Dream of owning own home is now a reality under PMAY

Port Blair, July 25:  Whether it is a small one or a bungalow, a home is the ultimate place of security one can have. But with the sky-rocketing real estate prices, there are some sections of the society who cannot even dream of owning a small shed of their own; ProbhasMondal is one of them.

Shri ProbhasMondal, private labour by occupation, resides with his wife and only son at Dharmapur-2, under the Mayabunder block of North & Middle Andaman District. Being a private labour, he works in the fields of others &used to stay in the accommodation provided by them (a small hut/shed). As narrated by him, it was a miserable life to shift from one accommodation to another frequently as per his place of work.

The flagship scheme of Pradhan MantriAwasYojna has made his dream come true & solve the day to day struggle of his life. With the initiative of the department of RD, PRI, ULBs, Mr ProbhasMondal received financial help from PMAY to build his own house. Presently he is happily staying in his own home with his family. He expressed his deep gratitude to the department of RD for providing him with financial help through the PMAY Scheme.

          In the words of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the “Pradhan MantriAwasYojana” is a significant step in making the dreams of the poor come true”. It aims at providing permanent housing to all sections of society.PMAY aims at providing a pucca house with basic amenities to all householders and those households living in Kutcha and dilapidated house by 2022.

 As the nation is celebrating the 75th year of its independence, the A & N Administration, in collaboration with the Department of Rural Development is working hard to provide affordable own houses to all homeless of this UT, especially economically challenged groups and achieve the goal of “Housing for All.”

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