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Five crore houses to be built for the poor by 2022: PM

Published On : 21 Feb 2016


Naya Raipur, Feb 21 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said five crore houses will be built for the poor by 2022 as he laid the foundation stone of 'Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana' here

He stressed on the need for skill development and asked the youth to be job creators

Modi said that years after Independence, there are still five crore families in the country who don't have a house for themselves

"Two crore of them are in the cities and three crore of them are in the villages. Every Indian should think what kind of India they want in 2022, when India will celebrate 75 years of Independence," he said

He said that the Centre and the state governments will work together to ensure that five crore houses are built by 2022 for the poor

"This is not an infrastructure project. This is a project being undertaken to strengthen the dreams of the poor," the Prime Minister said

He said that the initiative will create a lot of jobs as sale of building materials like cement, bricks and others will increase

He also spoke about skill development initiatives taken by the Chhattisgarh government and said, "Only talking about demographic dividend won't do."

"Our youth must have skills and must be job creators," he said

"Skill development brings so many opportunities for the youth. 'Mudra Yojana' is creating new entrepreneurs and helping existing ones grow," he said

Modi said for economic progress, there is the private and public sector, "but the third and crucial one that I am attaching importance to is personal sector, where every person becomes an entrepreneur.







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