Government sanctions 1 lakh houses worth 4,200 cr for urban poor

Posted on:27 Apr 2017 12:37:23
Government sanctions 1 lakh houses worth 4,200 cr for urban poor
27 April 2017 Current Affairs:

  • The Central Government has sanctioned construction of over one lakh more houses for the urban poor with an investment of Rs 4,200 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(PMAY).

  • The government has now approved construction of over 18.75 lakh houses for Economically Weaker Sections in 2,151 cities and towns across the country.

  • Madhya Pradesh tops the overall list of states in getting approvals with over 2.66 lakh houses sanctioned under PMAY (Urban) with a total investment of Rs 18,283 crore.

  • Tamil Nadu is second with over 2.52 lakh houses with a total project cost of Rs 9,112 crore.


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