Modi to launch PM Housing scheme in Uttar Pradesh at Agra
Agra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to launch ' PM Housing Scheme- House for All (Urban) Mission' in Uttar Pradesh during his proposed visit to the Taj city on October 25 or 26.
Informing this, the former union minister and the local MP Dr Ram Shankar Katheria said Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari would also accompany the PM to lay foundation stone of Agra-Etawah six-lane highway apart from several other projects.
- The mission was announced by the PM on June 25, 2015 last for the people living in urban slums.
- This joint mission will have 60 per cent and 40 per cent share of the Centre and the state government respectively.
- All urban poors of the country have been targeted to get their house by 2022.
- Several states have started this mission but he alleges that UP government has not shown any interest so far.
- Owing to this, Up has failed to receive Rs 300 as central share during 2015-16
- It is meant for the members of economically weaker section (EWS) and Low Income Group (LIG) .
- Persons with annual income up to Rs three lakh will be treated as EWS and from Rs three lakh to Rs six lakh as in LIG.
- EWS will get house built in 30 Square Meter area while it will be in 60 square meter area for LIG.
- The beneficiaries will receive financial assistance as well.
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