Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India has recently launched Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) scheme for the Slum Dwellers and the Urban Poor envisages a Slum Free India through encouraging States/Union territories to tackle the problems of Slums in a definitive manner. In this connection an amount of Rs. 111.29 lakh has been released as first installment for preparatory activities for preparation of Slum Free City Planning City under Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY). Accordingly, the department of Urban Development & Housing has obtained budgetary support Estimate Sanction and for for advertised for appointment of consultant. The finalization of consultant is under progress. After completion of preparatory activities of all notified, non notiified slums areas the redevelopment of slum areas shall be take up on priority basis.

Further two No. of Detailed Project Report under Pilot Projects have been submitted to Govt. of India: -

1. Construction of Rental Housing at Itanagar - Rs. 3119.80 lakh.
2. Construction of Rental Housing at Naharlagun - Rs. 3252.06 lakh.