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Jharkhand Cabinet Approved ‘Abua Awas Yojana’ Housing Scheme

Published on November 04, 2023
Current Context: The Jharkhand Cabinet has approved the ‘Abua Awas Yojana’ (AAY), a housing scheme for the poor. The scheme aims to provide eight lakh pucca houses to the homeless in the state, with a total budget of Rs 16,320 crore.
Jharkhand Cabinet Approved ‘Abua Awas Yojana’ Housing Scheme
  • The scheme will be implemented in three phases, with a target of 2 lakh houses in the current financial year; 3.5 lakh houses in FY 2024-25 and 2.5 lakh houses in FY 2025-26.
  • Despite the existence of multiple housing schemes in Jharkhand, including Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Rural and Ambedkar Awas Yojna, these initiatives have been unable to cover all eligible beneficiaries.
  • Therefore, the state decided to create its own housing scheme.
  • Under the ‘Abua Awas Yojana’ scheme, beneficiaries will receive a three-room house with one kitchen, covering a total area of 31 sq m2.
  • The government has allocated Rs 2 lakh per beneficiary in its budget, disbursed in four installments.
  • In comparison, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Rural constructs houses with two rooms and one kitchen, with a provision of Rs 1.2-1.3 lakh per beneficiary.


Q.1 What is the total budget allocated for the ‘Abua Awas Yojana’ housing scheme?
a. Rs 10,000 crore
b. Rs 20,000 crore
c. Rs 25,000 crore
d. Rs 16,320 crore

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