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Housing schemes for EWS of general category

Date: 07 Dec 2015   Posted By: Pappu     Group: Government    Category: Central Government   

Is there any housing scheme for economically weaker sections of the General category in India? Can anybody let me know of such schemes?

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Author: Kailash Kumar    07 Dec 2015      Member Level: Platinum     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Housing for All 2022) of the Government of India covers economically weaker sections also. The main benefits under the scheme are -
1. On an average Rs. 1 lakh will be granted to all beneficiaries
2. A subsidy of 6.5% would be given to each beneficiary, through Credit Lined Subsidy Scheme
3. A central government assistance of Rs 1.5 lakh will be given to each beneficiary and 35% of the units will be earmarked for economically weaker section category

Author: Partha Kansabanik    07 Dec 2015      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna has declared aim to provide low-cost housing to all by 2022. Stress is given to provide low-cost home to the needy people including economically weaker section of the society ((35% of the housing units for them). A subsidy of 65% subject to a maximum of Rs. 1.5 lakh will be given to every beneficiary.

(The duplicate reply given by a new Member is not an appropriate answer to the question. Editors may kindly check.)

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