Union Government sanctions over 12 lakh houses for urban poor under PMAY(Urban)
The Minister further said that construction of 2,21,373 houses has started of which 48,236 have been built.
State-wise approvals include: Andhra Pradesh(1,94,884), Gujarat (1,20,782), West Bengal (1,22,915), Maharashtra (1,18,252), Karnataka (82,964), Telangana (81,920), Madhya Pradesh (67,893), Bihar (63,017), Tamil Nadu (61,711), Odisha (46,798) and Tripura (45,905).
Gujarat leads in construction having so far built 59,515 affordable houses followed by Tamil Nadu-34,976, Madhya Pradesh-29,467, West Bengal-20,007, Bihar-16,002, Rajasthan-13,449, Jharkhand-10,212, Karnataka-9,335, Andhra Pradesh-5,671 and Odisha-4,105.
Under PMAY (Urban), central assistance of Rs.1.00 lakh to Rs.2.30 lakh per each dwelling unit is provided to eligible beneficiaries under the four components of the scheme.
–Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, 16-November, 2016