Government approved 3.18 lakh more houses under PMAY(U): HUA Ministry

Vastavam web: The government has approved the construction of over 3.18 lakh more affordable houses in urban areas under the PMAY (U), taking the total to 51 lakh units, the Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry said.The latest approval entails an investment of Rs 8,692 crore with central assistance of Rs 3,782 crore for 308 projects in six states and Union territories, the ministry said in a release.With the latest approvals, the cumulative houses being partially funded under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) would be over 51 lakh houses, the ministry said.