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Saturday, February 27, 2021



Draw of lots for 3,664 flats under PMAY to be held in Pimpri on Saturday

February 25, 2021 7:03 pm

Assistant Municipal Commissioner Anna Bodade on Thursday told The Indian Express that as soon as the draw of lots is held, the lucky beneficiary will get an SMS on their cellphones.

Maharashtra: After govt cancels draw of lots for 3,000 flats under PMAY, NCP and BJP attack each other

January 13, 2021 12:15 am

BJP corporator Seema Savale said the draw of lots was postponed as "official protocol” was not followed.

Gujarat: Farmer dies by suicide after PMAY application ‘not sanctioned’

January 03, 2021 7:20 pm

Before allegedly hanging himself, Balwant Charan dialed the emergency helpline number 112 and said he was taking the step as he was 'tired of visiting the panchayat office'.

Financial troubles, tiny houses: Why many PMAY allottees rejected the offer

December 08, 2020 11:54 am

In October 2020, PMC had alloted affordable houses being constructed under PMAY(U) to 2,918 poor families but only 731 of them claimed them. Now PMC has announced names of 2,187 fresh allottees urging them to book the unclaimed homes.

Show construction progress to avail PMAY funds: Maharashtra civic bodies

December 05, 2020 12:18 pm

Earlier, civic bodies in the state – acting upon guidelines of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) – were releasing advance subsidy to beneficiary families constructing houses under the BLC (Beneficiary Led Construction) component of the PMAY(U) to ensure fast progress of the projects.

HDFC approves over Rs 47,000 crore loans under PMAY subsidy scheme

September 07, 2020 12:51 am

The corporation has approved over Rs 47,000 crore of home loans under CLSS to homebuyers belonging to the economically weaker sections (EWS), low income group (LIG) and middle income group (MIG), it said.

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.