The centre’s flagship ‘Housing for All’ Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY Gramin), has got an extension from the Union Cabinet from March 2021 to March 2024 to achieve the target of constructing 2.95 crore houses. With this continuation of the scheme, construction of the remaining 155.75 lakh houses will also get financial assistance to be made into pucca houses with basic amenities.
Overview of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin
|Name||Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin|
|Also known as||PMAY-Gramin|
|Launched by||PM Narendra Modi|
|Nodal Ministry||Ministry of Rural Development|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
Objective and Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin
To provide pucca houses to all who are houseless and living in dilapidated houses in rural areas. The overall target is to construct 2.95 crore pucca houses with basic amenities by March, 2024.
How to apply for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin
Housing in India