PM Modi hands over houses built under PM Awas Yojana (Gramin) in Madhya Pradesh to over 4.51 lakh families virtually

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 PM Awas Yojana (Gramin) in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 October 2022 handed over houses to 4 lakh 51 thousand families of Madhya Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin virtually. 

Virtually addressing the state-level program organized in Satna, the Prime Minister said that home brings progress for all as the village also progresses due to construction of houses along with the owner of the house. The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present in the programme..

Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, about 38 Lakh houses have been sanctioned so far in Madhya Pradesh and construction of about 29 Lakh houses has been completed at a cost of more than Rs. 35,000 crores.

Housing for All 

Government of India has launched Housing for All scheme to provide pucca houses to the eligible person by 2022.

The Housing for All target goal is to be achieved by two central government scheme ; Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Gramin (PMAY-U) and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban(PMAY-U)

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Gramin (PMAY-U)

It was earlier known as Indira Awas Yojana . It was revamped and relaunched as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Gramin (PMAY-U) on 20th November, 2016 with effect from 1st April 2016.  

The program envisages the completion of 2.95 crore PMAY-G houses with all basic amenities for the identified beneficiaries  by the year 2022.

It is being implemented by the Union Ministry of  Rural Development.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban(PMAY-U)

It was launched on 25 June 2015 by the Government of India and it is being implemented by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

The scheme aims to provide pucca houses to all the eligible beneficiaries by 2022. 

Around 1.12 crore houses are to be constructed under the scheme .

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