PM inaugurated PMAY-G in Madhya Pradesh

Funds for all these houses constructed under PMAY-G are given by way of 4 installments directly into the bank account of the beneficiary after verification of various stages of construction through Geotagged photographs.
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Updated: Sep 12, 2020 08:43:15 pm

PM inaugurated PMAY-G in Madhya Pradesh

12 September 2020 Current Affairs:Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the ‘Grih Pravesham’ event in Madhya Pradesh through video conferencing. During the event 1.75 Lakh Families were delivered pucca houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Grameen (PMAY-G).

Highlights:
♦ The move comes as a part of the Housing for All by 2022, for which a flagship programme of PMAY-G was launched on 20th November 2016. 
Over 1.14 crore houses have already been built, so far, across the country under the programme.  
♦ In Madhya Pradesh, 17 lakh poor households have benefited from this scheme so far.
♦ Under PMAY-G, each beneficiary is given a 100% grant of Rs.1.20 lakh. 
♦ The amount will be shared between Centre and State at the ratio of 60:40. 
♦ Funds for all these houses constructed under PMAY-G are given by way of 4 installments directly into the bank account of the beneficiary after verification of various stages of construction through Geotagged photographs. 
♦ The scheme envisages aims to construct 2.95 crore houses by the year 2022.        
♦ Also, the beneficiaries under the scheme are provided support of unskilled labour wages for 90/95 person days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and assistance of Rs.12,000 for the construction of toilets through Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin.

PMAY-G:
Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) programme was launched on 20 November 2016. It is an initiative by the Government of India. Earlier, PMAY-G was known as Indira Awaas Yojana. The social welfare program is aimed to make sure every people get housing by 2022. The programme was initially launched by the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1985.
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