PMAY( Urban) :Now 1.86 Lakh More Houses Sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Published Date - 13 February 2018 07:39:15 Updated Date - 13 February 2018 07:54:00

With an aim to help make affordable homes accessible to each and every deserving candidate, the central government has announced to provide beneficiaries with over 1.86 lakh more housing facilities. The new initiative will be made under the PMAY-U (Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban). According to the statements made the central government has agreed upon constructing more number of homes for needy and poor people within the country under the scheme.

Central govt. has sanctioned these houses in the 30th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee. The total number / tally of pucca houses under this Urban Housing scheme has reached around 39.25 lakh. According to the decision, govt. will build new houses in Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Kerala, Uttarakhand and Orissa.

PMAY-Housing For All (PMAY-HFA) is flagship scheme of Modi govt. to provide affordable houses to economically weaker sections, LIG, MIG and HIG groups till 2022.


Set Budget

Accordingly the government has also agreed to invest an overall budget of Rs 11169 crore under the flagship of PMAY-U scheme. The central government has also announced to offer financial assistance of Rs 2797 crore for constructing homes under the scheme.


PMAY Urban – Number of Houses (State Wise), Investment and Assistance

The complete details of the decision taken in the 30th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee are as follows:-


Number of Affordable Houses

No. of Cities & Towns


Central Assistance


53,290 houses


Rs. 4,322 crore

Rs. 799 crore

Tamil Nadu

40,623 houses


Rs. 2,314 crore

Rs. 609 crore


32,656 houses


Rs. 1,461 crore

Rs. 490 crore


15,584 houses


Rs. 946 crore

Rs. 234 crore


12,123 houses


Rs. 868 crore

Rs. 182 crore


9,461 houses


Rs. 284 crore

Rs. 142 crore


6,226 houses


Rs. 258 crore

Rs. 93 crore


5,133 houses


Rs. 156 crore

Rs. 77 crore


1,86,777 houses


Rs. 11,169 crore

Rs. 2,797 crore

The total number of houses sanctioned under PMAY (U) are 1,86,777. Poor People can avail these houses through filling the online application form – Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Application Form

Affordable Houses under AHP Component of PMAY Urban

Central govt. has approved 77,842 houses under Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) component of PMAY (U) whose details are as follows:-

  1. Haryana – 36,056 houses
  2. Karnataka – 16,026 houses
  3. Tamil Nadu – 13,951 houses
  4. Gujarat – 6,246 houses
  5. Maharashtra – 5,035 houses
  6. Uttarakhand – 528 houses

Number of Houses under BLC Component of PMAY Urban

Central govt. has sanctioned 1.08 lakh new houses under Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) Component of PMAY (Urban). The distribution of houses is as follows:-

  • Tamil Nadu – 26,672 houses
  • Karnataka – 16,630 houses
  • Haryana – 13,663 houses
  • Bihar – 11,411 houses
  • Kerala – 9,461 houses
  • Gujarat – 8,768 houses
  • Maharashtra – 7,088 houses
  • Uttarakhand – 5,698 houses
  • Odisha – 5,133 houses

After the final approval of CSMC, the total number of houses under PMAY (U) will reach up to 37.83 lakh. Furthermore after subsuming projects of Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) Scheme, the total tally moves up to 39.25 lakh houses.


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