GHTC-India: Live Laboratory - Light House Projects
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana–Urban (PMAY-U)
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U) addresses urban housing shortage among the EWS/LIG and MIG categories including the slum dwellers by ensuring a pucca house to all eligible urban households by the year 2022, when Nation completes 75 years of its Independence.All houses under PMAY(U) have basic amenities like toilet, water supply, electricity and kitchen. Read More
Technology Sub Mission (TSM)
MoHUA has set up a Technology Sub-Mission under PMAY(U) with the Mission statement as ‘Sustainable Technological Solutions for Faster and Cost Effective Construction of Houses suiting to Geo-Climatic and Hazard Conditions of the Country’.
TSM facilitates adoption of modern, innovative and green technologies and building materials for faster and quality construction of houses.
Affordable Rental Housing Complexes
(ARHCs) for Migrant Workers/ Urban Poor
COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in reverse migration of urban migrants/ poor in the country. Urban migrants stay in slums/ informal settlements/ unauthorised colonies/ peri-urban areas to save cost on housing. They need decent rental housing at affordable rate at their work sites. In order to address this need, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has initiated Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs), a sub-scheme under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U). This will provide ease of living to urban migrants/ poor in Industrial Sector as well as in non-formal urban economy to get access to dignified affordable rental housing close to their workplace. Read More
Global Housing Technology
Challenge India (GHTC-India)
MoHUA has initiated the Global Housing Technology Challenge - India (GHTC-India) which aims to identify and mainstream a basket of innovative construction technologies from across the globe for housing construction sector that are sustainable, eco-friendly and disaster-resilient. Read More
Light House Projects
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Light House Projects (LHPs) in six cities i.e. Agartala (Tripura), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Rajkot (Gujarat) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu) on January 1, 2021 as part of GHTC- India via video conference. Nearly 1,000 houses at each location are being constructed under LHPs using six distinct technologies from a basket of 54 such technologies shortlisted under GHTC-India, 2019. Read More