Jun 062016

Jai Jawan Awas Yojana Haryana

The Jai Jawan Awas Yojana one of the housing project carried by Army Welfare Housing Association started along with the Haryana state government was recently started. The main motive behind the launch of the project JJAY is provide proper houses for army personals and their widows.

Jai Jawan Awas Yojana Haryana1


Below mentioned table illustrate about the details and interesting facts over Army Welfare Housing Organization

S.No Some Unknown facts about army welfare housing organization Detailed Information
1 Formation of Army Welfare Housing Organization It was formed in 1978 December. It claims to be “No Profit No Loss” Organization governed by Adjutant – General of Army
2 Motive of Army Welfare Housing Organization In order to construct new homes for retired or servicing army personals AWHO was formed and they managed to construct houses across the selected regions of the nation.
3 Role Played by Army Welfare Housing Organization in Constructing Houses AWHO (Army Welfare Housing Organization) is the responsible for conducting demand surveys for housing projects in selected stations across the nation.
4 Is there any fee to register for AWHO? Yes! All eligible applicant must pay Rs.10,000 for requesting demand survey which is to be conducted by AWHO
5 Is there any loan facilities provided for houses constructed by AWHO? Yes! Loans options are available from various financial bodies across the nation. Meanwhile, loan amount would be varied based on the applicant’s rank.

With the presence of General Dalbir Singh who was the guest of honor for foundation event for Jai Jawan Awas Yojana, the memorial project named after Late Major Rajiv Joon was successfully stoned by chief minister of Haryana Manohar Lal.

Once the foundation stone was laid, the Chief Minister of Haryana addressed the Veterans Rally where it was assured to the veterans that the houses under this programme will be offered at very reasonable rates. During the rally the Chief of Army Staff also mentioned that they were planning another such dwelling project in Karnal for which the Chief Minster has already granted permission and has also given land.

In Haryana there will be 500 dwelling units constructed for the veterans. Earlier the plan was to construct 400 houses, but later it was increased to 500 units.

In the event it was also announced that there will be an education complex set up for which the Haryana government will be providing land at Sonepat. Along with these there are many more welfare projects that are being planned, is was the Chief Minster said.

At the same event there were also other activities conducted. There were a number of stalls that were put up at the venue, which catered to the needs of the ‘Veer Senanis’. This was basically a place where the Veterans could talk about their issues to a Joint Forum of Indian Army and Civil Agencies. Along with this there was a medical camp that was set up which saw the participation of many Medical specialists.

  • The Jai Jawan Awaz Yojana (JJAY)

The JJAY is a programme under which the government has said to provide houses or dwelling units to the serving and retired Personnel below Officer Ranks (PBOR) and widows of deceased PBORs at a reasonably low cost.

Below listed table elaborate some unknown facts about Jai Jawan Awas Yojana with brief information.

S.No Things need to know about Jai Jawan Awas Yojana Detailed Explanation
1 What is Jai jawan Awas Yojana? Jai Jawan Awas Yojana (JJAY) is a project which is planned and executed by Army Welfare Housing Organization. In order to provide housing facilities for retired/servicing army personnel and also for army widows
2 What type of Houses are Planned to construct under Jai Jawan Awas Yojana? As per the recent statement released by army personnel’s, it is planned to construct Low Cost housing in Haryana for army personnel’s in memorial of Late Major Rajiv Joon who died in Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir while fighting with militants
3 Where was the latest Jai Jawan Awas Yojana Foundation Held? In recent, Haryana state government along with Army Welfare Housing Organization in combine started the project. State Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Laid foundation.
4 Whether Jai Jawan Awas Yojana will be available in other states? Yes! As per the policy of Army Welfare Housing Organization, housing project for army personnel will be carried out in selected station across the nation.
5 Whether Army personal requires paying any amount for availing the housing facilities? Yes! All applicants must pay reasonable amount which includes the cost of land, construction and also registration fees.

Under this programme the cost of the houses are at a range of Rs8 lakhs to 12 lakhs. As the constructions of the houses are under progress, the houses are being allotted to the retired officers and widows of the PBORs and to the other eligible candidates of the scheme.

  • How to apply?

For applying the officers or the widow of an officer will have to fill an application form which is available in AWHO Master Brochure. To get access to the brochure, one needs to send a demand draft of Rs100 in favor of MD AWHO payable at New Delhi. Otherwise one can also collect the form from any of the project office with a cash payment of Rs50. The form is also available at www.awhosena.in which can be downloaded.

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