Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Maharashtra – Now Housing for All by 2019

Published Date - 08 December 2017 05:26:02 Updated Date - 08 December 2017 05:26:59

The state government of Maharashtra is working towards achieving the goal of housing for all by the year 2019 instead of 2022 under the central government’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. Maharashtra Chief Minister made a statement that housing for all in the state will be met by the end of 2019 only.

CM made a statement during addressing a rally at Faizpur and said that everyone in the state would have his/her own home by the end of year 2019. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, aimed at providing affordable housing to the poor in the country has set a target of providing 2 Crore homes in the urban areas by the year 2022.

Maharashtra Government last year had proposed to bring in the better and practical version of the central government’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

Under the Housing for All by 2022, the central government provided financial assistance to Urabn Poor to build houses and home loans at subsidized interest rates.

What is Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna?

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna(PMAY) is a mission started with an aim ‘Housing For All’(HFA) scheme by NDA Government to be achieved by the year 2022, that is when India will be completing its 75 years of Independence. The mission started in 2015 and will be attained in seven years i.e., during 2015 – 2022.

This Housing for All (HFA) scheme is envisioned by our Honorable Prime Mister Mr. Narendra Modi. “By the time the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna will bring a ‘Pucca house’ for every family in urban cities with water connection, toilet facilities, 24x7 electricity supply and complete access.�? As addressed by our Prime Minister in the joint session of parliament on 9th June, 2014.

Objective of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) – Housing for All

A comprehensive mission of PMAY Housing Scheme aims to create:

  • Affordable homes with water connection, toilet facilities, 24x7 electricity supply and complete access.
  • 2 crore houses to be built across nation’s length and breadth
  • Targeting the Lower Income Groups (LIG) and Economically Weaker Section of our society (EWS), basically the urban poor by the year 2022.
  • 2 million non-slum urban poor households are proposed to be covered under the Mission

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna(PMAY) Targeted group or beneficiary

  • Indian women of all religions and castes. Everyone will be equally eligible no biased treatment on basis of caste or religion.
  • People who come from low income and economically weaker sections of the society.
  • ST (Scheduled Tribes).
  • SC (Scheduled Castes).


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