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माननीय प्रधानमंत्री ने राष्ट्र की स्वतंत्रता के 75 वर्ष पूर्ण हो जाने पर वर्ष 2022 तक सभी के लिए आवास की परिकल्पना की है। इस उद्येश्य की प्राप्ति के लिए केन्द्र सरकार ने एंक व्यापक मिशन "2022 तक सबके लिए आवास" शुरू किया है। 25 जून 2015 को प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने इस बहुप्रतीक्षित योजना को प्रधानमंत्री आवास योजना के नाम से प्रारम्भ किया है।
Hon’ble Prime Minister envisioned housing for All by 2022 when the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence. In order to achieve this objective, Central Government has launched a comprehensive mission “Housing for All by 2022”. This much awaited scheme has been launched by the Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi on 25th June, 2015 as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.


Construction of Houses For Poorer Section : Question in Rajyasabha

Construction of Houses For Poorer Section

a) whether there is acute housing shortage in the country?
(b) if so, the details thereof, State-wise; and
(c) the action taken to construct more houses, especially for poorer sections of the society?

QUESTION NO:511       ANSWERED ON  28.04.2016

Construction of houses for poorer section

511 Shri Ramdas Athawale
Will the Minister of HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION be pleased to satate :-

(a) whether there is acute housing shortage in the country?

(b) if so, the details thereof, State-wise; and

(c) the action taken to construct more houses, especially for poorer sections of the society?



(a) & (b): A Technical Group constituted by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation in 2012 has estimated the urban housing shortage of 18.78 million for the entire country.
State-wise details of housing shortage estimated by the Technical Group is at Annexure. The Mission Guidelines makes it incumbent upon the States/UTs to undertake demand survey for assessing actual demand of housing. Overall housing requirement under the Mission will, therefore, emerge after demand assessment by all States/Cities.

(c): ‘Housing’ is a State subject and, therefore, it is the responsibility of States/UTs to ensure houses for all its citizens. Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation has launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) (Urban) Mission to provide central assistance to States and UTs for addressing the housing requirements of urban poor, including slum dwellers.

Annexure referred to in reply to Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 511
for 28.04.2016 regarding “Construction of Houses for Poorer Section”.

Distribution of Housing Shortage among States and UTs

Name of State/UTs States/UTs wise Distribution of Housing shortage-2012
(in millions)
Andhra Pradesh 1.27
Arunachal Pradesh 0.03
Assam 0.28
Bihar 1.19
Chhattisgarh 0.35
Delhi 0.49
Goa 0.06
Gujarat 0.99
Haryana 0.42
Himachal Pradesh 0.04
Jammu & Kashmir 0.13
Jharkhand 0.63
Karnataka 1.02
Kerala 0.54
Madhya Pradesh 1.10
Maharashtra 1.94
Manipur 0.08
Meghalaya 0.03
Mizoram 0.02
Nagaland 0.21
Orissa 0.41
Puducherry 0.07
Punjab 0.39
Rajasthan 1.15
Sikkim 0.01
Tamilnadu 1.25
Tripura 0.03
Uttar Pradesh 3.07
Uttarakhand 0.16
West Bengal 1.33
Andaman & N  Island 0.00
Chandigarh 0.02
Dadra and Nagar 0.05
Daman and Diu 0.01
Lakshadweep 0.01
India 18.78


Source : Rajyasabha

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