Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Tamil Nadu: The state government of Tamil tops in the country in obtaining approval for housing projects from the central government’s CSMC. Tamil Nadu had got the approval for constructing, 46,268 housing units at a project cost of Rs 8660.06 crore.
According to the information, the state government will construct 3 lakh affordable houses for the urban poor under the most ambitious scheme of Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – Housing For All (HFA) in 2017-18. The Union Minister said that after inspecting the construction of 685 units of apartment houses by Tamil Nadu slum clearance board (TNSCB) at Peechankulam in Trichy, Tamil Nadu becomes a pioneer in constructing houses for the people. He also promised to support the vision 2023 to make Tamil Nadu a slum-free state.
Besides, the state government will also provide 2.10 lakh in four installments to the beneficiaries under the scheme. The chief minister said that the government has set the target for constructing 3 lakh houses in 2017-18 and the construction of 1 lakh houses is in under process.
The minister also informed that the construction work of the houses in Peechankulam would be completed soon. According to the stipulated time duration, the construction of houses would be completed in 18 months. Under the scheme, each house will be constructed on 396 sq ft area. The scheme will also benefit 391 old beneficiaries and 280 new beneficiaries.
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