Question raised in Rajya Sabha on construction of houses under PMAY-G, 13/03/2020

To achieve the objective of “Housing for All” by 2022, the erstwhile rural housing scheme, Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) has been restructured into Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) w.e.f. 1st April, 2016. Under PMAY-G, the target is construction of 2.95 crore houses by 2022. The identification of beneficiaries under PMAY-G is based on the housing deprivation parameters and exclusion criteria prescribed under Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC) 2011 after due verification by Gram Sabha and Appellate Process. After the completion of this process, the Gram Panchayat/ Village wise Permanent Wait List (PWL) of PMAY-G containing 2.95 Crore is prepared. As on 11.03.2020, after following due process, the States/UTs have identified a total 242.63 Lakh households as beneficiaries under PMAY-G.