The much awaited Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has been launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi that envisages the vision of Housing for All by the year 2022. The article includes various aspects of the scheme covering the beneficiaries, eligibility and the process for applying under the scheme.
The government of India had earlier launched ‘Housing for All’ scheme, which has now been reformed as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. The Scheme has been launched by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on 25th June 2015.
The scheme comes with an aim of constructing more than two crore houses across the length and breadth of the nation within a span of next seven years. This means the scheme which is started in year 2015 would conclude successfully in the year 2022. The target beneficiaries of the scheme would be poor and people living under EWS andLIG categories in urban establishments of the country.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Housing for All 2022:
The PM Awas Yojana would start in the year 2015 and would be spread for implementation till the year 2022 and would be carried out in three sustainable phases:
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Phase 1: The Phase 1 of PM Awas Yojana would span from April 2015 to March 2017 and a total of 100 cities would see the developmental work started and completed during this phase.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Phase 2: The Phase 2 of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana would span from April 2017 to March 2019 and during this phase, a total of 200 more cities would be covered and developed.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Phase 3: The Phase 3 of PMAY would span from April 2019 to March 2022 and during this phase the left over cities would be covered and developed.