Housing for Poor

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Fixing India: Pension and Housing Issues in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ January 15, 2020

In the ninth episode of Fixing India, watch our community correpondents fixing issues for Musahar community in Uttar Pradesh.

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Pucca House Under PMAY scheme, Still a Dream for Families in Maharashtra

 
/ November 29, 2019

Government's PMAY scheme to provide housing to eight families in Pimplad village Nashik, Maharashtra, has failed even after numerous applications given by family members.  

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Housing For All: I Want to Live in a Pucca House I India Loud &...

 
/ August 2, 2019

This week in India Loud & Clear we visit the country’s flagship housing scheme to see how close India is to pucca houses for all.

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PMAY: Corruption Brings Housing Construction to a Standstill in UP’s Village

 
/ May 1, 2019

Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna in Purva village, Uttar Pradesh, live in half-built houses while facing corruption and threats.

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Waiting for the Promised Pucca House

 
/ August 17, 2018

A family of five living below poverty line in West Bengal has been hoping that their votes will get them a pucca house. Will their fate change with elections next year?

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Landless Labourers Deprived of Housing Rights

 
/ April 18, 2018

The Centre's housing scheme promises 'housing for all' by 2022. In Maharashtra, the state government has gone one step ahead and declared that they will meet the target by 2019. But this ground report cuts a sorry picture.

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Welfare Schemes in India: Housing For All but the Most Vulnerable?

 
/ January 19, 2018

Once classified as criminals, nomadic communities are still untouched by social welfare schemes like the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

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Fifty Families in Maharashtra Have no Houses, Just Toilets

 
/ June 23, 2017

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana promises houses for all by 2019 in Maharashtra. This is a cruel joke for 50 families living out of tents for the past thirty years in Risod.