Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India has been implementing Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) Mission since June 2015. About 1.20 crore houses have alreadybeen sanctioned by MoHUA. So far, more than 1.04 lakh houses have been grounded and about 63 lakh are completed. Keeping in view the fact that there is diversity in approach towards planning, implementation and outcomes of projects amongst various States/UTs, it is pertinent to identify and recognize the “Achievers” and encourage others to compete and attain the goal of 'Housing for All' in a sustained manner. Therefore, MoHUA constituted PMAY-U Awards in 2019.These awards were given by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 01.01.2021.
The specific objectives of the PMAY-U award are as follows:
In order to recognize the outstanding contribution by States, UTs and ULBs, the Award Screening Committee constituted by MoHUA has identified the winners in each category. The winners for PMAY (U) Awards 2021 will be felicitated during Indian Urban Housing Conclave 2022, being organised in Shastri Maidan, Rajkot, Gujarat during 19th-21st October 2022.