Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) having the best decorated house will be awarded under PMAY Award 2019. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is organising PMAY Award 2019 to promote the work being done under the scheme till date.
Under this award, the best performing states, municipal corporations, municipalities and also the beneficiaries having beautifully decorated houses will be felicitated.
Assistant Director, Municipal administration directorate, Sanjay Kumar informed that three houses from every state will be selected and the owners will be felicitated at a national level award ceremony.
To nominate oneself for the award, the beneficiary of PMAY (urban) will have to upload two photos of their house and two selfies with the house on the official mobile application named PMAY(U), which can be downloaded from app store. After downloading the app, the beneficiary has to login with their mobile number following which they can upload their photographs.
Kumar informed that the last day for applying for the awards is August 20. To ensure that the message about the award reaches maximum number of beneficiaries, urban development department secretary has written a letter to all the DCs, directing them to organise a promotional campaign regarding the same on August 13 and 14.