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Additional 1.87 lakh affordable houses approved under PMAY (Urban)

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The construction of 1.87 lakh additional affordable houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs 11,169 crore with central assistance of Rs 2,797 crore have been approved by the ministry of housing and urban affairs.

These were approved at the 30th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee meeting held in the Capital yesterday.

Haryana has been sanctioned 53,290 houses in 38 cities and towns with an investment of Rs 4,322 crore with central assistance of Rs 799 crore. Tamil Nadu has received 40,623 houses in 65 cities and towns with an investment of Rs 2,314 crore and central assistance of Rs 609 crore. Karnataka has been sanctioned 32,656 affordable houses in 95 cities with an investment of Rs 1,461 crore and central assistance of Rs 490 crore, a ministry release said.

Gujarat has been sanctioned 15,584 houses in 45 cities and towns with an investment of Rs 946 crore with central assistance of Rs 234 crore. Maharashtra has been sanctioned 12,123 houses in 13 cities and towns with an investment of Rs 868 crore with central assistance of Rs 182 crore. Kerala has been sanctioned 9,461 houses in 52 cities with an investment of Rs 284 crore with central assistance of Rs 142 crore, it said.

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