Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Housing for All (Urban)
Objective of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
To achieve Housing for All by 2022 when the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence. The mission seeks to address the housing requirement of urban poor including slum dwellers.
The Mission will be implemented during 2015-2022 and will provide central assistance to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and other implementing agencies through States/UTs for:
- In-situ Rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation
- Credit Linked Subsidy
- Affordable Housing in Partnership
- Subsidy for Beneficiary-led individual house construction/enhancement.
Credit linked subsidy component is being implemented as a Central Sector Scheme while other three components as Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS).
Who is eligible?
All statutory towns as per Census 2011 and towns notified subsequently would be eligible for coverage under the Mission.
Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS)
In order to expand institutional credit flow to the housing needs of urban poor, the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme acts as demand driven intervention. The scheme bifurcate beneficiaries into two categories:
- Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and Lower Income Group (LIG)
- Middle Income Group (MIG)
Benefits to these categories are as under:
- CLSS for EWS/LIG
- Interest Subsidy: 6.5%
- Loan tenure: 20 years or lower
- Loan amount: Upto Rs 6 lakhs (additional loan beyond 6 lakhs will be at non-subsidized rate)
- Carpet Area: 30 Sq mts for EWS and 60 sq mts for LIG
- CLSS for MIG
The newly launched CLSS for MIG covers two income segments in the MIG viz. Rs.6,00,001 to Rs.12,00,000 (MIG-I) and Rs.12,00,001 to Rs.18,00,000 (MIG-II) per annum.
|Income||Rs.6,00,001 to Rs.12,00,000||Rs.12,00,001 to Rs.18,00,000|
|Loan Amount||Rs 9 lakhs||Rs 12 lakhs|
|Loan tenure||20 years or lower||20 years or lower|
|Carpet Area||120 sq mts||150 sq mts|
Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) and National Housing Bank (NHB) have been identified as Central Nodal Agencies (CNAs) to channelize this subsidy to the lending institutions and for monitoring the progress.