Housing for All: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Maha Awas Yojana launched in Maharashtra

Published: November 21, 2020

On November 21, 2020, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddav Thackeray launched “Maha Awas Yojana”. The project aims to build 8.82 lakhs of rural houses in 100 days. The project includes construction of toilets as well. The cost of the project has been estimated as Rs 4,000 crores. The Government of India recently announced Affordable housing Scheme ..

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban completes 5 years of implementation

Published: June 26, 2020

On June 25, 2020, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban completed 5 years of its successful implementation. Along with PMAY, the Smart Cities Mission and AMRUT schemes also completed their 5 years of successful journey. In order to commemorate the success of the schemes, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched an online event. The event ..

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GoI marks 5th Anniversary of Urban Missions

Published: June 26, 2020

On June 25, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs organized a webinar to mark the 5th anniversary of urban missions. This included Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Smart Cities mission. Highlights The event was organised to celebrate the achievements of the schemes and also to ..

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Budget 2019 : Housing in India

Published: July 6, 2019

The Union Budget 2019 has made certain provisions that will enable home buyers and real estate developers to benefit from it. What has been given? The Union Budget has provided tax benefits to the home buyers. Interest deduction up to ?3.5 lakh for affordable housing (priced at ?45 lakh) has been made available now. It ..

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban): Government approves construction 1.5 lakh affordable houses

Published: June 1, 2018

The Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved construction of another 1.5 lakh affordable houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) for benefit of urban poor. Decision in this regard was taken at 34th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee. It approved investment of Rs 7,227 crore with Central assistance of Rs ..

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