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MoHUA launched Affordable Rental Housing Complexes to provide dignified living to urban migrants / poor

Posted On: 21 MAR 2022 1:23PM by PIB Delhi

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs) as a sub-scheme of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U) to provide dignified living to urban migrants/ poor near their workplace. This scheme is being implemented through two models as under:

 

  1. Model-1: Utilizing existing Government funded vacant houses constructed under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) and Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) to convert into ARHCs through Public Private Partnership (PPP) or by Public Agencies;

        ii. Model-2: Construction, Operation & Maintenance of ARHCs by Public/ Private Entities on their own available vacant land. 

 

So far, under Model-1, 5,478 exiting Government funded vacant houses have been converted into ARHCs to provide access to dignified affordable rental housing close to the workplace of urban migrants/ poor and process for development of additional 7,483 units as ARHCs is at various stages across the country. State/UT-wise details of number of exiting Government funded vacant houses constructed under JnNURM and RAY to be converted into ARHCs for urban migrants/ poor are at Annexure.  Further, under Model-2, proposal for development of 78,885 new ARHC units have been sanctioned. State wise details are at Annexure. 

As per scheme guidelines, affordable rent of ARHCs is fixed by the local authority based on a local survey.

State/UT-wise details of number of exiting Government funded vacant houses constructed under JnNURM and RAY to be converted into ARHCs under Model-1 of the Scheme:

 

S. No. 

Name of the States/UTs 

No. of Govt. Funded vacant Houses to be converted into ARHCs

No. of Houses Converted into ARHCs 

        1 

Arunachal Pradesh  

            752 

                  -   

        2 

Chandigarh 

        2,195 

              2,195 

        3 

Delhi 

      29,112 

                  -   

        4 

Gujarat  

        4,414 

              2,467 

        5 

Haryana  

        2,545 

-

        6 

Himachal Pradesh  

            314 

                  -   

        7

Madhya Pradesh  

            364 

                  -   

        8 

Maharashtra 

      32,345 

                  -   

        9 

Nagaland  

            664 

                  -   

      10 

Rajasthan  

        4,884 

                480 

      11 

Uttar Pradesh  

        5,232 

                  -   

      12 

Uttarakhand  

            377 

                  -   

      13 

Jammu & Kashmir

          336

                336 

TOTAL  

      83,534 

    5,478 

 

State/ UT-wise details of ARHC units sanctioned for construction by Public/ Private Entities under Model-2 of the Scheme:

 

S. No.

Name of City/State

Name of Entity 

Total Units 

1

Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu

SPR City Estates Pvt. Ltd.

18,112

2

Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu

SPR Construction Pvt. Ltd.

3,969

3

Hosur, Tamil Nadu

Tata Electronic Pvt. Ltd.

11,500

4

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu

18,720

5

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

1,040

6

Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

2,222

7

Kampur Town, Assam

Guwahati Refinery Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

2,222

8

Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

1,112

9

Surat, Gujarat

Mitsumi Housing Pvt. Ltd. 

453

10

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

SPR Construction Pvt. Ltd.

5,045

11

Nizampet, Telangana

 

Sivani Infra Pvt. Ltd. 

14,490

Total

78,885

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs, Shri Kaushal Kishore, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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