Published Date - 23 September 2017 04:55:43 Updated Date - 25 October 2017 05:58:27

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G)

The Prime Minister’s flagship housing scheme called the PM Awas Yojana  has seen  some new developments. In a recent announcement made by the central government, there is a talk of implementation of the Awas scheme for the rural population. This implementation of housing developments in the rural areas of the nation will be done under the name of Gramin – Awas Yojana. This new leg of the main policy PM Awas Yojana called the Gramin is dedicated only for the rural masses. The central govt. has promised to give pucca housing facilities to the village people under the new amendment and the entire work will be done by 2022.Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin has been approved by the Narendra Modi Government on 23rd March in a cabinet meeting. The rural housing scheme will help achieve housing for all by 2022 in Rural areas across the country.

LATEST UPDATE: Number of homes to be constructed under PMAY-G has been increased by 33% from 3 Crore to 4 Crore by the year 2022. Read more about the revised PMAY-G targets.

To address the gap in rural housing and in view of Government’s commitment to provide “Housing for All” by 2022, the scheme of IAY has been re-structured into Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) w.e.f. 1st April, 2016.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin will be implemented in rural areas across the country except Delhi and Chandigarh. Below are the highlights of the housing for all by 2022 – Rural.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin – Highlights

  • Government to construct 1 crore pucca (permanent) houses for the rural poor in the next three years.
  • A total of 4 Crore homes would be constructed under PMAY-G in rural areas across the country by the year 2022.
  • The scheme is expected to boost job creation in rural areas.
  • The project will be implemented in a span of three years from 2016-17 to 2018-19 with a budget of Rs. 81,975 crore.
  • Of the total estimated expenditure, Rs. 60,000 crore will come from budgetary allocations and the remaining through Nabard.
  • The cost of unit (house) assistance is to be shared between central and state governments in the ratio 60:40 in plain areas and 90:10 for north-eastern and hilly states.
  • Beneficiaries of the rural houses would be chosen according to data taken from the Socio-Economic Caste Census of 2011
  • An allowance of Rs. 120,000 in plain areas and Rs. 130,000 in hilly areas will be provided for construction of homes.
  • The unit size will be enhanced from the existing 20 sq.mt. to up to 25 sq.mt. including a dedicated area for hygienic cooking.
  • Provision of toilets at Rs. 12000/- and 90/95 days of unskilled wage labour under MGNREGA over and above the unit cost.
  • Funds will be transferred electronically directly to the account of the beneficiary.
  • The beneficiary would be facilitated to avail loan of up to 70000 rupees for construction of the house which is optional.
  • Special Projects to be sanctioned to states based on situational exigencies and special needs.
  • NEW UPDATE: Home loans up to Rs. 2 Lakh taken in 2017 for maintenance or up-gradation of homes under PM Awas Yojana – Gramin will receive interest subvention of 3%.
 

The scheme is also expected to generate employment in the rural areas, especially in the construction sector which is currently the 2nd largest employers in India.

PMAY-G Home Loan Scheme 2017

Narendra Modi on 31st December 2016 has announced new home loan scheme for PM Awas Yojana – Gramin beneficiaries. Under the new home loan scheme, the beneficiaries will be provided interest subvention of 3% on home loan of up to Rs. 2 Lakh taken in 2017 for new house construction or extension of housing in rural areas.

Find complete details about the PMAY-G home loan scheme 2017 such as subsidy, interest rates and EMI calculation.

 

How to Apply PM Awas Yojana Gramin

  • In order to apply for this beneficiary scheme housing for all Indian citizens PM Awas Yojana Gramin there wasn’t any special forms are available. However, the rightful beneficiaries are chosen by the Gram Sabha according to the data collected on the national level census conducted on SECC 2011.
  • If the applicant name enlisted in the list released by the Gram Sabha, they will be eligible to get pucca house under this scheme. Once the name listed, the rightful applicant will get the benefits of this housing scheme automatically on their turn.

PMAY Gramin Home loan Sancationed list 

Sno

State

Total No. of households

1

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS

3000

2

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

45000

3

ASSAM

1040000

4

BIHAR

6570000

5

CHHATTISGARH

2510000

6

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI

9000

7

DAMAN AND DIU

300

8

GOA

2600

9

GUJARAT

1100000

10

HARYANA

150000

11

HIMACHAL PRADESH

30000

12

JAMMU & KASHMIR

260000

13

JHARKHAND

1930000

14

KERALA

170000

15

LAKSHADWEEP

170

16

MADHYA PRADESH

4740000

17

MAHARASHTRA

1850000

18

MANIPUR

39000

19

MEGHALAYA

83000

20

MIZORAM

26000

21

NAGALAND

34000

22

ODISHA

4180000

23

PUDUCHERRY

18000

24

PUNJAB

125000

25

RAJASTHAN

2724302

26

SIKKIM

5000

27

TAMILNADU

1580000

28

TRIPURA

120000

29

UTTAR PRADESH

4820000

30

UTTARAKHAND

63000

31

WEST BENGAL

4780000

 

Sub Total

39090000

32

ANDHRA PRADESH

580000

33

KARNATAKA

630000

34

TELANGANA

280000

 

Sub Total

1510000

 

Total

40600000

There are 13 automatic exclusion parameters based upon the candidates from the original SECC data list will be removed as follows:

  1. Motorized two/three/four wheeler/ fishing boat
  2. Mechanized three/ four wheeler agricultural equipment
  3. Kisan Credit Card with credit limit of Rs.50,000 or above
  4. Household with any member as a Government employee
  5. Households with non-agricultural enterprises registered with the Government
  6. Any member of the family earning more than Rs.10,000 per month
  7. Paying income tax
  8. Paying professional tax
  9. Own a refrigerator
  10. Own landline phone
  11. Own 2.5 acres or more of irrigated land with at least one irrigation equipment
  12. 5 acres or more of irrigated land for two or more crop seasons
  13. Owning at least 7.5 acres of land or more with at least one irrigation equipment
 

After this, the list of eligible candidates will come out and be categorized into two sub groups.

Definition of Kacha House

Houses with kacha wall – Houses where the material used for wall is Grass/thatch/bamboo or plastic/polythene or mud/unburnt brick or wood or stone not packed with mortar.

Houses with kacha roof – Houses where the material used for roof is Grass/thatch/bamboo/wood/mud or plastic/polythene or handmade tiles.

The complete draft of the PMAY-G can be downloaded from this link.

The status reports of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) can be viewed on the official website at http://pmayg.nic.in/netiay/Home.aspx

Under the parent scheme, PM Awas Yojana – Urban, the government aims to develop 20 million homes by the year 2022. The government so far has sanctioned the construction of more than 5 lakh homes under the scheme.


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