Aim of Rajiv Awas Yojana - Rural & Urban Develdopment

Q.  Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) is for
- Published on 06 Aug 15

a. Provide houses for rural BPL population
b. Provide houses for slum dwellers
c. Provide housing finance for rural poor
d. Provide housing finance to those not covered by Indira Awas Yojana

ANSWER: Provide houses for slum dwellers
The government’s vision of ‘Slum Free India’ will be pursued through RAY. There will be two fold strategy –
1) Curative-slum redevelopment of all existing slums;
2) Preventive-Containment of growth of further slums.
It focuses on providing housing and improvement of basic civic infrastructure and social amenities in each selected slums. Rental and transit housing will be admissible under the scheme.

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