Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will take part in a virtual ‘grih pravesh’ (housewarming) operate on Saturday for people who have built homes with assistance given under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
The chief minister had on September 8 transferred online a cumulative amount of Rs 102 crore, which was once the fourth and final installment of home finance, to 68,000 beneficiaries, officials said.
Chouhan had said that 17 lakh homes out of a complete of 20.30 lakh have been completed under the rural component of PMAY, and the target for 2019-20 was once to build six lakh homes, of which 3.45 lakh have been completed.
Those who could not get good thing about the scheme presently will be covered under the ‘Awas Plus’ scheme of PMAY, Chouhan added.
Throughout his interplay with some beneficiaries, Chouhan was once told by one Sushila Vishwakarma of Betul that she and her husband had built their home in 49 days on their own.
Dhar’s Gulab Singh and Gwalior’s Namdeo, both beneficiaries, thanked the government for assistance under the scheme because of which they now have homes of their own.
Extra Chief Secretary (Panchayat and Rural Development Branch) Manoj Shrivastava said PM Modi would interact with three beneficiaries all through the operate on Saturday.
(With inputs from PTI)