Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban Current Affairs, GK & News

6 years of Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT and PMAY-U

Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) organised an online event on June 25, 2021 to commemorate 6 years of launch of three Urban Missions namely Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban. Key points These schemes were launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 25 in 2015. These schemes were ..

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J & K approves Rs. 2 lakh interest-free loan under PMAY-U

The Jammu & Kashmir Administrative Council has given approval for the proposal of the Housing and Urban development department to provide interest-free loans up to Rs 2 lakh. The approval was given under the leadership of Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha. Key points After the approval has been given, the interest-free loans up to Rs. 2 ..

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Vishakhapatnam: Best Performing Civic Body in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Awards

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has selected Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation as the best performing civic body. Vishakhapatnam was placed under the Annual Awards for Excellence that recognises outstanding contribution of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban in 2019. The award is to be presented on January 1, 2021. Andhra Pradesh secured the third position in ..

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Maha Awas Yojana launched in Maharashtra

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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Infra Status to Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs)

The department of economic affairs under the ministry of finance issued a notification to include “Affordable Rental Housing Complex”  in the Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure Sub-sectors by insertion of a new item in the category of “Social and Commercial Infrastructure” “Affordable Rental Housing Complex” is defined as a project to be used for rental ..

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