Poor response received under Shehri Awas Yojna in Mohali
The demand survey launched under Punjab Shehri Awas Yojna (PMAY) shows the poor response Mohali received for the Punjab Shehri Awas Yojna, with just 277 applications received for 11,417 applications. The scheme is being promoted through 163 municipal committees and six urban development authorities in the state.
According to figures released by the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA), maximum response came from Amritsar, Hoshiarpur and Faridkot districts, followed by Fazilka, Patiala, Mansa, Sangrur and Bathinda. In Mohali, response was lackadaisical with only 277 applications being submitted. Of these, 58 have been received from Mohali city, 148 from Zirakpur, 34 from Kharar, 14 from Nayagaon, 25 from Kurali, three from Derabasi, 10 from Lalru and five from Banur.
Free and affordable housing got maximum response with 7,373 applications. People applied for allotment of free houses to SC/BC and subsidised houses for economically weaker sections other than SC/BC.