PM Modi to inaugurate 1.75 lakh houses in Madhya Pradesh, built under PMAY-G

Till now, 1.14 crore houses have already been built across the country under the PMAY-G programme. In Madhya Pradesh, 17 lakh poor and downtrodden have received benefit from this scheme till now.

Written by September 10, 2020 19:41
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New Delhi: ‘Grih Pravesham’, a major program is being organized in Madhya Pradesh on Sept 12, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 1.75 lakh houses built under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) via video conferencing. Most of these houses were built/completed during COVID-19 pandemic period.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with other senior leaders will be present on the occasion.

Till now, 1.14 crore houses have already been built across the country under the PMAY-G programme. PM Modi had given a clarion call of “Housing for All by 2022”, under which a flagship programme of PMAY-G was launched on 20th November, 2016.

In Madhya Pradesh, 17 lakh poor and downtrodden have received benefit from this scheme till now. These are all households of poor people who either had no house or lived in makeshift homes.

Affordable Housing Package

About PMAY-G

Under PMAY-G program, each beneficiary gets 100% grant of Rs. 1.20 lakh with sharing ratio of 60:40 between Centre & State. Funds for all these houses constructed under PMAY-G are given in form of 4 instalments. These installments are directly transferred into the bank account of the beneficiary after verification of various stages of construction through Geotagged photographs. The scheme looks to build 2.95 crore houses by the year 2022.

1.5 lakh houses for urban poor

The PMAY-G beneficiaries are also provided support of unskilled labour wages for 90/95 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and monetary help of Rs. 12,000 for construction of toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission- Gramin.