By Accommodation Times Bureau
Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Thursday he said the ministry has advised all states/UTs governments to display the standard logo of PMAY (U) in all houses constructed under the scheme, to spread awareness among people about it.
The ministry said that over 53 lakh houses have been sanctioned, from which over 29 lakh houses are grounded for construction and over 8 lakh houses have already occupied.
The government has also set the target under rural housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) to construct one crore pucca houses by March 31, 2019, and completed construction of around 1.7 crores houses in last four years from 2014-15 to 2017-18.
In the road of Housing of All by 2022 around 2.95 crores houses are set to be constructed and over 1.5 crore houses are still left for construction.