PM Modi in UP:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over houses to 75000 beneficiaries of 'Pradhan Mantri Awas Shahari Yojana' (PMAY) through digital mode on the occasion of a three-day conclave organized on the theme of New Urban India in Lucknow on Tuesday. PM Modi started this program organized at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in the capital. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri were also present on this occasion.
PM Modi also visited the exhibition based on modern housing technologies put up at the Conclave-cum-Expo on the occasion. The PMAY program has been organized under the joint aegis of the Urban Development Department of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Uttar Pradesh.
Under the Smart City Mission, Prime Minister Modi visited Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagraj, Saharanpur, Moradabad, and Ayodhya with Integrated Command and Control Centers, Intelligent Traffic Management System and Urban Infrastructure and various cities of the state under AMRUT Mission. During this, PM Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 75 development projects worth Rs 4,737 crore for drinking water and sewerage constructed by Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam.