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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana  Flagship Scheme

                A HOME FOR EVERY

               HOMELESS BY 2022

        After Roti and Kapda, a Makaan i.e. a house of one's own has always been a
        dream of every individual.  However, a large number of Indians in urban and
       rural areas continue to be deprived of a roof over their heads. To redeem the
          plight of the homeless, the Government has launched the Pradhan Mantri
                                            Awas Yojana (PMAY)

               home of one’s own is among the most
               basic needs of an individual. But other       A house means a place where every facility
         A pressing  needs  such  as  managing              to lead a decent life is available; a place that
         children's education, family's health and other    has happiness for the family, dreams of every
         everyday  requirements,  keep  this  dream  so     member of the household. The very essence
         distant for many who are on the lower rungs of     of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna is this only. We
         the society. All Government schemes launched      have a dream of giving every poor person with
         so far to provide houses to the homeless failed     his/her own house when we celebrate 75th
         to meet their objective due to various reasons,          Independence Day of the country
         the lack of transparency being one of them.
         The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, launched in
                                                                    Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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