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Monday, May 25, 2020



Govt giving Rs 25,000 under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana? No, it's a scam

April 16, 2020 6:37 pm

A message is circulating on Facebook and WhatsApp claiming that the government is offering Rs 25,000 to every family of the country. We found the whole thing to be a scam.

‘Benefit of PMAY not reaching poor in Punjab, bankers sitting on 1.5 lakh applications’

November 20, 2019 8:22 am

The bankers said that the scheme was meant for the urban poor, while most of the applications received by them were from rural areas. Hence, their application was not being processed.

Delhi homebuyers duped under fake housing scheme, FIR lodged

July 12, 2019 9:58 am

Last year, Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri cautioned homebuyers against fraudulent activities by builders and promoters under the name of PMAY-U to lure customers, when they had ‘nothing to do’ with the scheme.

Swachh Bharat Mission needs to clean up the lives of sanitation workers

November 27, 2018 4:31 pm

The levying of 2 per cent cess when the programme was launched created popular notions that tax paying citizens are responsible for cleaning our cities.

HDFC disburses Rs 1,100 crore subsidy to 51,000 home buyers under PMAY

November 18, 2018 6:43 pm

HDFC has provided loans of over Rs 9,800 crore under PMAY-Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS), to these customers belonging to EWS, LIG and MIG category, the housing finance firm said in a statement.

Pune Municipal Corporation relies on private sector to achieve its PMAY target

October 11, 2018 5:11 am

The flats under construction by private sector and those by PMC will be ready by 2022.

15% houses completed in urban areas under Centre's flagship PMAY scheme in 3 years: Ministry

September 16, 2018 1:25 pm

The opposition Congress hit out the central government, saying the scheme was turning out to be yet another "jumla" (gimmick).

Government working to free housing sector of corruption, middlemen, says PM Modi

June 05, 2018 4:53 pm

PM Modi also said that use of latest technology is ensuring faster building of houses for the poor in rural and urban areas at an affordable cost.

PMAY: Availability of land an issue, says Venkaiah Naidu

May 30, 2017 2:40 am

Out of the target of 1.7 crore houses under PMAY, the government has so far approved 18.76 lakh.

Government plans vouchers to subsidise rent for urban poor

October 19, 2015 12:51 am

The voucher scheme is supposed to act as an intervention for LIG and EWS segments who are forced to seek accommodation elsewhere in the face of inadequate social rental housing.