Indira Awas Yojana Scheme Brief

Nithya V. Raman, Satyarupa Shekhar, Bree Bacon


Indira Awas Yojana was initiated a part of employment generation programme in 1985 and was made an independent scheme in 1996. Since then the scheme has spent 33,000 crore providing funding for poor rural residents to build pucca houses in an effort to eliminate rural shelterlessness. This brief looks at the scheme’s functioning evaluating its performance as well as efficacy in reaching stated objectives.


Policy Note

Thematic Area

Institutions and Society