The state government of Rajasthan which is led by Vasundhara Raje is going to construct 17,00000 houses in the state under PM Awas Yojana Rajasthan (PMAY). Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister Rajendra Rathore said at a press conference in Rajasthan.
The minister said that about 8,70000 houses have been built in the state and 1,60000 houses will be constructed in next three to four months under PM Awas Yojana Rajasthan. The total spent on the construction of the scheme will be Rs 1,561 crore. The central government will spend Rs 937 crore and the state government will spend rest of the amount on the scheme.
The minister also said that the state government has allotted 7.17 lakh land allotment letters under Deendayal Upadhyay Land Allotment Campaign. The Vasundhara Raje government target to distribute about 10,00000 letters. In the next year the state government planning to distribute 1,50000 land allotment letters.
The central government has approved construction of nearly 30,000 houses on private land for the poor people of the urban areas in Sholapur district of Maharashtra. This is the first project to be build houses on private land under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The central government has also approved the project after examine to ensure the success of the scheme. The central government has allotted Rs 450 crore for the project under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).
The chair person of an Inter-Ministerial Central Sanctioned and Monitoring Committee (CSMC), HUA secretary Durga Shankar Mishra approved the affordable housing project on private land after the long discussions with the officials of the Maharashtra state government.
The Raynagar Cooperative Housing Federation, Sholapur has submitted the proposal to build 30,000 houses for its members. The federation members are mainly from textile and Beedi workers and others urban poor belongs to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). The cost of the project is Rs 1,811 crore under PMAY (U).