Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – PM Awas Yojana

PM Awas Yojana, also known as the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, is a housing scheme launched by the Government of India in June 2015. The scheme aims to provide affordable housing for all by 2022, with a focus on the urban and rural poor.

Under the scheme, the government provides financial assistance to eligible beneficiaries for the construction or upgrading of houses.

Beneficiaries can check their status by visiting the official website of PM Awas Yojana, where they can enter their details to check if they have been selected for the scheme and to track the progress of their application.

Additionally, they can also contact the concerned department of their state government for more information.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – PM Awas Yojana

Prime Minister(s)Narendra Modi
MinistryMinistry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
Key peopleHardeep Singh Puri
Launched25 June 2015; 7 years ago

The scheme

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) is a government scheme launched in India by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 2015 under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.

The scheme aims to provide affordable housing to economically weaker sections, low-income groups, and middle-income groups of the urban population.

Key people involved in the scheme include Hardeep Singh Puri. The scheme provides an interest subsidy of 6.5% for economically weaker sections and low-income groups, 4% for middle-income group-I, and 3% for middle-income group-II on housing loans availed by the beneficiaries for a period of 20 years under the credit link subsidy scheme.

The houses under the scheme are to be constructed using eco-friendly technology, and preference is given to differently abled and older persons for allotting ground floors. The website for the scheme is

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