Andhra Pradesh has bagged third place in the 'Best Performing State' category in the annual awards for its implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) Mission. Andhra Pradesh state has received awards in 'project monitoring tools’ and 'innovative construction technology' under the 'special award' category. Andhra Pradesh has taken a special drive to provide house sites to 30.75 lakh poor people throughout the state and 68,677 acres of land, including 25,433 acres of government land, has been plotted and distributed to the eligible poor families under PMAY (Urban).
About Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U)
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U) Mission has been designed to achieve the vision of “Housing For All by 2022”. In order to recognize the outstanding contribution by States, UTs,Urban Local Bodies and beneficiaries, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has introduced annual awards for excellence in implementation of PMAY-Urban.