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PM Modi to inaugurate conference-cum-expo on urban housing in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow

Since Assembly elections are due in Uttar Pradesh next year, PM Modi’s visit to the poll-bound state comes amid a tense situation in Lakhimpur Kheri following violence that has left nine persons killed.

PM Modi to inaugurate conference-cum-expo on urban housing in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow-dnm
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New Delhi, First Published Oct 4, 2021, 8:11 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate — New Urban India: Transforming Urban Landscape and a conference and exhibition at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Lucknow Uttar Pradesh on October 5 and also launch many development projects.

The Prime Minister will also be shown the master plan to develop Ayodhya.

The PMO said Modi will digitally hand over keys of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U) houses to 75,000 beneficiaries in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh and will also interact with them virtually.

According to officials in the state urban development department, the event will be divided into three components: national exhibition, exhibition of 75 innovative constructed technologies and exhibition on UP transforming urban landscape.

He will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for 75 projects worth 4,737 crores, flag off 75 electric buses in 10 smart cities of UP and release a table book of 75 successful projects.

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The number of the projects – 75 – has been chosen in sync with the current ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ being celebrated by the government on the 75th year of Indian Independence.

The entire visit is part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ programme.

Union Defence Minister, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister, along with Governor and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh will be present on the occasion.

The Conference-cum-Expo is being organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) from October 5 to 7, 2021 as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the PIB stated.

It is themed on transforming urban landscape with specific focus on the transformative changes brought about in Uttar Pradesh. All States/UTs will participate in the Conference-cum-Expo, which will help in experience sharing, commitment and direction for further action.

Since Assembly elections are due in Uttar Pradesh next year, PM Modi’s visit to the poll-bound state comes amid a tense situation in Lakhimpur Kheri following violence that has left nine persons killed.

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