Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), the total number of houses sanctioned are over 90 lakh, as per reports.
The approval was given by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC), which is headed by Union Housing and Urban Affairs, approved 630 proposals from participating states for construction of 1.23 lakh more houses with an overall investment of Rs 4988 crore,” it added.
For West Bengal, approval was given for 27,746 houses, while Tamil Nadu got approval for construction of 26,709 houses under the PMAY (U), followed by Gujarat (20,903), Punjab (10,332), Chhattisgarh (10,079), Jharkhand (8,674), Madhya Pradesh (8,314), Karnataka (5,021), Rajasthan (2,822) and Uttarkhand (2,501). (Ref. The Hindu and PMAY website)