Priyadarshini Awaas Yojana(PAY)
The State Govt. launched a new affordable rural housing scheme i.e. “Priyadarshini Awaas Yojana” on the pattern of “Indira Awaas Yojana” on 08-06-2013 in the State to provide impetus to the dream of owning a house for the poor section of the society. Under the scheme, an amount of Rs.93,000 is being provided to a poor rural family to construct house and toilet facilities. Approximately, 2 lakh poor rural families are envisaged to be covered at a project cost of Rs.135000 lakhs. State Govt. has provided a sum of Rs.67000 lakhs (upto 2015-16) since the inception of the scheme. The provision for the year 2016-17 is Rs. 10000 lakhs.
As on date, 164971 (including 83098 under IAY) beneficiaries have been identified and registered under the scheme for providing financial assistance and 143045 eligible beneficiaries have been released first installment, 124134 beneficiaries, second installment and third installment to 99521 beneficiaries.