Housing For All Project (NDB-housingforallproject-)

  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Feb 25, 2021
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1,500.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,500.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ NDB website

Updated in EWS May 24, 2021

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Project Description

According to the bank's website, the Project aims to address the twin issues of availability and affordability of housing in urban areas by providing government assistance for provisioning of all-weather houses with access to toilet, water supply, electricity, cooking gas, and other civic amenities to eligible beneficiary families in urban areas. The project seeks to improve living conditions and quality of life of the urban poor by providing housing with access to civic amenities. The activities to be financed by the project are:

(i) Beneficiary-led Individual House Construction or Enhancement (BLC): Direct central assistance of INR 1,50,000 is provided to families belonging to economically weaker section (EWS) households (having annual income of up to INR 300,000) to either construct a new house or enhance the existing house on their own.
(ii) Credit-Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS): Interest subsidy is provided to EWS, low-income group and middle-income group households on loans availed for construction of new homes or renovation of existing homes.

The bank states that the loan provided will support the Government of India’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY-U) scheme. 


Investment Description

The proposed project will be a sovereign Sustainable Development Loan (SDL) of USD 1,500 million (Tranche 1 of USD 500 million) 

Contact Information

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