Towards affordable and sustainable rental housing
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Towards affordable and sustainable rental housing

Various schemes and Missions run by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs during 2021 have helped boost the Make in India and AtamNirbharBharat initiatives in many ways.

MoHUA also launched the Enrolment Module for TECHNOGRAHIS including students from IITs, NITs, engineering, planning, and architecture colleges, faculty members, academicians, and stakeholders for registering themselves to visit Live Laboratories at six LHP sites for learning, consultation, generation of ideas and solutions, experimentation, innovation, and technical awareness.

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) Scheme under Atmanirbhar Bharat Package addresses the vision of ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ significantly by creating a sustainable ecosystem of affordable rental housing solutions and achieving the overall objective of “Housing for All” encompassing the need of affordable rental housing for urban migrants/poor.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) - Launched to address urban housing shortages including the slum dwellers by ensuring a pucca house to eligible urban households by the year 2022.

Against the total assessed demand of 1.12 crore houses, 1.14 crore houses have been sanctioned. Of these, a total of 91.5 lakh houses were grounded for construction and 53 lakh houses were completed/delivered, as of December 12, 2021.

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation & Urban Transformation (AMRUT) - Against a total SAAP size of Rs 77,640 crore, 5818 projects worth Rs 80,713 crore have been grounded. Of the grounded projects, works worth Rs 57,414 crore have been physically completed (inclusive of completed projects worth Rs 22,756 crore) and expenditure of Rs 50,118 crore has been incurred so far.

Swachh Bharat Mission- Urban (SBM-U) - Under the mission, 31 cities have been self-declared as ODF and 58 have been certified as ODF since January 1, 2021. ODF+ certified cities increased by 1,828 and ODF++ certified cities increased by 472 since January 1, 2021 Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana –National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) - The DAY- NULM is a flagship scheme that aims towards alleviating urban poverty through building strong community institutions, providing skill training, access to affordable credit for self-employment, support for street vendors and shelters for the urban homeless.

Urban Transport - One metro project, i.e., Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase 2A & 2B of length 58.19 km at the complete cost of Rs 14,788 crore has been sanctioned in June 2021. About 31 km of metro rail lines have been commissioned in the cities of Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Nagpur. Under Make-in-India initiatives, the Ministry, in January 2021, issued a list of items where public procurement shall be done only from local suppliers.

References – Pib.gov.in

Various schemes and Missions run by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs during 2021 have helped boost the Make in India and AtamNirbharBharat initiatives in many ways. MoHUA also launched the Enrolment Module for TECHNOGRAHIS including students from IITs, NITs, engineering, planning, and architecture colleges, faculty members, academicians, and stakeholders for registering themselves to visit Live Laboratories at six LHP sites for learning, consultation, generation of ideas and solutions, experimentation, innovation, and technical awareness. Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) Scheme under Atmanirbhar Bharat Package addresses the vision of ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ significantly by creating a sustainable ecosystem of affordable rental housing solutions and achieving the overall objective of “Housing for All” encompassing the need of affordable rental housing for urban migrants/poor. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) - Launched to address urban housing shortages including the slum dwellers by ensuring a pucca house to eligible urban households by the year 2022. Against the total assessed demand of 1.12 crore houses, 1.14 crore houses have been sanctioned. Of these, a total of 91.5 lakh houses were grounded for construction and 53 lakh houses were completed/delivered, as of December 12, 2021. Atal Mission for Rejuvenation & Urban Transformation (AMRUT) - Against a total SAAP size of Rs 77,640 crore, 5818 projects worth Rs 80,713 crore have been grounded. Of the grounded projects, works worth Rs 57,414 crore have been physically completed (inclusive of completed projects worth Rs 22,756 crore) and expenditure of Rs 50,118 crore has been incurred so far. Swachh Bharat Mission- Urban (SBM-U) - Under the mission, 31 cities have been self-declared as ODF and 58 have been certified as ODF since January 1, 2021. ODF+ certified cities increased by 1,828 and ODF++ certified cities increased by 472 since January 1, 2021 Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana –National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) - The DAY- NULM is a flagship scheme that aims towards alleviating urban poverty through building strong community institutions, providing skill training, access to affordable credit for self-employment, support for street vendors and shelters for the urban homeless. Urban Transport - One metro project, i.e., Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase 2A & 2B of length 58.19 km at the complete cost of Rs 14,788 crore has been sanctioned in June 2021. About 31 km of metro rail lines have been commissioned in the cities of Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Nagpur. Under Make-in-India initiatives, the Ministry, in January 2021, issued a list of items where public procurement shall be done only from local suppliers. References – Pib.gov.in

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