Uttarakhand Homestay Scheme

Deendayal Upadhyaya Grah Awas Yojna  has been started by the Government of Uttarakhand for the well being of the local people along with providing unprecedented experience to the domestic and foreign tourists visiting Uttarakhand. Now you can improve your financial condition by using your home as a resting place for tourists.

Check Uttarakahnd Home Stay Scheme, details, how to apply, benefits and subsidies

 Objective of the Home Stay scheme:

  • To improve their economic condition by providing self-employment to the local people.
  • To introduce tourists to the state's cuisine, culture, historical heritage and traditional / Pahari style.
  • Stop migration from the state by creating local employment.
  • Target to develop 5000 home stays under Vision 2020.

Benefits of the homestay scheme

  • State assistance will also be provided to the eligible applicants for taking loan from the bank for setting up the home stay / renovation of the house.
  • The amount of SGST will be reimbursed by the department for the first three years on the income received from the home stay.
  • A separate website and mobile app will be developed for the promotion of the scheme.
  • Homestay operators will be given hospitality training.
  • Reimbursement of charges payable on bond deed against sanction of business loan to the extent of thirty lakh rupees.
  • Upgradation, furnishing, maintenance in old buildings and construction of new toilets to the extent of Rs. 2 lakh will not require land-change.

Uttarakhand Home Stay Scheme Aid:

  • For plain districts, 25 percent of the cost or maximum Rs 7.50 lakh basic subsidy and maximum interest subsidy benefit of Rs 1.00 lakh / year for five years.
  • For hilly districts, 33 percent of the cost or maximum Rs 10.00 lakh basic subsidy and maximum interest subsidy of Rs. 1.50 lakh / year for five years.


 Scheme Terms and Conditions

  • The landlord is physically residing in the building with his/her family.
  • It will be mandatory to register your building under the home stay scheme.
  • 1 to 6 rooms can be arranged for tourists.
  • This scheme will be applicable in the entire state except the municipal area.
  • Preference to buildings constructed/developed in traditional/hill style.


Disclaimer: We have provided the best possible information for Uttarakhand Home Stay Scheme/Yojna. The above details can be changed by official authorities. We recommend you to check official website and department for more information on Deendayal Grah Awas Yojna.

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