Home is regarded as one of the important life necessities for leading a safe and quality lifestyle. It plays a major role in facilitating social welfare which reflects a country's economic growth. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Scheme (PMAY) is one kind of mission introduced to provide housing for all the lower-income groups.
PMAY was launched in 2015 with the goal of providing affordable housing for all by 2022. A massive PMAY scheme project is to create affordable homes for the society's lower-income families and Economically Weaker Division, essentially the urban poor to get pucca houses.
Over 35 Lakh Houses Afforded to Beneficiaries in PMAY-U
The Indian Government under PMAY-U has handed over thirty-five lakh houses to beneficiaries while 65 lakh houses are currently under construction. It would generate an estimated 3.65 crore jobs in the construction of all the approved houses under the project, of which around 1.65 crore jobs would have already been created.
Under PMAY Housing for All one of the Government's flagship programs, it has set a target of 1.12 crore houses by 2022 in urban areas.
The PMAY-U houses and earlier schemes of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) have worked as a boon in battling against unexpected Covid19 pandemic. Currently, more than 22,000 houses are being used as Covid-19 facility units in various states and Union Territories.
The Indian Government has undertaken one of the most comprehensive planned urbanisation programmes in the history of the world. With this flagship programmes, one can deserve the best affordable house that suits their requirements.
By: Shailaja K