|Rural Housing- Indira Awaas Yojana|
|Housing lays foundation for living with dignity for the
rural poor by dispelling the gloom of being
|Selection of Beneficiary|
|The beneficiaries are selected from the
Permanent IAY Waitlists|
|Fund Management |
|Central assistance under the IAY will be
allocated among the States/UTs|
|Efforts should be made to ensure that the IAY house is a pucca one with permanent walls and permanent roofing. |
|Success Stories |
|Kerala ( Kannaur )
| Components Under IAY|
The financial assistance provided for new construction
in the form of full grant is Rs.70,000/- per unit for plain
areas & Rs.75,000/- for hilly/difficult areas / identified IAP Districts.
The assistance for up-gradation of unserviceable kutcha
house to pucca/semi pucca house is Rs.15,000/-
| ||Contingency fund Under IAY|
Proposals for this fund for the purpose of natural calamities have to come from State Governments/Admn.
| ||Homestead Scheme|
A Scheme for providing homestead sites to those rural
BPL households who have neither agricultural land nor
a house-site, has been launched, as part of IAY, w.e.f.
24th August, 2009 .
A portion of funds from the scheme are being released to states/districts that have special requirements. the funds were released to Naxal Affected Areas, Border districts, areas affected by Kalazar and special category of beneficiaries including Primitive Tribal Groups and Forest dwellers. These packages are released on requests from the states to support these beneficiaries.