The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U), being implemented by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under the mission Â‘Housing for All by 2022Â’ since June 2015, needs a concerted push to succeed.
Odisha is planning to build one lakh houses for economically weaker sections (EWS) and lower income groups (LIG) by 2022 under the policy of Â‘Housing for All in Urban AreasÂ’, according to Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Minister Pushpendra Singhdeo.
Industry sectors like housing, cement, et al have been clamouring to be allowed into the hallowed precincts of infrastructure for quite some time. Apart from the recognition of contributing to nation building, to be admitted as a member of the so called "Infrastructure Club" also offers the lure of easier financing norms.
With buyers entitled to seek relief under the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 with effect from the first of May this year, the Central government has cautioned the states of a Â“serious situation of vacuum arisingÂ” if necessary institutional mechanisms, as required under the Act, were not put in place before that.