- The government has informed that 2 crore 18 lakh pucca houses have been built till March 11 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G).
- States and Union Territories have already sanctioned 2.85 crore pucca houses out of the total 2.94 crore houses allotted to the beneficiaries.
- The government has set a target of equipping two crore 95 lakh pucca houses with basic amenities by March 2024.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin :
The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin was launched in 2016 by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. The scheme was launched with the objective of ‘Housing for All by 2022’. The scheme has 2 components – Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural). Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin was earlier called Indira Awas Yojana which was renamed in March 2016.