Srinagar: The GoI on Monday under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme (Urban) for Jammu & Kashmir approved construction of 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.240 cr.
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation under this scheme gave a nod to construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under across India.
Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned 82,262 houses in 49 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.5,260 cr with central assistance of Rs.1,071 cr. Jammu & Kashmir got 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.240 cr and central assistance of Rs.74 cr. Dadra & Nagar Haveli’s capital Silvassa has been sanctioned 803 affordable houses with an investment of Rs.26 cr and central assistance of Rs.12 crore.
The approval accorded was for construction of 46,823 new houses under the Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) component of PMAY (Urban), enhancement of 773 houses in Jammu & Kashmir under BLC and building 42,499 new houses in Madhya Pradesh under Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) component.
In JK Srinagar has been approved 663 affordable houses, Handwara-602, Badgam-476, Baramulla-393, Doda-306, Pulwama-270, Kargil-261, Sopore-205, Ganderbal-185, Bhaderwah-176, Shopian-159, RS Pura-143, Samba-121, Kishtwar-113, Leh-99 and Poonch-96.
Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned 82,262 houses in 49 cities and towns with an investment of Rs 5,260 cr with central assistance of Rs.1,071 cr.
Under BLC and AHP components of PMAY (Urban), central assistance of Rs.1.50 lakh is provided for each beneficiary.
—With Inputs from PIB