Housing Subsidies in India
Publication dateJan, 1996
DetailsReport submitted to the Planning Commission, Government of India.
AuthorsRita Pandey, P. S. A. Sundaram, S. Gopalakrishnan and C. Bhujanga Rao
The main objective of the study are: (i) to estimate the volume and composition of housing subsidy flowing from the Central government, identify weaknesses, and suggest changes to 'make the subsidy system more transparent and equitable; and (ii) an in-depth study of housing subsidies in the two States, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and examine what changes in policies and programmes should be brought about for the subsidy programmes to be more effective and efficient.