With the aim of providing affordable housing for all, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation has issued work orders to 433 of the poor in the city for construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana was launched by the Prime Minster Narendra Modi in June 2015 for providing housing for all for rural and urban poor across the country.
In this regard, the corporation commissioner Sushant Mishra said that we have selected the beneficiaries of the scheme and they will get Rs 2 lakh each for the construction of houses under PM Awas Yojana.
He also said a housing site were selected as beneficiaries for urban poor having an annual income of Rs 1.80 lakh or below.
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