Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban. Sabka Sapna Ghar ho apna. awas aur sahari garib upshan mantralye bharat sarkar. ICICI Bank offers “Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme” for EWS and LIG categories under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. The scheme was announced by our Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi and envisages the vision of housing for all by the year 2022.

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Housing for All (Urban)

At the slum decadal growth rate of 34%, the slum households are projected to go upto 18 million. 2 million non-slum urban poor households are proposed to be covered under the Mission. Hence, total housing shortage envisaged to be addressed through the new mission is 20 million.
The Mission is being implemented during 2015-2022 and provides central assistance to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and other implementing agencies through States/UTs for:

  1. In-situ Rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation
  2. Credit Linked Subsidy
  3. Affordable Housing in Partnership
  4. Subsidy for beneficiary-led individual house construction/enhancement.

Credit linked subsidy component is being implemented as a Central Sector Scheme while other three components as Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS).
All statutory towns as per Census 2011 and towns notified subsequently would be eligible for coverage under the Mission.
In the spirit of cooperative federalism, mission provides flexibility to the States for choosing the best options amongst four verticals of mission to meet the demand of housing in their states. Process of project formulation and approval in accordance with the mission Guidelines has been left to the States so that projects can be formulated, approved and implemented faster
A Technology Sub-Mission under the Mission has been set up to facilitate adoption of modern, innovative and green technologies and building material for faster and quality construction of houses. Technology Sub-Mission also facilitates preparation and adoption of layout designs and building plans suitable for various geo-climatic zones. It will also assist States/Cities in deploying disaster resistant and environment friendly technologies.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in a tabular format:

Parameters Details
Scheme Name Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
Launch Date 25th June, 2015
Estimated Time for Completion 7 years (2022)
Primary Objective Providing affordable houses to Indian citizens
Number of Houses to be Built 2 crores +
Primary Target Group Poor people of India belonging to LIG and EWS groups. LIG stands for low income group and EWS stands for Economically Weaker Sections
Primary Target Area LIG and EWS people of urban areas
Scope of Scheme Across India
Previous Name Housing for All scheme
Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi


Phase I

Phase I (one)
Target Date of Start April 2015
Target Date of Ending March 2017
Number of Cities Targeted 100 cities in India
What to Expect? Development and completion of affordable houses under the scheme.

Phase II

Phase II (two)
Target Date of Start April 2017
Target Date of Ending March 2019
Number of Cities Targeted 200 cities in India
What to Expect? Development and completion of affordable houses under the scheme.

Phase III

Phase III (three)
Target Date of Start April 2019
Target Date of Ending March 2022
Number of Cities Targeted All remaining cities in India
What to Expect? Development and completion of affordable houses under the scheme.






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