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Brief on Griha Pravesham programme of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin beneficiaries of Madhya Pradesh on 12h September, 2020

Posted on: September 28, 2020 | Back | Print

Hon'ble Prime Minister's had given clarion call of “Housing for All by 2022", for which a flagship programme of PMAY-G was launched on 20th November, 2016. So far 1.14 crore houses have already been built across the country. In the state of Madhya Pradesh, 17 lakh poor households have also been benefitted by this scheme till now. These are all poor households who either had no house or lived in dilapidated make shift homes.

On the 12th of September 2020, Hon’ble PM will be virtually inaugurating 1.75 lakh such houses in the state of Madhya Pradesh in a programme ‘Griha Pravesham’ in the presence of Hon’ble CM, Madhya Pradesh Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan. All these 1.75 houses have been built/completed during the current challenging COVID-19 pandemic period.

Under PMAY-G, each beneficiary is given 100% grant of Rs.1.20 lakh with a sharing ratio of 60:40 between Centre and State. Funds for all these houses constructed under PMAY-G are given by way of 4 instalments directly into the bank account of the beneficiary after verification of various stages of construction through Geo tagged photographs. The scheme envisages to construct 2.95 crore houses by the year 2022.

In addition to the unit assistance, the beneficiaries are provided support of unskilled labour wages for 90/95 person days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and assistance of Rs. 12,000 for construction of toilets through Swachh Bharat Mission- Gramin (SBM-G), MGNREGS or any other dedicated source of funding. The scheme has provisions for convergence with other schemes of Government of India and State/UTs for providing LPG connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme, electricity connection, access to safe drinking water under Jal Jeevan Mission , etc. MP Government through its "Samridh Paryavas Abhiyaan" has dovetailed 17 other schemes like social security, pension scheme, ration card, Prime Minister Kaushal Vikas Yojana, National Rural Livelihood Mission, etc to provide additional benefits. The program will be also webcast@(https://pmindiawebcast.nic.in) along with live national telecast.