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  • Registration must include woman’s name under PMAY urban: Venkaiah Naidu

    Published on May 31, 2016


    New Delhi ;Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said, it would be mandatory for houses built in urban areas under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, to be registered in the name of a woman alone or jointly with a man.


    Mr Naidu, who also holds the Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation portfolio, said in a tweet message, since construction of two crore houses for urban poor is being envisaged to address housing shortage, as many poor urban women stand to benefit under this scheme.


    Till last month, the government had approved a total investment of Rs. 43,922 crore for construction of 6,83,724 houses for urban poor under the scheme with central assistance commitment of Rs. 10,050 crore.


    Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) launched in June last year, two crore houses for urban poor is to be built by 2022.