Pradhan Mantri Awas yojana :PM Awas Yojana list 2020 full Details

  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) is a Central Government Affordable Housing Scheme initiatiated by Government of India. in which affordable housing will be provided to the urban poor And Rural Poor with a target of building 20 million affordable houses by 31 March 2022.

It has two components:

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY-U) : for the urban poor.

 Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin)(PMAY-G and also PMAY-R) :for the rural poor.  

so let's check it out complete details about pradhan Mantri awas yojana in short PM awas yojana. 

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) And Urban 

Pradhan mantri awas yojana was launched in june 2015 With an object to provide  affordable house to all urban and rural poor It has two components  Pradhan mantri awas yojana Gramin and Pradhan mantri awas yojana urban

  1. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (Pmayg) :

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin Was  Launched  By misitry of Rural Devlopment after Subsuming the Indira awas yojana. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana was announced in March 2016 as a part of Housing for All  Mission by 2022

     Aim :

  •  To provide a pucca house, with basic amenities, to all houseless households and those households living in kutcha and dilapidated house,

     Beneficiary Amount

  • Beneficiary Amount to be paid under the scheme is Rs. 1.20 Lakh (raised from Rs. 70,000) for plains and Rs. 1.30 Lakh (raised from Rs.75000) in hilly, difficult Areas And IAP Districts.
  • The beneficiary is entitled to 90 days of unskilled labour from MGNREGA.
  • in convergence with other schemes.toilet; piped drinking water, electricity connection, LPG gas connection Also provided

    Cost of sharing 

  • Cost of sharing For  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is of Beetween CEntral and state in the Ratio of  60:40 In Plain Areas While 90:10 In Northen And Himalayan States

    Selection of beneficiary:

  • Selection Done on the basis of Socio economic data of 2011 ,
  • Later to be varify in Gram Sabha.Using the secc data households that are house less and living in 0, 1 and 2 kutcha wall and kutcha roof houses can be segregated and targeted.


  • Implementation of this scheme is carried out through  e-Governance model – using AwaasSoft and AwaasApp.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (Pmayu) 

Aim :
Pradhan mantri awa yojana urban was   launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA) to FullFill the housing requirement of urban poor.Below are some key components.
  • Slum Rehabilation with help of  private builders And constructor
  • Credit linked subsidy for affordable housing to poor.(Central sector components)
  •  Affordable housing in partnership with private sector 
  • Direct Subsidy for individuals for construction of house
This scheme is Centrally sponsered Except credit linking subsidy

Beneficiary :

  • include Economically Weaker Section (EWS),                              Income Cap       3 Lakh
  • low-income groups (LIGs)                                                              Income Cap        3-6 Lakh
  • Middle Income Groups (MIGs).                                                      Income Cap       6-18 Lakh
Ews category beneficiary can be assistance for all 4 Whereas ligs and migs are only eligible for clss component

Selection of beneficiary 

  • On the basis of self Affidevite submitted by the beneficiary at the time of loan 
  • It should not have any pakka house With either his own name or else with is family members name 

Phases of pmay U

Pradhan mantri awas yojana For urban people is devided in three phases

Phase I 

Phase 1 was started on (April 2015 – March 2017) And has covered up  100 Cities selected from States/UTs 

Phase II

Started on  (April 2017 – March 2019) It wil cover additional 200 cities

Phase III 

It will start on (April 2019 – March 2022) to cover all other remaining Cities.

Credit link subsidy:

  • Under cls Loans upto 6 lakh with the interest rate of 6.5% Is tobe given for the 20 years
  • Total interest subsidy is 2.30 lakh(To avail this subssidy one should hav minimum 30sqm in carpet area
  • Tax payers middle  class  having annual incom in the range of 6-18 lakh, who dont have pakka house can also grab benefits of subsidy.In this case @120 sqm for income up to 12 Lakh and @150 sqm for income up to 18 Lakh per annum.
  • Under this component, government provides financial assistance @Rs. 1.5 Lakh per EWS house being built up to builders in States/UTs/Cities.
  • Under this component, the individual eligible families belonging to EWS categories are provided central assistance of Rs. 1.5 lakh.

Certain Frequently asked Question about pradhanmantri awas yojana : 

1) Who is eligible For pradhanmantri awas yojana 2020

Ans : 

The following individuals and families are eligible for this scheme:
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS) – Families with an annual income up to Rs. 3 Lakh.
  • Low Income Group (LIG) – Families with an annual income between Rs. 3 Lakh and Rs. 6 Lakh.
  • Middle Income Group I (MIG I) – Families within an annual income between Rs. 6 Lakh and Rs. 12 Lakh.
  • Middle Income Group II (MIG II) – Families with an annual income between Rs. 6 Lakh and Rs. 12 Lakh.
  • Women belonging to EWS and LIG categories.
  • Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Other Backward Class (OBC).
  • In addition to the above, beneficiaries can avail the benefits of this scheme by meeting the following few eligibility criteria –
  • He/she must not own a house to fulfil the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana eligibility.
  • The individual must also not avail the benefits of any other housing scheme by the State or Central Government.
2) How to Apply For Pradhan mantri awas yojana pmay scheme ? 

Beneficiaries can apply for PMAY through the following way :

  • A. Online: Individuals can visit the official website of the scheme to apply online. They need to have a valid Aadhaar Card to apply.

  • B. Offline: Beneficiaries can apply for the scheme offline by filling up a form available through Common Service Centre (CSC). Price of these forms is Rs. 25 + GST. 
3)How to check your Name in Pradhanmantri awas yojana (Pmay scheme ) List  
Ans : 
Those beneficiary who are  eligible for the scheme can check their name in the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana list by following these few steps:

Step 1: Visit the official here 
Step 2: Click “Search Beneficiary”.
Step 3: Enter the Aadhaar number.
Step 4: Click “Show”.

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