Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation today approved construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). It involves an investment of 5,590 crore rupees and central assistance of 1,188 crore rupees.
Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned 82,262 houses in 49 cities and towns, Jammu and Kashmir got 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns and Dadra and Nagar Haveli’s capital Silvassa 803 affordable houses.
The approval accorded today was for construction of 46,823 new houses under the Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) component of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), enhancement of 773 houses in Jammu and Kashmir under BLC and building 42,499 new houses in Madhya Pradesh under Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) component.
In Madhya Pradesh, another 39,763 new houses will be built under BLC component under which an eligible beneficiary is assisted to build a house on the land owned by him/her.
City-wise approvals in Madhya Pradesh include: Indore-30,789 houses, Ratlam-6,419, Sagar-3,156, Ujjain-2,884, Katni-2,800, Shivpuri-2,625, Chindwara-2,508, Nagda-2,073, Jabalpur-2,012, Datia-1,726, Singrauli-1,716, Dabra-1,720, Vidisha-1,513, Damoh-1,480, Sehore-1,200, Sidhi-1,057, Astha-1,000 and Unchehara-1,000.