President Ram Nath Kovind, on Monday, said that more than 93 lakh houses have been constructed by the Government in last three and a half years.
While addressing to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament he said, “Over the last three and a half years, more than 93 lakh houses have been constructed by the Government in rural and urban areas.”
Further, he added, “With a sensitive approach towards providing housing with an availability of water-electricity-toilet facility to all, my Government is targeting to provide a house to every poor and homeless household by the year 2022.”
To develop the infrastructure and to build houses by 2022, the housing and urban affairs ministry has implemented various schemes for Urban and Rural areas.
“Under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban’, interest subvention of 6 percent is being provided to the poor. In addition, for the first time, two new schemes have been launched keeping the middle class in mind,” Kovind, said.
He also spoke about various sectors, Metro Rail Policy, Internal security of the country, GDP growth, Investment, etc.