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Cabinet nod to extension of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Rural) for another three years

Union Minister Anurag Thakur told a media briefing on Cabinet decisions that the extension has been granted beyond March 2021 and till March 2024.

December 08, 2021 / 06:07 PM IST

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Rural) for another three years, Union minister Anurag Thakur said.

He told a media briefing on Cabinet decisions that the extension has been granted beyond March 2021 and till March 2024.

The scheme will ensure housing for all in rural areas, he said.

A government spokesperson said the extension of the scheme will help in construction of remaining 155.75 lakh houses.

It will help achieve target of 2.95 crore 'pucca' houses.

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The total financial implication for the remaining construction stands at Rs 1,98,581 crore, the spokesperson said on Twitter.
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first published: Dec 8, 2021 06:07 pm

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