ICT Enabled Implementation of Rural Housing Scheme for Sustainable Rural Development

  • Prasant Kumar
  • Prashant Mittal
  • Ajay MoreEmail author
  • Bushra Ahmed
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1077)


Digital Technology is a prominent aspect of e-governance for delivering government projects. The government schemes are now getting re-engineered to develop a modern, authentic, and informative platform for public delivery-based transparency, efficiency, and accountability. Accordingly, the focus of the Government has now shifted to the automation of internal operations of government organizations. Nowadays the development of any country can be judged by the spread of e-governance in that country as it points toward the ease of doing business and/or increased efficiency. This monograph is an overview of methodologies and progress of the various existing models of information and communication technology (ICT) use for broad-based development and economic growth specifically in the rural sector of India. The focus is chiefly on rural housing scheme which is currently running under Prime Minister’s “Housing for All” vision. The rural population of India accounts for 70 percent of the total population and need crucial attention, thus several policies are embarked through digitalization. We firmly believe, greater attention is required in the rural housing sector as India has a predicament situation with an estimated shortage of around 30 million houses. Apart from those who are assured to be covered under this scheme by the year 2022. The new experience being shared is 360 degrees oriented, evidence-based and contemporary technology-centric one. The motto of this ICT solution has been “Right Benefit to the Right Beneficiary at the Right Time.”


E-governance enabled rural housing Rural infrastructure Housing for all Digitalizing rural development Pradhan mantri awaas yojana-gramin (PMAY-G) ICT in rural development AwaasSoft Direct benefit transfer scheme (DBTS) Evidence-based monitoring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prasant Kumar
    • 1
  • Prashant Mittal
    • 2
  • Ajay More
    • 2
    Email author
  • Bushra Ahmed
    • 1
  1. 1.Ministry of Rural Development, Government of IndiaNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.National Informatics Centre, Government of IndiaNew DelhiIndia

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