Centre approves another 52,319 houses under PMAY
The Central government has approved construction of another 52,319 houses for the urban poor, including 11,286 houses in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY-Urban).
"The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty has approved construction of 52,319 houses for (the) urban poor under PMAY (Urban) involving an investment of Rs 2,946 crore and Central assistance of Rs 778 crore," an official release said.
Besides Uttar Pradesh, 25,097 houses will be constructed in Madhya Pradesh, 8,941 in Chhattisgarh, 3,805 in Maharashtra, 2,422 in Nagaland, 720 in Puducherry and 48 in Daman, it said.
With this, the Ministry has so far approved construction of a total of 13,43,805 houses for the urban poor with an investment of Rs 72,781 crore and Central assistance of Rs 19,633 crore.