Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana aims to provide financial aid to the weaker sections of the society and help them build their own houses. You can easily register and apply for the scheme through the PB PMAY Urban portal.
Under the Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana, individuals with an annual income equal to or less than Rs 3 lakhs, will be allotted houses first. If your annual income is more than Rs 3 lakhs but less than Rs 5 lakhs, you will be allocated houses in the next phase. Under this scheme, individuals belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) are provided free houses.
The Punjab government has collaborated with the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to make this scheme even more efficient. Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana is an integral part of the Punjab State Urban Livelihood Mission.
Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana: Key highlights
|Launched by||Government of Punjab|
|Beneficiaries||People living in rural areas of Punjab|
|Main objective||TO help the vulnerable sections of society|
|Category||Punjab government schemes|
Eligibility for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana
- You must be a resident of Punjab.
- You must be more than 18 years of age.
- You or anyone from your family should not be a government employee.
- You should belong to the backward classes to be eligible for this scheme.
- Ensure you have your caste certificate before you apply for the scheme.
Guidelines to be followed for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana application form
Before you start filling the application form for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana, it is best you go through all the instructions once. These instructions are mentioned on the home page of the PMAY portal.
By just clicking on the option regarding instructions, you will be able to download the pdf. It is accessible in Punjabi language.
How to apply for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana?
You can apply for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana through the PMAY portal by following the given steps:
Step 1: Go to Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana’s official website at https://pmidcprojects.punjab.gov.in/pmay/.
Step 2: Click on ‘Citizen Form’ on the homepage.
Step 3: You will be redirected to another page, asking you if you have your own land for building a house. Click on Yes or No.
Step 4: After this, the registration form will be displayed on your screen. The form is available in English and Punjabi.
Step 5: Fill in your personal details like your name, your father’s/husband’s name, age, gender, permanent address and present address.
Step 6: Next, choose your district and town from the given list of options. Enter your mobile number, marital status, Aadhaar number, religion, caste, city, bank name, bank account number and annual income.
Step 7: Mention the number of years you have stayed in the city, your occupation, type of employment, average monthly income of your household and whether you own a BPL (below poverty line) card.
Step 8: After you have filled the application form, upload your passport-sized photographs and other required documents.
Step 9: You are also required to add the details of another family member. Mention their name, what relationship they share with you, their age, gender, and Aadhaar number. You can add information concerning more family members by clicking on the ‘Add More Family Members Details’ option.
Step 10: Click on Submit.
How to view the beneficiary list of Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana?
Step 1: To view the beneficiary list of Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana, you need to visit the website of the Prime Minister Housing Scheme at https://pmaymis.gov.in/default.aspx.
Step 2: On the home page, click on ‘Search Beneficiary’ on the Main Navigation Menu and choose ‘Search by Name’.
Step 3: You will be taken to another page where you have to enter your Aadhaar number.
Step 4: Click on Show. You will be able to view the beneficiary list.
See also: How to track your PMAY application status?
How to log in to PMAY portal?
Step 1: Open the official website of the PMAY portal at https://pmidcprojects.punjab.gov.in/pmay/.
Step 2: Click on ULB Login from the given 3 options.
Step 3: Enter your town name and password.
Step 4: The final step is to verify your identity with captcha verification.
Step 5: Click on Sign in.
Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana: Documents required
- Address proof, such as ration card, government identity card and electricity and water bill.
- Identity proof, such as Aadhaar card, Voter ID and driving licence.
- Land-related documents to prove your ownership.
- Disability certificate (if you have any).
- Caste certificate.
- Passport-size photographs.
See also: How to find Punjab land records online?
Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana scheme progress
Till October 1, 2020, the Government of Punjab had approved a total of 96,283 houses. Out of these, 28,446 houses have already been completed, and the remaining are undergoing construction. For the subsequent phase, the Punjab Government has set a target of 1.5 lakh houses.
How can I apply for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana?
To apply for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana, go to the official portal of PMAY, click on the Citizen Form option on the home page. Fill in all the details, such as your name, age, gender, husband’s/father’s name, bank name, bank account number, religion, caste, city, etc. and click on submit.
What is the main objective of Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana?
The main objective of this scheme launched by the Punjab Government is to help the vulnerable sections of society build their own homes.
What are the documents required for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana?
The documents required for Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana include address proof, such as ration card, government identity card and electricity and water bill, identity proof such as Aadhaar card, Voter ID and driving license, land-related documents to prove your ownership, disability certificate (if you have any), caste certificate and passport size photographs.