PMAY: Projects of 8 Urban Local Bodies also gets approval Updated On 2017-09-21
Projects of 8 Urban Local Bodies also get state wide approval as per the Pradhan Manthri Awas Yojana(PMAY) Programme, working under Central- State Ministries with the mission of achieving 'Housing for All' .Therefore projects for the housing of 1887 families in Panoor, Thalassery, Karunagapally, South Paravur, Kattappana, Nedumangad, Kalamassery and Perinthalmanna urban local bodies got approval. The work regarding this is in progress under 93 municipalities. The suggestion regarding this was put forward by the State Level Advisory Committee presided by Shri T.K Jose IAS, Principal Secretary, Local Self Government Department. Kudumbashree is the nodal agency of PMAY in Kerala.
A detailed list of the homeless in 93 urban local bodies will be submitted to central government before October 30. The project fund will be released as per the approval received.
The programme allows 3 lakh rupees for building Houses. One and half lakh rupees will be met from the Central Government fund. The rest will be met from the State Government and Local bodies fund. State government had already given approval for making 35050 houses. Rs 1050 Crore is the estimated amount for building these houses. Construction of 11073 houses had already been started and the construction of 178 houses had already been completed.
The programme is framed, including the factors such as Colony development, credit linked subsidy, affordable housing scheme and personal Construction.As per this years programme, 30000 houses will be finished. Kudumbashree aims to get approval for all plans for building houses this year itself. Therefore Houses for all who owns atleast one cent of land would be a reality then.