In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today she said, there is no such scheme named as Swarna Jayanti Rajiv Awas Yojana. However, the Government has announced a new scheme called Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) for the slum dwellers and the urban poor. This scheme aims at providing support to States that are willing to provide property rights to slum dwellers.
The total amount earmarked for Rajiv Awas Yojana is Rs. 150 crore for the year 2009-10.