PM Narendra Modi to release financial assistance of around Rs 2691 crores to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in this state; check details

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release financial assistance of around Rs 2691 crores to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh underneath Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) on Wednesday (January 20, 2021),

The Prime Minister Workplace introduced that it will likely be executed through video conferencing at 12 midday and Union Rural Growth Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath may also be current on the event.

“The assistance would come with release of first installment to 5.30 lakh beneficiaries and second installment to 80 thousand beneficiaries who’ve already availed first installment of assistance underneath PMAY-G,” mentioned the PMO.

Notably, Prime Minister Modi gave the clarion name of ‘Housing for All by 2022’ for which a flagship programme of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin was launched on November 20, 2016.

As per the central authorities, to this point 1.26 crore homes have already been constructed throughout the nation underneath the scheme.

Underneath PMAY-G, every beneficiary is given 100% grant of Rs 1.20 lakh (in plain areas) and Rs 1.30 lakh (in hilly states/northeastern states/tough areas/UT of J&Ok and Ladakh/IAP/LWE districts).

The beneficiaries of PMAY-G, in addition to the unit assistance, are additionally offered help of unskilled labour wages underneath Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Scheme (MGNREGS) and assistance of Rs 12,000 for development of bathrooms by way of Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin (SBM-G), MGNREGS or another devoted supply of funding.

The scheme has provisions for convergence with different schemes of Authorities of India and state/UTs for offering LPG connection underneath Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme, electrical energy connection, entry to protected consuming water underneath Jal Jeevan Mission, and many others.

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