CM of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has proposed to construct around 10 lakh houses in the rural areas of UP under PM Awas Yojana. Also he made an announcement to accomplish Housing for All mission within 12 months. An additional 2 lakh houses will be constructed for poor families residing in urban areas, construction of 12 lakh houses (urban & rural areas) will be done under PMAY.
According to the sources, there are around 48 lakh homeless people in the rural areas of Uttar Pradesh. To rehabilitate them & to provide affordable dwelling unit to such families, construction of houses will be started by the year 2017.
As Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is an ambitious housing scheme, which works to provide safer housing units to needy people. Government of Uttar Pradesh will implement UP Housing Scheme in association of PMAY.
CM has ensured to make housing units easily available to poor families of the state.
Government would provide financial assistance to eligible families residing in rural areas, as mentioned below.
- Financial assistance of Rs. 1.20 lakh will be given to beneficiary.
- Rs. 12,000 for the construction of toilet.
- Rs. 15,700/- would be given to beneficiaries if they construct house by themselves.
So far 5,129 families (in urban areas) have been found eligible who would be given financial assistance so that they don’t face financial problems. An amount provided by government has been mentioned below:
- Rs. 1.5 – 2.5 lakh – By Central Government
- Rs. 1 lakh – By State Government