Updated June 10th, 2024 at 23:47 IST

BREAKING | Rural Poor in Focus as Modi 3.0 Holds First Cabinet Meet: Key Takeaways

PM Modi-led cabinet has decided to provide assistance for constructing three crore rural, urban houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

Reported by: Digital Desk
PM Modi-led cabinet has decided to provide assistance for constructing three crore rural, urban houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. | Image:'X'
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New Delhi: With rural poor in focus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led council of ministers held its first cabinet meeting on Monday, during which the newly-formed government decided to provide assistance for constructing three crore additional rural and urban houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

Here are the key takeaways from Modi 3.0's first Cabinet Meeting:

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  • The central government will provide assistance to three crore additional rural and urban households for the construction of houses, to meet the housing requirements arising out of the increase in the number of eligible families under the PMAY.
  • The government is implementing PMAY since 2015-16 to provide assistance to the eligible rural and urban households for construction of houses with basic amenities. 
  • Under PMAY, a total of 4.21 crore houses have been built for the eligible poor families under the housing schemes in the last 10 years.
  • All the houses constructed under the PMAY are provided with the basic amenities including toilets, LPG connection, electricity connection, functional taps etc. through convergence with other schemes of both central and state governments.

This was the first meeting of the Union Cabinet of Modi 3.0 government held at the Prime Minister's 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence. The meeting was attended by ministers of all allies of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

 

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Published June 10th, 2024 at 18:21 IST