Central Government 2 BHK Housing Scheme Merger With PM Awas Yojana (PMAY) in Telangana

2 BHK Housing Scheme Merger With PM Awas Yojana (PMAY) in Telangana

Telangana govt. 2BHK Housing Scheme or Dignity Housing Scheme is offering homes to eligible beneficiaries absolutely free of cost. This two BHK scheme was introduced in October 2015 in order to ensure shelter to poor people. Now the state govt. will link 2 BHK housing scheme with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

In the Telangana state, flats priced b/w Rs. 5 lakhs to Rs. 8.65 lakhs are given free of cost to beneficiaries. Housing department has taken construction of 2.8 lakh units. The main purpose to merge 2 BHK Housing Scheme with PMAY is to utilize funds for construction.

On merger of these 2 schemes, Rs. 1.5 lakh per unit from PMAY funds would be able to flow into state’s scheme. Till date, only 3000 units are ready for occupation under 2 BHK scheme while govt. aims to construct another 20,213 units.

Telangana 2 BHK Housing Scheme Merge with PMAY

A single housing unit under 2 BHK scheme costs around Rs. 5.30 lakhs. After merger of 2 BHK housing scheme with PMAY, Telangana govt. will have to provide Rs. 3.80 lakhs per unit. The state govt. will raise Rs. 2,500 crore from Housing and Urban Development Corporation (Hudco), Rs. 1,365 crores from PMAY funds and Rs. 185 crores from the state’s revenue. Till date, govt. has spent Rs. 6,792 crore on 2BHK Housing scheme in Telangana while the total developed space is 7 lakh sq.ft.

Units Pricing in Telangana 2BHK Housing Scheme

Telangana govt. aims to develop basic infrastructure & thus the total cost of unit is higher. As per an estimate, cost of project of 2 BHK housing scheme is Rs. 18,000 crore & Rs. 3,230 crores have already been sanctioned. To develop infrastructure, the state govt. is also seeing assistance from central government.

The state govt. will take care of basic infrastructure which includes water supply lines, electricity lines, approach and internal roads, drainage and sewerage lines. Telangana govt. will also seek central govt’s assistance under Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya)to provide power connections to each households.

Area Unit Cost With Infrastructure Unit Cost Without Infrastructure
House Infrastructure Total
Rural 5.04 lakhs 1.25 lakhs 6.29 lakhs 5.04 lakhs
Urban 5.3 lakhs 75,000 6.05 lakhs 5.3 lakhs
GHMC up to G+3 7 lakhs 75,000 7.75 lakhs 7 lakhs
GHMC C+S+9 7.9 lakhs 75,000 8.65 lakhs 7.9 lakhs

All these units have 2 bedrooms, one hall and 1 kitchen along with 2 toilets with plinth area of 560 sq.ft. The total area of plot is 125 sq.yards. Accordingly, people not only gets property but also gets land free of cost.

Eligibility for Two BHK Housing Scheme in Telangana

To become eligible, family must belong to Below Poverty Line (BPL) category and must hold food security or ration card. All the homes are sanctioned in the name of women to encourage women household ownership. The beneficiary family must not possess any other property under any other housing scheme.

Reservation in Telangana 2 BHK Housing Scheme

In the 2 BHK Scheme, around 5% units are reserved for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). In urban areas, there is 17% reservation for SC, 6% for ST, 12% for minority & 65% for other category people. In the rural areas, 50% of units are reserved for SCs & STs, minorities get 7% and 43% is open for others.

Details for Filling 2BHK Housing Scheme Application Form

All those people who wants to get home in 2BHK housing scheme have to fill application to get benefits of Double Bedroom Housing Scheme. In the application form, people needs to enter details of family, address, years spent in rented house, disability ID (if any) & Asara Pension Scheme. The application needs to be submitted at a MeeSeva centre or at the Gram Sabha.

The state govt. is constructing homes in over 40 locations with Ranga Reddy, Medchal, Sanga Reddy districts coming under Phase-I. Moreover in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), the state govt. has identified 28 slums. As of Jan 2019, around 88,115 units were being constructed in vacant locations. In addition to this, around 9,188 units are developed in in-situ slums.