Modi 3.0 cabinet unveils plan to construct 3 crore houses in first meeting

Amidst anticipation following the swearing-in ceremony held at the Rastrapati Bhavan, newly appointed ministers commenced their duties by assembling at the prime minister's residence.

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Modi 3.0: In its inaugural session, the Union Cabinet under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi sanctioned the allocation of resources for the construction of an additional 3 crore rural and urban households as part of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. The decision emerged from the maiden meeting of the Cabinet of Narendra Modi 3.0, convened at the official residence located at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg.

PM Modi 3.0 takes charge

Amidst anticipation following the swearing-in ceremony held at the Rastrapati Bhavan, newly appointed ministers commenced their duties by assembling at the prime minister's residence around 5 PM to participate in the pivotal meeting. Notably, the agenda proceeded despite the pending announcement of ministerial portfolios by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In today's Cabinet meeting, it was decided to extend assistance to an additional three crore rural and urban households to address the growing need for housing, stated officials. 

GOI focuses on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana 

The Government of India has been implementing the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) since 2015-16 to provide support to eligible rural and urban families in constructing homes with essential amenities. 

Over the past decade, a total of 4.21 crore houses have been completed for deserving low-income families through various housing schemes. All houses constructed under PMAY receive essential facilities such as household toilets, LPG connections, electricity, and functional household tap connections, achieved through collaboration with central and state government initiatives.

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