CM Housing Assistance Programme launched in Meghalaya in New Avatar

December 21, 2017 | By Pradhan Mantri Yojana | Filed in: Meghalaya, Pradhanmantri yojana.

Meghalaya Housing Minister M. Sangma has launched the CM housing assistance programme in the state. M. Sangma states that under this scheme Government will provide financial assistance to the poor section of the society. Both rural and urban areas are included in this scheme. Previously the scheme name was Meghalaya affordable housing scheme which is changed to CM housing assistance scheme.

In the new Avatar of the scheme government added the new beneficiaries in the scheme “Single Mother”. Previously the scheme provides the financial assistance to the widows, persons with physical disability and economical poor persons. So, the main motive of the CM housing assistance programme is to provide assistance to “single mothers”. Mr. Sangma states that single mothers have to face many challenges to upbringing their children. As a result financial assistance to “single mothers” will indeed helpful.


In previous “Meghalaya affordable housing scheme” the government provides the CGI sheets to the beneficiaries. But now the earlier system of CGI sheets is stopped for some time as per housing minister of Meghalaya.

The new avatar of housing scheme has two components. Under which state government will provide construction material to eligible persons and Rs. 75000 financial assistant.

Highlights of the CM housing assistance Scheme

Important features of this scheme are as follows: –

  1. As per “Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana” this scheme is also follows the rule of “Housing for all” till March 2022 in Meghalaya.
  2. Under the leadership of Meghalaya CM scheme is launched and named as “CM housing assistance programme”.
  3. Furthermore,Scheme is the new avatar of “Meghalaya affordable housing scheme”.
  4.  In addition 75000 financial assistance will be provided by the state government for the construction of the house.
  5.  Meanwhile this scheme is launched in both rural and urban areas of Meghalaya.
  6. Citizens of Meghalaya can take benefits of the scheme to make home to their families.
  7. Moreover government will also provide the good quality material for construction.

For better results of this state government constitute a selection committee. This selection committee will prepare the list of beneficiaries at their ends. Selection committee will generate listing of the beneficiaries on block and district level to fast implementation of scheme.

Conclusion: –

State government launches the scheme in new avatar to help poor persons and “single mother”. The dream of own house of many people will be full filled under this CM housing assistance scheme.




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