Pradhanmantri Grameen Awas Yojana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Pradhanmantri Grameen Awas Yojna, an ambitious housing scheme meant for rural poor in Agra.

Under this scheme, the government will provide pucca houses to all the rural poor of the country till 2022.

Mr Modi said those who are most deprived in the society will get the benefit first under this scheme. He said the new houses will be equipped with PM Ujjawala Yojna.

The Pradhanmantri Grameen Awas Yojna, with 81000 crore rupees will be separate from Indira Awas Yojna.