Lohia Rural Housing Scheme

As per the Lohia Rural Housing Scheme, rural families who have an annual income less than Rs. 36,000 will be provided with a house to live in, by the Samajwadi Party Government. The direct beneficiaries will be the rural homeless of Uttar Pradesh.

  • Every person can now enjoy benefits of up to Rs. 2,75,000 lakhs which was earlier set at Rs. 1,45,000.
  • Seeing PWD's current rate, this amount has been further increased to Rs. 3,05,000.
  • More grants have been sanctioned for this initiative to allot accomadation of more people.
  • These houses will have solar lights installed for cost efficiency and environmental benefits.
  • For solar power provision, the amount has been increased to RS. 30,000 from Rs. 15,000 in collaboration with NEDA (Non-Conventional Energy Development Agency).
  • In 2012-13, 42,567 and in 2013-14 41, 905 homes were granted; most of which are functional.
  • More than 1,00,000 homes are under construction to meet the needs of the people in 2014-15.