Budget Brief 2019-20: Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY - G)

By Sahithya Venkatesan and Avani Kapur
25 January 2019

Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY - G) is Government of India’s (GoI’s) 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 and cost estimates 
  • Releases and expenditures 
  • Beneficiary selection and target setting 
  • Target completion and physical progress of house construction 
  • Payments to Beneficiaries