By Accommodation Times Bureau
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has approved the construction of 3,18,900 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Urban (PMAY-U) with an investment of Rs. 8,692 cr with central assistance of Rs. 3,782 cr across 308 projects in 6 States/UTs.
The approval was given in the 35th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting held here on Monday.
Maharashtra has been sanctioned 2,48,360 houses with an investment of Rs. 5,728 cr with central assistance of Rs. 2,723 cr. Out of the total approvals in Maharashtra, about 2 lakh houses are under the In-situ Slum redevelopment vertical. Rajasthan got 31,304 houses with an investment of Rs.1,243 cr and central assistance of Rs.470 cr. Tamil Nadu has been sanctioned 23,564 affordable houses with an investment of Rs.1,115 cr and central assistance of Rs.353 cr. Chattisgarh has been sanctioned 13,889 houses with an investment of Rs. 533 cr with central assistance of Rs.208 cr.
With the above-proposed houses, cumulative houses under PMAY(U) after subsuming projects of RAY scheme the total number of houses being funded under PMAY(Urban) would be 51,06,760 houses.