Question raised in Lok Sabha on housing requirement in urban areas, 12/03/2020

The Government has taken steps under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) [PMAY(U)], by providing central assistance to States/ Union Territories (UTs),for addressing the housing requirement of the slum dwellers and other people belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)through three components of the scheme viz. “In-situ” Slum Redevelopment (ISSR), Affordable Housing in Partnership with public or private sector (AHP) and Beneficiary-led individual house construction/enhancements (BLC). The fourth component of the scheme, that is Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS),covers EWS/Low Income Group (LIG) and Middle Income Group(MIG) categories in the urban areas.