Parl panel suggests modifying PMAY-U after impact assessment study to benefit urban poor at large

Updated: Mar 20 2023 10:37PM

New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) A parliamentary panel has recommended to the government to conduct an impact assessment study of its urban housing scheme and explore the feasibility of extending it with modifications or formulating another similar one to benefit the urban poor at large to achieve the objective of 'Housing for All'.

The Standing Committee on Housing and Urban Affairs also sought to know the number of slums de-notified since the implementation of the In-Situ Slum Redevelopment (ISSR) vertical of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) and observed that the housing ministry is duty-bound to maintain the data pertaining to the outcome of its mission and schemes.

The report of the committee, chaired by Rajiv Ranjan Singh, was presented in Lok Sabha on Monday.