The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said on Monday that 32.07 lakh houses have been constructed and delivered so far under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U), out of the total sanctioned 1.03 crore houses.
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Minister in-charge Hardeep Singh Puri said that around 60.50 lakh units are at various stages of construction.
“Based on the project proposals received so far from the States/UTs (Union Territories), a total 1,03,22,560 houses have been sanctioned under the scheme; out of this, 60,50,991 are at various stages of construction and 32,07, 573 are completed/delivered,” the Minister said.
He also said that the validated demand reported by states or UTs so far is around 1.12 crore.
According to Mr Puri, states and UTs have been requested to get the project proposals for all their remaining demand of houses sanctioned by March, 2020 so that construction of all houses may progressively be completed by 2022.
In December, a total of 6,70,239 houses were sanctioned by the Centre, Mr Puri said, adding that the assistance under the scheme from the Centre to the states and UTs has so far been Rs 63,676.50 crore.