Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban Current Affairs - 2019

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Government Approves Construction of more than 5 lakh Affordable Houses

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of another 560,695 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The approval was given by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. The details of the projects approved are Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & ProjectsUPSC

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Global Housing Technology Challenge

The Union Minister of Housing and Urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri launched the Global Housing Technology Challenge. The challenge is undertaken under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U). Features of the Global Housing Technology Challenge The features of the Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC) are: GHTC aims to fast-track the construction of affordable housing Read More…

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Utilisation of funds by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

The data released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs outlines the following trends in the utilisation of funds: Developing metro rail networks and housing development has been the top priority of the Central Government’s urban development strategy. The central government has allocated Rs 53,000 crore to the States in four years to implement Read More…

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51 lakh houses approved under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in 3 years: Government

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has announced that over 51 lakh houses have been approved under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in the three years of its implementation. Out of 51 lakh sanctioned houses, over 28 lakhs houses are already in various stages of construction. Over 8 lakh houses have already been Read More…

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Cabinet approves creation of National Urban Housing Fund

The Union Cabinet has approved creation of Rs. 60,000 crores National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF) to finance Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) which aims to build 1.2 crore affordable houses in urban areas by 2022. National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF) NUHF will be placed under aegis of Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC). It Read More…

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Government approves construction of over 1.86 lakh more houses under PMAY-Urban

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has approved the construction of 1,86,777 more affordable houses under its flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The approval was given at the 30th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee. Key Facts The latest approval takes total number of houses approved under PMAY to over Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsGovernment Schemes & Projects

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