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Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin Cabinet Approves Phases-II

Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin Cabinet Approves Phases-II

Cabinet approves continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin beyond March, 2019 (PMAY-G Phase-II)
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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) beyond March, 2019 (PMAY-G) Phase-II as follows:
  • Total target for construction of 1.95 crore houses under PMAY-G Phase-II upto 2022.
  • Continuation of rural housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana -
  • Gramin (PMAY-G) in Phase-ll till 2019-20 as per the existing norms of PMAY-G Phase-l, with a target of 60 lakh houses involving financial implication of Rs.76,500 crore (Central'Share of Rs. 48,195 crore and State share of Rs.28,305 crore)
  • Continuation of the scheme beyond 2019-20 upto 2021-22 in the next finance commission cycle, after due appraisal and approval based on third party evaluation of scheme/programme as per the extant procedure.
  • Inclusion of additional eligible households from the final Awaas+ list into the Permanent Wait List (PWL) of PMAY-G, with a ceiling of 1.95 Cr, on priority for those States / UTs where PWL is exhausted and allocate target to these States / UTs with the approval of the Minister of Rural Development in consultation with the Ministry of Finance.
  • Continuation of Program Management Unit (PMU) and National Technical Support Agency (NTSA) till 2019-20.
  • Borrowing for additional financial requirement through existing mechanism of EBR till the validity of the scheme.
  • Reduction in administrative expenses from 4% to 2% of programme funds. 2% of the programme funds allocated for administrative component, shall be bifurcated. 0.30% of the programme funds shall be retained at the central level and the remaining 1.70% of the programme fund shall be released to the States/UTs as Administrative Fund.
Benefits:

The left out rural households who are houseless and / or living in dilapidated houses subject to a ceiling of 1.95 crore would be provided pucca houses by 2022.

Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Cabinet
19-February-2019 21:04 IST
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