Affordable housing in urban areas is gaining momentum in Uttar Pradesh with the state getting 41,173 more houses sanctioned under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), the Ministry of Urban Development said in an official statement.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has sanctioned 2,17,900 more houses for six states including Uttar Pradesh, taking the total houses sanctioned so far to 26,13,56.
The houses have been sanctioned with a total investment of Rs. 1,39,621 crore. Central assistance of Rs. 40,597 cr has been approved for construction of these houses.
In the latest sanctions, Andhra Pradesh has got 1,20,894 more affordable houses followed by Uttar Pradesh-41,173, Assam-16,700, Gujarat-15,222, Jharkhand-14,017 and Maharashtra-9,894.
Details of top ten States in respect of number of sanctioned houses under PMAY (Urban) are:
|State||No of affordable|
Approved (Rs. Cr)