Govt to complete 1 Cr PMAY-G houses by March 2019

By Rohit Sharma


The government has 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, Ministry of Rural Development on Wednesday said.

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.

According to the official release, “1.07 crore rural houses have completion of 38.20  lakh Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY- G) houses and 68.64 lakh IAY houses that were sanctioned in 2014-15 and 2015-16 and prior to that. If the figures of the current financial year are also added to this achievement under the rural housing scheme the achievement from 2014-15 till date becomes 1.13 crore completed rural houses.”

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