Prime Minister launches affordable housing scheme for poor


Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his flagship housing scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojna’ in Agra on Sunday. Designed entirely for the rural masses, the ambitious scheme aims to provide affordable houses to all those living below the poverty line by the year 2022. In addition, the Prime Minister will distribute allotment letters to 50 beneficiaries of the scheme, which aims to provide about 3 crore new housing units countrywide. In light of next year’s assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi will also address a large gathering of the BJP supporters in the region.