Policy Briefs & Reports

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

Sahithya Venkatesan, Avani Kapur

Centre for Policy Research

February 3, 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