Centre approves over 5.6 L houses under PMAY for the urban poor
The government has set a target of one crores houses in urban areas under the PMAY, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It aims to "Housing for All" by 2022 by providing financial assistance to beneficiaries.
Uttar Pradesh has been sanctioned 1,79, 215 houses, followed by Andhra Pradesh 1,10,618, Maharashtra 1,01,220, Karnataka 48,729, among others. Representational Image, source: Reuters