Budget Brief 2018-19: Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G)

3 February 2018

Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY - G) is Government of India’s (GoI) flagship ‘Housing for All’ scheme. The scheme was launched in November 2016 and aims to provide monetary assistance for the construction of a pucca house with basic amenities to all rural houseless households and those living in dilapidated and kutcha houses.

Using government data, this brief reports on trends in PMAY-G along the following parameters:

  • Allocations, releases and expenditures
  • Beneficiary selection
  • Physical progress of house construction
  • Payments to beneficiaries