4915 ‘more affordable houses’ sanctioned for urban poor under PMAY to J&K

Collapsed house during 2014 September deluge.

KL News Network

New Delhi

Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation on Monday approved construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs.5,590 Cr and central assistance of Rs.1,188 Cr.

Jammu & Kashmir got 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.240 Cr and central assistance of Rs.74 Cr.

The approval accorded on Monday was for construction of 46,823 new houses under the Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) component of PMAY (Urban), enhancement of 773 houses in Jammu & Kashmir under BLC and building 42,499 new houses in Madhya Pradesh under Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) component.

In Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar has been approved 663 affordable houses, Handwara-602, Badgam-476, Baramulla-393, Doda-306, Pulwama-270, Kargil-261, Sopore-205, Ganderbal-185, Bhaderwah-176, Shopian-159, RS Pura-143, Samba-121, Kishtwar-113, Leh-99 and Poonch-96.

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