Uttar Pradesh ranks first in building affordable housing under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. UP to be awarded at number one stop was recently decided in a meeting in New Delhi.
The excellent work by State Urban Development Agency (SUDA) in UP facilitated the creation of 12,44,675 Beneficiary Led Housing (BLH) and 13,41,550 Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP) houses in the state. The decision of BLC has been effectively driven by beneficiaries where household with land, or a house can claim a subsidy of Rs 1.5 lakh for construction or an extension. While the AFP projects are undertaken by a public-private partnership (PPPs), and 35 per cent of houses are to be reserved for the economically weaker sections under the PMAY.
Mr. Pradeep Aggarwal, Chairman – ASSOCHAM National Council on Real Estate, Housing and Urban Development, Founder and Chairman – Signature Global India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Affordable Housing is marking its steps not only in NCR but also in other parts of the country. States like those of UP are excelling in providing homes under this .