Scrutiny of housing applications under Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana from today

Monday, January 25, 2016

The scrutiny of housing applications under Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana that aims at providing housing for all by 2022 will begin from today in Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation office. The GVMC Commissioner Pravin Kumar said that 154 teams will take a house-to-house survey. While the Mee Seva centres received 1,84,424 applications, 36,407 applications were received from those living outside the purview of the GVMC. He said that 1,21,221 applications will be taken up in the first phase for scrutiny .

Pravin Kumar said that 14,785 applied with invalid or wrong ration card number, 2,563 are from those who got houses under JNNURM, 91213 accounted for both wife and husband applying. The survey teams will record the details of the applicant’s photo and the house in which he is presently staying will be recorded in the tablet they are carrying. Those in rented houses have to provide the assessment number of the owner.

From January 25 onw3ards, the status of applications may be known by logging on to and entering the Aadhaar card or ration card number. The details of the applications will be displayed at the Zonal office from January 26, 2016.

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