Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced the completion of 3 crore ‘pucca’ houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana for the poor and said that the houses have also become the “symbol of women empowerment”.
Under the PM Awas Yojana (rural), the construction of 2.52 crore houses has been finished. For this, an amount of Rs 1.95 lakh crore was sanctioned. As many as 58 lakh houses have been constructed under the PM Awas Yojana (urban) so far. An amount of Rs 1.18 lakh crore was sanctioned for the purpose.