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Guwahati: Assam’s PM Awas Yojana (Urban) is making substantial progress in providing housing for all. As of September 22, 2023, 551 projects have been approved, green-lighting 1,72,544 dwelling units. Over 1,64,367 houses are already in progress, demonstrating the government’s commitment.
Financially, it’s noteworthy with Rs. 1526.52 Crores from the Central Share and Rs. 546.15 Crores from the state share, totaling Rs. 2072.67 Crores. The Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) has aided 3,466 beneficiaries with Rs. 79.79 Crores in interest subsidies.
Demonstration Housing Projects (DHPs) and In-Situ Slum Redevelopment (ISSR) projects are improving living conditions. The program’s success is due to best practices, community engagement, and government commitment, ensuring homeownership for all.
It may be recalled that on June 25, 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated the
groundbreaking Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) program, with the primary aim
of providing sustainable housing solutions to underprivileged urban families across
the nation by 2022. A significant development occurred on August 10, 2022, when
the Union Cabinet granted app