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2,508 Cities Selected Under PM Scheme for Affordable Housing


New Delhi, May 4 (The News)

2,508 urban areas in 26 states have been chosen under ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ for giving moderate houses to the urban poor, the Lok Sabha was educated today.As on April 25, 2016, a sum of 2,508 urban areas of 26 states have been recognized as chosen for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Housing for all (Urban) Mission,” Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said amid Question Hour.

He said according to the plan rules, the houses

under the PMAY (U) mission ought to be planned and built to meet the prerequisite of basic wellbeing against tremors, surge, violent wind, avalanche and so forth adjusting to the National Building Code and other important Bureau of Indian Standards Codes.

The mission likewise incorporates an innovation sub-mission to encourage state advancements for appropriation of format outlines and building arranges reasonable for different geo-climatic zones and to convey debacle safe and environment agreeable technologies.The plan accompanies a point of developing more than two crore houses the country over inside a range of seven years. The plan, which was begun in 2015, would close in 2022.

The objective recipients of the plan would be poor and individuals living under EWS and LIG classes in urban foundations of the country.Replying another inquiry, Mr Naidu said it is the essential obligation of the state governments to give safe house to the urban vagrants.

So as to su

upplement and supplement the endeavors of the state and UTs, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation is executing a plan specifically ‘Safe house for Urban Homeless’ as a segment of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana National Urban Livelihoods Mission for furnishing changeless havens with essential offices to urban destitute.

According to the data got from the states and UTs, a sum of 770 safe houses have been endorsed by states and UTs with a limit of around 38,770 prisoners. Out of this, 270 havens with an aggregate limit of around 11,900 detainees are operational, he said.


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