Live Updates: PM Modi In Gujarat, Addresses Beneficiaries Of Central Schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Gujarat today and is inaugurating several projects and participating in programmes

Live Updates: PM Modi In Gujarat, Addresses Beneficiaries Of Central Schemes

PM Narendra Modi will open several programmes in Gujarat today (File)

Ahmedabad:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Gujarat today and is inaugurating several projects and participating in programmes. At a public meeting at Jujwa village of Valsad district, PM Modi saw the collective, e-Gruhpravesh, and beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin), a flagship scheme of the government that seeks "housing for all". Over a lakh homes have been built in the state under this scheme, and the beneficiaries in 26 districts will get a reason to celebrate soon, a statement said. At Valsad, beneficiaries from five districts of south Gujarat -- Valsad, Navsari, Tapi, Surat and Dangs -- will gather, while at the remaining districts, collective "Gruh-Pravesh" will be celebrated at the block level. Later, PM Modi will deliver the convocation address of the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University at Gandhinagar before attending a meeting of the Somnath Trust.

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Aug 23, 2018 13:44 (IST)
"Providing over 1 lakh houses to them before the occasion of Rakshabandhan is really a satisfying moment for me," he added.
Aug 23, 2018 13:44 (IST)

The one lakh houses given away to women under the flagship Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (rural) scheme in Gujarat's Valsad district is a Rakshabandhan gift, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. At an event in Jujwa village, PM Modi also spoke on video to women across 26 districts who are the beneficiaries of these houses.

Aug 23, 2018 13:00 (IST)
"I dream of every family having a home by 2022 when the country will celebrate 75 years of Independence," PM Modi said in Gujarat.
Aug 23, 2018 10:13 (IST)
Later in the evening, PM Modi will deliver the convocation address of the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University at Gandhinagar before attending a meeting of the Somnath Trust in Gandhinagar.
Aug 23, 2018 10:13 (IST)
PM Modi will visit Junagadh to inaugurate several development projects, including a government civil hospital, 13 projects of Junagadh Municipal Corporation and a milk processing plant at Khokharda.
Aug 23, 2018 10:13 (IST)
PM Modi will also distribute appointment letters and mini-ATMs to women bank correspondents.
Aug 23, 2018 10:12 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will distribute certificates and employment letters to select beneficiaries under various development schemes, including Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Gramodaya Yojana and National Rural Livelihood Mission.