The Kudumbashree Story



Provisions to improve access to housing for urban populations which belong to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Low Income Group (LIG) was launched by the Government of India under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has designated an Interest Subsidy Scheme as an additional instrument to address the housing needs of the EWS/LIG. The scheme provides for an interest subsidy of 5% on loans to buy or construct houses.