Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban, PMAY-U has launched a Short Film Contest Khushiyon Ka Ashiyana for all the people above 18 Years of age, as part of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.
Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said, for the short film contest, applications are invited from PMAY-U beneficiaries, students, youth, members of the civil society, institutions and individual on the broad theme of six years journey of PMAY-U Mission and how it has impacted lives of people.
The last date for the submission is 1st September and the results will be declared on 30th September this year. The Ministry said, 25 winners will be rewarded in three categories with cash prizes of 25 thousand, 20 thousand and 12 thousand 500 rupees along with certificate.
The Ministry said, it has also launched Awas Par Samvaad – series of 75 seminars and workshops, to take ahead the Prime Minister’s vision of Housing for All.
It aims to create awareness and promote discussion, deliberation and dissemination on ‘Housing for All’ among multiple stakeholders.
The declaration of the two initiatives by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs were made on the occasion of sixth anniversary of PMAY-U on 25th June. The Cumulative release of Central Assistance under the Mission crossed one lakh crore rupees.
As the Mission moves ahead to achieve its target of one crore 12 lakh houses, more than 83 lakh houses are grounded and more than 50 lakh completed.