Till Tuesday evening the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has received more than 70,000 application forms for 9,000 flats under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(PMAY). The amount of the application forms are increase day by day. The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) says forms are being receiving since last month. Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has received more than 70,000 application forms.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Pimpri-Chinchwad
The government recently has proposed to construct as many as 9,458 flats. For this one months time for submission of forms with last date fixed at 16th May. However, looking at the massive response and to see long queues of forms submission, the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) was forced to extend the last date of application forms submission. The PCMC has estimated that the project cost would be Rs. 9000 crore. The chairperson PCMC standing committe Seema Savale said that the committe has received 43,000 application forms online and 27,000 forms at various offices across the city till Tuesday May 23 and forms will be submitted till last of months. According to this data the submission of forms will be cross one lakh mark by the time of submission period ends.
The PCMC has plan to give priority to women application while giving the ownership as it way of honouring and empowering them. A draw of lots would be held to select the beneficiaries who have applied for flats.