Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) - PIB - 10-09-2020
PM to inaugurate 1.75 lakh houses built under PMAY-G in Madhya Pradesh.
Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin completes three years.
About the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G):
The PMAY-G scheme was launched in 2016 with an aim to provide a pucca house, with basic amenities, to all houseless householders and those households living in kutcha and dilapidated houses, by 2022.
Amenities include water, gas, toilet and electricity supply in all the households.
Under the PMAY-G, houses are being constructed using new technologies.
Time for construction of houses under the scheme has reduced to 114 days from 314 days in 2015-16 due to use of direct benefit transfer (DBT) platform.
Under PMAY, the minimum size of a house has also been increased to 25 square meters.
Identification of beneficiaries is as per the housing deprivation parameters and exclusion criteria prescribed under Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) 2011 after due verification by Gram Sabha.