“Against the target of 2.02 crore of houses allocated under the scheme until FY2020-21, so far 1.50 crore of houses or 75% have been completed,” said Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan. Jyoti in response to a question on Lok Sabha.
“In addition, a total of more than 12.20 lakhs of houses have been completed during the year 2021-22 against an estimated construction target of 44.09 lakhs of houses under the scheme,” added the minister of state.
The Ministry of Rural Development is implementing Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) to assist eligible rural households for the construction of 2.95 crore pucca houses with basic services to achieve the “Housing for All” goal.
According to the statement, the rural development ministry is holding regular virtual meetings with states and UT to review the progress of the scheme. In addition, daily progress is carried out in various parameters such as gaps in housing sanctions, delivery of land to landless beneficiaries, cleaning of the permanent waiting list (PWL) of the PMAY-G, gaps in the release of central or state participation . counterpart of the treasury.
Additionally, review meetings are being held with the states as well to better understand the constraints they are facing and correct them to increase the progress of the PMAY-G.
The Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) is a centrally sponsored scheme and the funds are being shared by the central and state government in a ratio of 60:40 (90:10 in the northeastern state and mountain states, including Jammu and Kashmir and 100% central stake in the case of UT, including Ladakh).