Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Manipur

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is one of the most ambitious initiatives taken by the current prime minister of India Narendra Modi in order to provide housing for all homeless citizens across the nation. The state Government of Manipur also implemented Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Manipur. Four towns have been selected by the central government under PM Awas Yojana Manipur. Four towns of Manipur are Jiribam in Imphal east district, Lamshang in Imphal west district Kakching, and sugunu in Thoubal district have been selected for the first phase of the central government scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).  The remaining three or four more towns in the state also submitted by 21 November 2016. During the launch of the scheme in 2015, the main aim of this scheme is to offers homes for all homeless citizens in India by 2022. All journalist unions in Manipur organized an essay contest on the theme “Housing for all 2022”. During the distribution of the prize of the MUDA program, the official said that the step was taken to make known the central scheme to the public. In addition to the organization of two call centers and the participation of 27 local urban entities for the publicity work related to the program, “awareness programs” and “seminars” were regularly organized. The winners of this easy competition got an amount of Rs. 10,000, Rs 7000 and Rs 5000 for the first, second and third positions

Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Manipur:

  • Subsidy of Rs. 1 lakh to 2.30 lakhs for buying houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna
  • 5% (credit linked) subsidy on the interests on the loans availed by the people who bought/planning to buy houses under the scheme. The interest subsidy will be offered for 15 years from the date on which the loan amount was given to the customer
  • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna is a pro-women scheme and a preference will be given to female applicants
  • In case of ground floor houses, the preferences will be given to people with disabilities or senior citizens
  • The houses to be constructed under the scheme will be eco-friendly

Eligibility for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Manipur:

  1. Applicant should be resident of Manipur state
  2. The Economical Weaker Section applicant family income should be less than Rs. 3 Lakh & less than 6 lakhs for low-income groups)
  3. The applicant should not have any home on his/her or children’s name in any part of the country
  4. Women, Physically Challenged and SC/ST category people who belong to EWS or LIG category are eligible for this scheme
  5. The applicant should not own a “PUCCA” house

Documents required for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Manipur:

  1. Application form
  2. Income certificate
  3. Identity proof
  4. Caste certificate if applicable
  5. EWS or LIG proof
  6. Passport size photos

How to apply for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Manipur:

  1. Applicant should visit Manipur Urban Development Agency(MUDA) in Manipur

References & Details:

  1. Manipur Urban Development Agency:
  2. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna official website:
  3. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna application form:
  4. Print your application:
  5. Track status of your Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna application:
  6. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation:

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