70,784 More Houses Approved to UP for Urban Poor Under PMAY (Urban) (Download PDF)

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70, 784 more affordable houses have been approved by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation for the benefit of urban poor in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). These houses will be constructed at the investment of Rs. 3, 528 crore for which central assistance of Rs. 1, 062 crore has been approved.

Background:

  • The State Government has sent proposal for constructing affordable houses in 145 cities and Ministry of Housing have approved their proposal.
  • Previously, 41, 954 houses were approved for Uttar Pradesh including under Rajiv Awas Yojana (which are now include under PMAY (Urban) ).
  • So now total number of sanctioned houses are reach to 1, 12, 738 in Uttar Pradesh which was previously at 56, 839 under the Affordable Housing in Partnership component and 13, 945 under Beneficiary Led Construction component of PMAY (Urban).
  • The central assistance of Rs. 1.50 lakh will be given to all the beneficiary of these two components.
  • Number of Houses approved for different cites for Utter Pradesh are:

Table contain shows the Number of Houses approved for different cites for Utter Pradesh

Table contain shows the Number of Houses approved for different cites for Utter Pradesh

City

No. Of Houses approved

Lucknow

1, 525

Gorakhpur

501

Ayodhya

500

Iltifatganj

903

Faizabad

769

Dudhi

765

Rudauli

713

Singahi Bhiraura

821

Chatra

783

Purdhinagar

674

Kanpur Dehat

442

Daurala

505

Sikandra

447

Akbarpur

449

Aliganj

511

Bareily

139

Azamgarh

119

  • Along with Up, 56, 281 more affordable houses were also approved for Karnataka for 93 cities and towns at investment of Rs. 2, 950 crore and Central assistance of Rs. 844 crore.
  • 8, 291 houses were also sanctioned for Bengaluru where:

    • 1, 613 for Bellary
    • 1, 500 for Shivamogga
    • 1, 450 for Chennapatna
    • 1, 300 for Hubbali
    • 1, 292 for Dharwar
    • 1, 127 for Challakere
    • 1, 163 for Kanakpur
    • 1, 008 for Sira
  • For Andaman & Nicobar Islands 609 houses has been sanctioned for the first time at Port Blair with estimated cost of Rs. 54 crore and central assistance of Rs. 9.00 crore.
  • Now total number of houses approved under PMAY (Urban) is reach to the 20, 95, 718.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 26, 2017

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