The Haryana Cabinet decided on Tuesday to make provisions for inclusion of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY)-Urban beneficiaries in the existing Affordable Housing Policy 2013 to achieve the objective of ‘Housing for All’ and maximise the benefit to the intended beneficiaries identified under the PMAY programme implemented by the Urban Local Bodies Department.
This was stated by Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu while addressing media persons after the state cabinet meeting which was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here .
As per the amendment, any person can apply under the policy, however, the PMAY beneficiaries which include their spouse or dependent children, identified by the Urban Local Bodies Department under ‘Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Housing for All’ programme will be granted preference in allotment. First priority will be given to the identified beneficiaries of the said town followed by other PMAY beneficiaries of the state.
He said for the remaining flats, persons which include their spouses or dependent children who do not own any flat or plot in any HUDA developed colony or sector or any licensed colony in any of the urban areas in Haryana, Union Territory of Chandigarh and NCT Delhi will be given next preference in allotment of flats.
This amendment will be effective from the date of its notification and will be applicable on all such projects which are yet to be floated. The date of inviting applications from the general public will be considered to be date of flotation.
Any default in the payment will bear penal interest as provided in Rule 15 of the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority Rules, 2017.
It was also decided that a concession of 25 per cent be given in fee and charges like license fee, conversion charges, EDC and IDC applicable in residential plotted colony in the respective development plans covered in the proposal.