IAY scheme brief

Author(s): Satyarupa Shekhar

Date : October 2010

Indira Awaas Yojana was initiated a part of employment generation programme in 1985 and was made an independent scheme in 1996. Since then the scheme has spent 33,000 crore providing funding for poor rural residents to build pucca houses in an effort to eliminate rural shelterlessness. This brief looks at the scheme’s functioning evaluating its performance as well as efficacy in reaching stated objectives.


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