'Angikaar campaign'

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  • Published
    3rd Sep, 2019

HUA launches 'Angikaar campaign', to bring PMAY(U) beneficiaries into Ujjawala, Ayushman Bharat fold

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HUA launches 'Angikaar campaign', to bring PMAY(U) beneficiaries into Ujjawala, Ayushman Bharat fold

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  • The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry launched the 'Angikaar campaign', a move aimed at bringing beneficiaries of PMAY (urban) into the fold of other central schemes such as Ujjawala and Ayushman Bharat.
  • HUA Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra said the campaign will officially be rolled out in all cities with PMAY(U) on October 2 commemorating 150th Gandhi Jayanti  culminate on the occasion of Human Rights Day December 10.

PMAY(U) :

Launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), in Mission mode envisions provision of Housing for All by 2022, when the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence.

“angikaar” a campaign for change management

  • Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the convergence would especially focus on Ujjwala for gas connection and Ayushman Bharat for health insurance to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(U).
  • According to the ministry, around 88 lakh houses have so far been approved against the demand of 1.12 crore.
  • The 'Angikaar' aims at reaching out all the beneficiaries of the PMAY(U) in a phased manner.

More on the topic:

  • The project includes mass awareness programmes as well as volunteers visiting the homes of the PMAY (U) beneficiaries to have them enrolled into Ujjwala scheme, for LPG connections, Ayushman Bharat health cards and Ujala, for LED lights.
  • The campaign would include issues pertaining to cohesive community living, water and energy conservation, sustainable practices, rain water harvesting, tree plantation and convergence of different government programmes/schemes leading to clean, green and safe living environment.
  • Various IEC activities for the campaign are being prepared for proposed launch. While completion of 3 Lakh houses to beneficiaries has been planned, so far over 1 lakh houses have been completed and almost all of them delivered.
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