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Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY)


Rajiv Awas Yojana is a new scheme under JNNURM aiming “Slum Free Cities” in India. Each State has to prepare a Slum-Free City Plan of Action (SFCPoA). The preparatory phase of Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) that is preparing SFCPoA has been launched by Kerala Government and Kudumbashree Mission has been nominated as State Level Nodal Agency.

Government of India had given sanction to prepare Slum-Free City Plan of Action for 5 Corporations (Trivandrum, Kollam, Kochi, Trichur and Kozhikode) of Kerala. At present the main work in Kudumbashree under RAY is Preparation of Slum Free City Plan by conducting detailed MIS based socio-economic survey, GIS based geo-referenced mapping including total station survey.

For further readings and more details


Government of India Guideline on RAY
Government of India Guideline on GIS-MIS data collection
Parameters to determine slums in Kerala
Contact details of RAY Cells in Corporations
Step by step methodology for SFCPoA
ULB User Manual for Slum Survey - MIS



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