Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana @Gram Vikash Prabhag, Gujarat

This aim to provide housing to the economically marginalised families residing in urban areas, known as PMAY – Urban, was converged with Indira Awas Yojana, now restructured as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin. Indira Awas Yojana was introduced in 1985 by the UPA government under the leadership of Rajiv Gandhi.

PMAY – Gramin is a social welfare programme endorsed by the Government of India under which it intends to provide beneficiaries with housing units. These units will have a minimum area of 25 sq. metre, and feature basic amenities. These houses are built, keeping in perspective the geo-climatic and socio-cultural factors.Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural) Introduction

Revised housing assistance from 1/4/2013
Assistance per house for new accommodation in plain area Rs. 70,000 / -
Assistance per house for new accommodation in hilly area Rs. 75,000 / -
Rs.15000 / - for dilapidated / raw housing improvement

Beneficiaries belonging to Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe up to Rs. 20,000 / - under Differential Rate of Interest (DRI) scheme at 4% annual interest rate.

Amount due from Convergence for construction of toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) Rs. 16,020 /-.

Under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA scheme for housing construction the amount to be received for 90 days wages is Rs.13050 / -

Financial Allocation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana:

Allocation of funds in the ratio of 60:40 between the Center and the State Government
Allocation of 4% of administrative expenses against the funds allotted to the districts (3.5% for the district and 0.5% for the state).
Features of the scheme

  • Housing size - 20 sq.m.
  • Housing assistance amount Rs. 70,000 / -
  • Use of SECC-2011 data for beneficiary selection


Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural)
Mahatma Gandhi NREGA (for wages)
Other Schemes (Rajiv Gandhi Electrification Scheme, Aam Aadmi Vima Yojana, DRI National Health Insurance Scheme)
District Material Bank and Facilitation Center
DBT - PFMS and base linking
Mobile app
Accommodation soft
Achievements of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

From the beginning of the scheme. Construction of 13,08,920 houses by 31/01/2016.
Construction of 1,97,614 houses in the decade before 2001 and construction of 12,45,320 houses after 2001.
Five and a half times increase in housing construction in the last 14 years.
Allocation of 7,44,498 houses in the name of women out of the total 12,45,320 approved in the last 14 years.
Thus allotment of more than 60% housing in the name of women.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Government Resolutions

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Workflow

Step - 1

The Gram Sabha will decide and select you as the beneficiary

Step - 2

You will get the application form taluka from the gram sevak

Step - 3

Your application form will be sent to the Taluka Development Officer by the Gram Sevak

Step - 4

The Taluka Development Officer will issue a letter approving your application

Step - 5 

With the approval of the administration, the first installment of housing assistance of Rs. 17,500 / - will be credited directly from PFMS to the beneficiary's bank / post office account.

Step - 6

The remaining two installments will be credited directly to the beneficiary's bank / post office account at various stages of construction progress.


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