The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U) launched in mission mode envisions provision for Housing for All by 2022. The mission seeks to address the housing requirement of urban poor including slum dwellers through program verticals :
The mission supports the construction of houses having a carpet area of 30 square meters with basic civic infrastructure like water, sanitation, sewage among others. The grant subsidy given to Lower Income Groups and Economically Weaker section of the urban population ranges anywhere between Rs 1 lakh and Rs 2.3 lakh at an interest subsidy of 6.5 %. Moreover every beneficiary under this scheme receives Rs 1.5 lakh to promote housing stock which ranges from them building their own houses to renovating their houses.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has set up a simple process in which the beneficiary can either go to the Common Service Centres (CSCs) situated in the area who would provide an application form in lieu of a nominal fee of Rs 25. Besides, the candidate has to carry the Aadhar card and a photograph for submission of the form.
For online registration, visit the official website.
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