Breakaway Session: Housing Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Date:   20th April, 2018         Time:  1400 – 1515 Webcast

Venue: Hall No. 4, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

Key Discussion Points

  • Stimulating demand and unlocking supply for affordable housing
  •  Government initiatives for facilitating affordable housing
  • Use of technologies such as geo-tagging, e-payments for effective monitoring and implementation
  • Ensuring basic amenities (24-hr power supply, clean drinking water, toilet, road connectivity) for all houses


Sh. Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) of Housing and Urban Affairs (Chair)

Sh. Amarjeet Sinha, Secretary, Department of Rural Development, Government of India (Moderator)

 Sh. Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Sh. Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma, Commissioner, Rural Development, Government of U.P.

Sh. V. Rajan, General Manager, National Housing Bank

Ms. Renu Sud Karnad, Managing Director, HDFC Limited

Presentations by Neemuch (M.P.), Puducherry ULB (Pondicherry), GHMC ULB (Telangana) &Kangara (H.P.)


Sh. Prashant Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development (PMAY-G) & Sh. Amrit Abhijat, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (PMAY – U)