Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana – Himachal Pradesh

Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana – Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh government has come up with the new housing scheme in annual budget 2016-17. As people know that in recent past the union government has introduced many housing schemes where people belong to scheduled caste and scheduled tribe will get their own pucca (permanent) houses. The Himachal Pradesh government has recently initiated this new housing plan where people who belong to below poverty line will get their own houses.

Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana – Himachal Pradesh

  • Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana – Himachal Pradesh

Before this yojana, there were other housing development schemes introduced in all over the country. But all of them have proposed that only those BPL people, who belong to scheduled caste or scheduled tribe, will get their house. But there was nothing mentioned about the BPL people who belong to general caste. With this yojana now by this year all the people belonging to general caste BPL group can have the opportunity to build their own house under this scheme.

  • Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana – Cost and Budget

According to the Himachal Pradesh state government the budget allocated for this scheme is Rs. 25crores. Each BPL person without home will get Rs. 75, 000/- plus subsidy to build his or her own house in a decent area.

The state government said that the government has initiated other housing development schemes as well along with this Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana. Overall as per the state government the total budget allocated for these schemes is Rs. 97 crores.

The total number of houses will be 12 thousand that will be newly constructed in decent areas of the state of Himachal Pradesh within this financial year 2016-17.

  • Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana – Benefits

Housing development scheme is not something new in India. Since the BJP government has become the ruling party, they have introduced and revised so many housing development projects in last 2 years. Till now there are many housing development schemes that are specifically for the SC, ST and for the backward classes and also for the low income groups.

  • Most of the schemes are for the BPL people who belong to mentioned classes. But this scheme will cover BPL people under general caste as well.
  • Each person lives under BPL will get own house
  • Along with house building cost they will get subsidy as well.



MMAY Housing for BPL people
Cost Rs. 75000/-
Subsidy Yes
Launched 2016-17
Number of house 12000

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