Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin : Home for All

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The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) is a ray of hope for families living in kutcha houses or facing inadequate housing in rural India. It aims to bring pucca houses (permanent houses built with durable materials) within reach, improving living conditions and contributing to poverty alleviation.

Eligibility of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin:

  • Households below the poverty line (BPL): Identified through Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data.
  • Landless households: Owning no cultivable land.
  • Households with kutcha houses: Houses built with temporary materials like mud, thatch, etc.
  • Households with dilapidated houses: Houses in dangerous or pucca category but structurally unsafe.
  • Priority is given to SC/ST, differently-abled, widows, and ex-servicemen.

Documents Required of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin:

  • Aadhaar card: For all family members.
  • Job card (MGNREGA): If applicable.
  • Caste certificate: If SC/ST.
  • Disability certificate: If applicable.
  • Income certificate: If not BPL.
  • Land documents: If owning land.
  • Bank account details: For receiving financial assistance.

Registration Process of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin:

  1. Visit the official PMAY-G website: http://iay.nic.in/netiay/home.aspx
  2. Click on “New Registration” and choose your state and district.
  3. Enter your Aadhaar number and mobile number to register.
  4. Fill in the application form: Provide details like family composition, income, housing status, etc.
  5. Upload scanned copies of the required documents.
  6. Submit the application form and download a printout for future reference.

Current Updates:

  • Deadline extended to March 2024: You have more time to apply!
  • Increased financial assistance: The financial aid per house has been increased to ₹1.2 lakh in plain areas and ₹1.3 lakh in hilly/difficult areas.
  • Focus on toilets and LPG connections: Along with pucca houses, the scheme now emphasizes providing toilets and LPG connections for improved sanitation and living standards.
  • Online grievance redressal system: Have any concerns? The dedicated online system allows you to voice them and seek resolution.

Additional Information:

  • Track your application status online: No need to wait, simply use the PMAY-G website to check your application’s progress.
  • PMAY-G helpline: For any assistance, don’t hesitate to contact the helpline at 1800-11-6911.

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