Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first review meeting Pragati of his second term at the Centre said that his Government is committed to achieve Housing for All by 2022 mission and asked the bureaucrats to remove hurdles from the road to achieve the target.
PM Modi also called upon states to perform best of their abilities towards water conservation, especially during the current monsoon season, the official statement said. This was the first meeting of Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation (Pragati) in Modi’s second term in office.
In the first term, such 29 meetings took place that was a cumulative review of 257 projects with a total investment of over Rs 12 lakh crore.
Several measures are being taken to achieve the target of Housing for All by 2022 and the fresh in this line of action is DDA’s plan to conduct an online survey for assessing housing needs under the Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna i.e. PMAY. Under this initiative, the can be submitted online on the DDA website. Visit www.dda.org.in from 1st August till 30th September.
The DDA officials informed that this initiative is being introduced to assess the demand for housing in the national capital city and this will also help us know the number of beneficiaries under PMAY. A database will be created and presently the assessment is being carried out mainly for the economically weaker sections (EWS) category.
Till now, MoUHA i.e. the Ministry of Urban and Housing Affairs sanctioned approximately 1.4 lakh for construction under the Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna (PMAY). This approval was given recently in the 45th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee i.e. CSMC.