On Tuesday PM Narendra Modi said that his government is committed to the improvement of urban infrastructure and no stone will be left unturned to fulfill the dream of housing for all.
Modi tweeted, “Four years ago, today we started important initiatives PM Awas Yojana (U), AMRUT, Smart Cities with the aim of #TransformingUrbanLandscape in India. These initiatives have not only helped usher in a new paradigm of urban development but have also transformed crores of lives.”
In another tweet, he said, “These initiatives have seen record investment, speed, use of technology and public participation. We are committed to further improving urban infrastructure. No stone will be left unturned to fulfill the dream of Housing for All, which will give wings to crores of aspirations.”
Modi had launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to provide affordable housing to the urban poor.
The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) aims at the provision of basic civic amenities such as water, sewage system, urban transport, parks to improve the quality of life, especially for the poor and the deprived classes of the society.