PMAY-G: Allotting 1,99,550 houses, Centre puts J&K ahead of all UTs

TNN Bureau. Updated: 6/1/2023 2:51:00 AM Front Page

LG expresses gratitude to PM, Union MoRD

Srinagar: Union Ministry of Rural Development has allotted additional 1,99,550 houses under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna-Gramin (PMAY-G) scheme to Jammu Kashmir, an official spokesman said on Wednesday.
The newly targeted houses shall be sanctioned by 30 June to saturate the AwaasPlus permanent Waiting List during the year 2023-24.
The allocation for J&K, under flagship scheme, is also the highest across all Union Territories in India.
The Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Rural Development Giriraj Singh for giving top priority to J&K and fulfilling the dreams of lakhs of families.
In a tweet, the Lt Governor said, “Extremely grateful to Hon'ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji & Union Minister @MoRD_GoI, Hon'ble Shri @girirajsinghbjp Ji for allotting PMAY(G) target of additional 1,99,550 houses in favour of J&K UT, which will be a momentous step towards achieving the objective of Housing for All”.
The Lt Governor further said that the government is committed to fulfill the promises for the welfare of the underprivileged and the dreams of poor families to have their own houses. “The massive allocation under PMAY (G) will ensure rapid development of rural J&K,” Lt Governor said.
Overall scheme covers 3.85 lakhs (both SECC & AwassPlus beneficiaries in the UT. Since the inception of the programme and in alignment to the objective of the programme, i.e ‘Housing for All’, the Union Territory government has sanctioned 1.98 lakh houses under SECC and Awaas+ categories and has completed 1.34 lakh houses till date.

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