Nineteen families from Berthipora Aadander Shopian are waiting for financial assistance under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) for the last five years. PMAY, an initiative by the Government of India in which affordable housing is to be provided to the urban poor with a target of building 2 crore (20 million) affordable houses by 31 March 2022. Under the PMAY-G, a target of 1,65,766 houses has been given to J&K of which, 1,33,259 beneficiaries have been sanctioned houses and 36,650 houses have been completed as of 5th February 2021.
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