What is PMAY-G?

In a bid to achieve Housing for all by 2022, the government launched Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) by revamping rural housing scheme Indira Awas Yojana. The PMAY-G provides financial assistance for the construction of pucca houses to all homeless and households living in dilapidated houses. The scheme covers the overall rural India except Delhi and Chandigarh. PM Modi released Rs.2,691 crore financial assistance to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under this scheme recently.

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