The main programme was held in Lucknow where chief minister Yogi Adityanath presented keys of the houses to three beneficiaries of Kushinagar, Sonebhadra and Raebareli through video conferencing.
According to the press release issued by the office of the district magistrate, 5.71 lakh beneficiaries were given the houses on Wednesday which were constructed with a sum of Rs 6637.72 crore.
The CM, after presenting the keys to the beneficiaries, also interacted with them. He told them that it was PM Narendra Modi’s dream that there should be a roof over the head of homeless people. His dream turned into a reality on Wednesday when a large number of homeless people got the ownership of a house, the CM said.
In Kanpur, out of ten beneficiaries, three beneficiaries who got the houses under Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojana are Shankar Kumar, Babita and Pooja, all residents of Kewana gram panchayat under Chaubeypur development block.
Similarly, the seven beneficiaries who got the houses under the Prime Minister Avas Scheme are Rajkumari, wife of Ram Shankar, Rajeshwari, wife of Subedar, Babita, wife of Ram Sewak, Gunja, wife of Ram Narayan, Prabhawati, wife of Ram Lal, Raisun, wife of Nafees, Sushma, wife of Kanhaiya Lal, all belonging to Tikra gram panchayat of Kalyanpur development block.
According to the office of the district magistrate, the keys of 2,551 houses were presented to the beneficiaries of Kanpur district.