Govt sanctions over 56,000 more houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)
- The Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee has approved them.
- Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said, out of the total validated demand of 1.12 crore houses by 2022, nearly 1.11 crore homes are now sanctioned.
- He informed that over 73 lakh houses have now been grounded.
- The Minister said, 42.7 lakh houses have been handed over to the beneficiaries.