NEW DELHI: The authorities has authorized the construction of over 1.68 lakh houses in city areas under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, taking the entire quantity of houses sanctioned thus far to 1.1 crore, in line with a press release on Thursday.
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry mentioned that the choice was taken at a gathering of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) the place officers from 14 states and union territories participated on Wednesday.
The assertion mentioned that the houses sanctioned by the CSMC are proposed to be constructed in verticals like beneficiary-led construction, reasonably priced housing in partnership and in-situ slum redevelopment under the PMAY (Urban).
“The states additionally put of their proposals for revision of tasks as a consequence of varied points equivalent to, of land, topographical hazards, inter-city migration and alter of preferences of verticals amongst others,” the ministry mentioned.
Under PMAY-U, 41 lakh houses have been accomplished thus far whereas construction is in varied phases in additional than 70 lakh houses.
“Construction of 1,68,606 new houses have been authorized within the assembly of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) under the PMAY (Urban),” the ministry mentioned.
The PMAY(U), launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 2015, goals to make sure “Housing for all by 2022”.
The authorities has set a goal of 1.12 crore houses to be constructed in city areas within the nation over a interval of seven years from 2015 to 2022.
“The progress under the Mission (PMAY-U) has been regular. We have to maneuver in the direction of completion of houses with all the fundamental bodily and social infrastructure,” Ministry Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra was quoted as saying in a press release.
Mishra mentioned, “The states/UTs will deal with completion and supply of houses to beneficiaries.
” The secretary urged states and union territories to expedite the implementation of the Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs) scheme.
“All the states/UTs may additionally be taught from the six Light House Projects (LHPs) initiated in six cities , particularly, Agartala (Tripura), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Rajkot (Gujarat) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu).
The know-how might be replicated and scaled throughout the nation for mass housing,” he mentioned.