Foundation Stone Laid For 30,000 Houses Under PMAY In Maharashtra
The Prime Minister laid the foundation Stone of 30,000 houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). The PM said these will primarily benefit poor homeless people like rag pickers, rickshaw drivers, textile workers, beedi workers, etc. Very soon, the keys of the houses will be in their hands, the PM assured the beneficiaries.
The total cost of the project is Rs. 1,811.33 crore, out of which total 750 crores will be provided by Central & State Government as assistance. The carpet area of each house will be 300 sqft. Ownership of house will be in the name of woman member of the house or jointly in the name of husband & wife. The construction of all 30,000 houses is targeted to be completed within four years. The houses will employ green technologies. On the occasion, the PM handed over cheques to two woman beneficiaries of the scheme.