PMAY (U) – 2.67 Lakh More Affordable Houses sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

Published Date - 27 July 2018 11:52:26 Updated Date - 27 July 2018 11:53:48

The Centre today approved construction of nearly 2.67 lakh more affordable houses for the poor in 10 states under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna(Urban), with Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra being allocated over 50,000 housing units each, an official said. According to the official, with the sanctioning of 2,67,546 more housing units, after subsuming projects under the Rajiv Awas Yojana, the total number of houses being funded under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna would be 53,74,306 houses.

The approval was given in a meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee of PMAY(U), which was held under the chairmanship of Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra. The official said the total estimated cost to execute these housing projects under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category is around Rs 13,678.81 crore. The ministry said that central assistance of Rs 3919.32 crore will be provided to execute these projects.

CSMC 36th Meeting – 2.67 Lakh Sanctioned Affordable Houses under PMAY Urban

In order to provide boost to PMAY U, central govt. has reduced the GST from 12% to 8% GST under CLSS Component of PM Awas Yojana – Urban. The highlights of decision of 36th meeting of Central Sanctioning And Monitoring Committee (CSMC) are as follows:-


Number of Houses under PMAY Urban (U)

Madhya Pradesh






Uttar Pradesh


West Bengal












Central govt. has sanctioned 2,67,546 more affordable houses this time in 36th CSMC meeting held on 24 July 2018. All the people belonging to the poor sections of the society can now apply online and fill PMAY U online application form – Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Application Form

After subsuming projects of Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) Scheme, the total tally of houses moves up to 53,74,306 houses.

Approved Houses under PMAY U in Previous CSMC Meetings

Recently, CCEA has approved to set up National Urban Housing Fund to give an extra-budgetary support of Rs. 60,000  crore under this Urban Housing Scheme.— For more details, visit the official website


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