Prime Minister launched Pradhan MantriAwasYojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) on 20th November, 2016 from Agra.  The erstwhile rural housing programme, Indira AwaasYojana (IAY), was restructured into PMAY-G.  To achieve “Housing for All by 2022”, a target of completing one crore PMAY-G new pucca houses in rural areas by 31st March, 2019 and 2.95 crore pucca houses by 2022 was set. Of these, 51 lakh houses were to be completed by 31st March, 2018, which included completion of expected 2 lakh incomplete IAY houses as well.

(Adapted from PIB)