PMAY : Approval for building 7942 houses in Kerala Updated On 2017-10-04
As per Pradhan Manthri Awas Yojana (PMAY) Programme, working under Central- State Ministries with the mission of achieving 'Housing for All' through Kudumbashree Mission secured the approval to build 7942 houses in Kerala. The Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee held on 27 September 2017 gave approval for the new projects. Rs 238.26 Crore is sanctioned for the same. Out of which, Rs 119.13 Crore will be met from the Central Government fund. The programme is executed in association with the Central- State Governments and Urban Local Bodies. Kudumbashree is the nodal agency of PMAY in Kerala.
Rs 1.69 Crore for renovating 96 houses also got approval. Kudumbashree checked the projects submitted by the urban local bodies in Kerala and presented it before the state level advisory committee. Finally, the approved ones were submitted before the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee. Approval is granted for building 36918 houses in Kerala altogether. Rs 1107.5 Crore is the estimated amount for building these houses. Construction of 12168 are ongoing and 229 had been completed .
The programme allows Three Lakh rupees for building houses. One and half lakh rupees will be met from the Central Government fund and the rest from State Government and local bodies fund. The programme is framed including the factors such as colony development, credit linked subsidy, affordable housing scheme and personal construction.