Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin), under which a target of completing one crore new houses by 31st March 2019 was set, was launched on 20th November 2016. 51 lakh houses are to be completed by 31st March 2018.

To meet the target of 51 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) by March 2018, the Ministry of Rural Development, in partnership with the State Governments, has taken many steps, including setting a month-wise target for completion of houses.