Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that Uttar Pradesh has got a new identity and a new flight in the last four years due to the central government schemes and the activism of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's government. After releasing financial assistance amounting to about Rs 2691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries of Uttar Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana, Prime Minister in his address Yogi government to implement development schemes at a fast pace and to tighten criminals and rioters. Highly appreciated In this event organized through video conference, the Prime Minister released the financial assistance to millions of beneficiaries of the scheme by pressing the button of remote control.
Prime Minister interacted with the beneficiaries of the scheme
On this occasion, the Prime Minister also interacted with the beneficiaries of the scheme and wished them a new house. Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandi Ben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also attended the event. The Prime Minister said that the scheme started in 2016 has started changing the picture of the country's village and his government is trying to reduce the difference between the village and the city in basic amenities.
The state got a new identity with the activeness of the Yogi government
He said, "Life should be as easy for the common man in the village as it is in the big cities. The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is also being linked to basic facilities like toilets, electricity and water. Identity has also been received and new flights have also been found. He said, "Strict control of criminals and rioters on one hand and law and order control on the other side. On one hand, many expressways are running fast, on the other, large institutions like AIIMS. Meerut expressway will accelerate development in Uttar Pradesh over the Bundelkhand Ganga Expressway from. ''
He attacked earlier said the Socialist government
The Prime Minister said that this is the reason that big companies are coming to Uttar Pradesh today and avenues are being opened for small and small industries as well. Taking a dig at the erstwhile Samajwadi government of Uttar Pradesh for hila hawali in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana, Modi said that earlier the poor did not believe that the government could also help in building a house. He said, "The earlier housing schemes and the level of houses built under it are also not hidden from anyone. The mistake was due to wrong policies, but the poor had to suffer in the name of destiny. "
5.30 lakh beneficiaries released first and 80 thousand beneficiaries second installment
He said, "I remember how much trouble we had when we started this scheme in 2016. The government which was earlier was written many times by the Government of India. But she kept ignoring it. Even today, the poor of Uttar Pradesh are not forgotten by that government. ”He said that due to the government of Yogi Adityanath, the pace of work of housing scheme here has also changed and the method has also changed. He said, "Today about 22 lakh rural houses are to be built in Uttar Pradesh. Of these, 21.5 lakh houses have also been approved to be built. ”Financial assistance released by the Prime Minister on Wednesday included the first installment to 5.30 lakh beneficiaries and the second installment to 80 thousand beneficiaries. These 80 thousand beneficiaries have taken advantage of the first installment.
Till date, 1.26 crore houses built across the country under PM Awas Yojana
Prime Minister Modi called for a pucca house for all by 2022. In this context, the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana was started in the year 2016. So far, 1.26 crore houses have been built under this scheme across the country. Under this scheme, the central government provides financial assistance to the economically weaker sections of the rural areas to build their own pucca house and to repair the old house. The Central Government provides financial assistance of Rs. 1,20,000 for construction of a pucca house on flat land while Rs. 1,30,000 for construction of a pucca house in hilly areas.
Beneficiaries get benefits of these schemes
In addition to the amount of assistance to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana, assistance in the form of wages of unskilled laborers under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) and construction of toilets from Swachh Bharat Mission Rural or any other source of Rs. Assistance is given. The scheme also provides for several programs of the Government of India, State Government and Union Territories and for providing clean drinking water under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, LPG connection, electricity connection and Jal Jeevan Mission.