Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme was launched on 1st June 2015 by the Government of India. It was introduced to provide affordable housing to the urban poor. It is a Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS), which means beneficiaries under this scheme are eligible for receiving the interest subsidy if they avail of a loan to buy or construct a house. The mission of this scheme is to provide housing to all by the end of the year 2022.
Types of PMAY Scheme
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin: It was previously known as the Indira Awas Yojana. It was introduced in the year 2016. The objective of the scheme is aimed at providing affordable and accessible housing units to eligible beneficiaries in rural regions of India (excluding Chandigarh and Delhi).
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban: This scheme is focused on the urban areas in India. At present, there 4,331 towns and cities which are enlisted under this scheme. The scheme is set to function under three different phases:
Phase 1: In this phase, 100 cities in different states and union territories will be covered across the country from April 2015 to March 2017.
Phase 2: In this phase, 200 or more cities will be covered in different states and union territories across the country from April 2017 to March 2019.
Phase 3: Under Phase 3, the government has targeted to cover those cities which have been left out in Phase 1 and 2 and attain the target by the end of March 2022.
Features of PMAY Scheme
The family of the applicant should not own a house in any part of the country.
For married couples, either a single or a joint ownership deal is allowed, and both options will receive just one subsidy.
The applicant’s family must not have availed the benefit of any housing-related schemes set up by the Government of India.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Beneficieries
|Middle Income Group I||Rs 6 Lakhs to 12 Lakhs|
|Middle Income Group II||Rs 12 Lakhs to 18 Lakhs|
|Lower Income Group||Rs 3 Lakhs to Rs 6 Lakhs|
|Economically Weaker Section|
Up to Rs 3 Lakhs
Documents Required for PMAY Application
PMAY Application Process
Firstly, visit the official website of the PMAY Scheme and log in using your ID and Password.
Now choose the ‘Benefits under other 3 components’ option by clicking the ‘Citizen Assessment’ dropdown.
Enter your Aadhaar number and click on the submit button.
If you have provided the correct information, you will be redirected to the next page where you will have to provide all the information such as your name, income, no. of family members, residential address, contact number, age of the head of the family, religion, caste, etc.
After all the information has been provided, scroll down, type the captcha code in the box and click on the submit button.
Note: An application fee of Rs. 25 along with GST will be charged if you opt for the offline process.
How to Print or Download Your PMAY Application Form?
Please follow the below-mentioned steps to print/download your PMAY Application Form.
How can I check my PMAY status?
If you want to check your PMAY status, you can do so by visiting the official website of PMAY. The process is quick and simple. All you need to do is click on ‘Citizen Assessment’ and select the ‘Track Your Assessment Status’ option. On the new page, you can check the status of your PMAY application by either entering your mobile number and father’s name or your Assessment ID. You can also place a call on the PMAY toll-free numbers mentioned here i.e. 1800-11-3377, 1800-11-3388, and 1800-11-6163.
PMAY List 2020
The PMAY List includes the names of those individuals who have been selected to receive the benefits of the scheme. The list for PMAY 2020 Has already been published. To check your name on that list, firstly you need to determine whether you applied under the Urban segment of the Rural segment. The steps to check your name in the PMAY Urban List and PMAY Rural List are mentioned below.
How to Check PMAY Urban List 2020?
To check the PMAY Urban list, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Visit the official website of PMAY.
Step 2: Then, click on ‘Select Beneficiary’ and select ‘Search by Name’ option from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Now, enter your Aadhaar card number.
Step 4: If your Aadhaar number is present in the database then you will find beneficiaries’ detail.
How to Check PMAY Gramin (Rural) List 2020?
To check the PMAY Gramin list, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Firstly, visit the official website of PMAY.
Step 2: Then, enter your Registration Number and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
Step 3: If the entered registration number is present in the beneficiary database, your details will show up.
If you do not have the registration number, then you can click on ‘Advanced Search’. That will redirect you to a new page where you will be required to enter details such as your name, BPL number, Sanction Order, etc., in the form.