According to reports, the Ministry of Union Housing and Urban Affairs was addressing to mark 5 years successfully completion of PMAY-U, Smart Cities Mission(SCM) and ATAL Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
Hardeep Singh Puri said an estimated 3.65 Cr jobs would be generated in the construction of all sanctioned houses.
The ATAL Mission covers more than 60% of Urban Population of the country.
At the Time, more than 22,000 houses are being dedicatedly used as COVID-19 facility units in various states and Union Territories.
76 lakh conventional streetlights have been replaced with energy-efficient LED lights which have led to energy savings of 167 Cr units per annum, resulting in a reduction in CO2 emission by 13 lakh tonnes per annum.
47 operational ICCCs became war-rooms and have played an effective role in COVID-19 response. Puri added that 5,151 projects worth over Rs. 2,00,000 Cr were identified in 100 smart cities.
The mission has rendered around 4,700 projects worth Rs 1,66,000 Cr which is about 81% of the total projects proposed.
3.5 Million Houses Handed Over under PMAY U 3.5 Million Houses Handed Over under PMAY U