Govt sanctions 2,17,900 more houses for six states under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

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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

Houses sanctioned

Total investment

Approved (Rs. Cr)




(Rs. Cr)

1 Andhra Pradesh 5,41,300 31,056 8,138
2 Tamil Nadu 3,35,039 11,987 5,090
3 Madhya Pradesh 2,87,101 19,502 4,415
4 Karnataka 2,03,260  9,282 3,345
5 Gujarat 1,72,816 11,497 2,493
6 West Bengal 1,44,904  5,920 2,186
7 Maharashtra 1,44,165 15,868 2,244
8 Uttar Pradesh 1,20,028  4,767 1,959
9 Jharkhand   95,742  3,561 1,474
10 Bihar   88,375  3,915


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