Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in a programme – ‘Grih Pravesh’ organised under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) in Madhya Pradesh, through video conference. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan also participated in the event.
He inaugurated 1.75 lakh houses built in Madhya Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural).
PM Modi said” “Your celebrations this Diwali, and on other festivals will be at another level. Had it not been for the corona phase, your Pradhan Sevak (PM Modi) would have been amidst you in this hour of celebration.”
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 12, 2020
Modi had on Friday said that this is an important step in achieving the goal of providing houses to the poor by 2022.
“This is another important step in achieving the target of giving a house to every family in the country by 2022. These houses built under PM Awas Yojana-Gramin are proof that the corona pandemic too could not stop the development works,” PM Modi posted on Twitter.
The PMAY is a housing initiative of the Government of India launched in 2015 to provide affordable housing to the urban and the rural poor. The target of PMAY is to build 20 million affordable houses by March 2022.