Public Opinion on House Subsidy PMAY Scheme with Special Reference to Chennai

  • Hilda Gwendolyn Ryan, Sreeya B


The purpose of this research is to know about the house subsidy scheme available in India.Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is the house subsidy scheme available in India . The aim of this subsidy ,Pradhan mantri Awas Yojana is to provide housing to the lower income groups and economically weaker sections (EWS) by providing loan. The aim of this subsidy is to provide housing loan and to improve the lifestyle of the economically backward people by providing well equipped home .In India still we can find homeless people who are suffering a lot without a proper shelter. As we all know that food,clothing and shelter are the three main things that an individual must possess ,but still these three basic things are not  completely achieved by everyone and especially housing is a major problem in this generation because of growing population ,unemployment and poverty. Poverty is the main reason faced by many people and because of this they are not in a state to afford their own individual house.The objective of this study is to analyse the difference between the PMAY Housing scheme and the gender and to find the association between opinion on the area in which houses to be built and the educational qualification .Descriptive research is used for the purpose of the study.It helps to understand the behaviour of individual group or a society.Convenient sampling method is used to collect the samples.Samples are collected based on the ease of access or availability. The total number of samples collected is 1540.Independent variables are Gender, Educational Qualification and Age.Dependant variables are PMAY benefit scheme,Area Of performance of house, Rural people,slum clearance,urban people, low income groups,middle class .Statistics are Independent sample t- test, Chi- square and Anova.Thus the government has introduced the housing scheme called PMAY in order to find a solution to this everlasting problem.