By Accommodation Times Bureau
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of 1,12,213 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The approval was given in the 37th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting held here August 24.
Andhra Pradesh has been sanctioned 37,719 houses while the sanction for Haryana is 19,858 affordable houses. The number of houses sanctioned for Madhya Pradesh is 18,375, Maharashtra 12,238 houses, Chattisgarh 10,632 houses and Karnataka 8,761 houses. Approvals given for J&K stands at 4,442 houses while Arunachal Pradesh has been sanctioned 188 houses.
With the above-proposed houses, cumulative houses under PMAY-U would become 54,95,443 after final approval from CSMC.