Govt to provide assistance to construct 3 crore rural and urban houses under PMAY

In order to meet the housing requirements arising out of the increase in the number of eligible families, the Government has decided in the cabinet meeting to provide assistance to 3 crore additional rural and urban households for the construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

The Government of India is implementing Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana since 2015-16 to provide assistance to the eligible rural and urban households for construction of houses with basic amenities. Under PMAY, total 4.21 crore houses have been completed for the eligible poor families under the housing schemes in the last 10 years. 

All the houses constructed under PMAY are provided the other basic amenities such as Household Toilets, LPG connection, Electricity connection, Functional Household Tap Connection etc. through convergence with other schemes of Central Government and State Governments.