houses to be built across nation’s length and breadth
  • Targeting the Lower Income Groups (LIG) and Economically Weaker Section of our society (EWS), basically the urban poor by the year 2022.
  • 2 million non-slum urban poor households are proposed to be covered under the Mission.

Implementation:

  • will work by providing central assistance to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) as well as other employed agencies through States/UTs for:
  • Building onsite Rehabilitation of the existing slum- inhabitants by commencing private participation for using poor land area as a resource.
  • By providing Credit Linked Subsidy
  • Initiating Affordable Housing in Partnership
  • Granting Subsidy to the beneficiary for individual house construction/enhancement.