Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (August 4) shared a letter written to him by women in Delhi and said that he was overwhelmed to receive it. "Overwhelmed to receive letters from mothers and sisters of Kalkaji, Delhi, who have got pucca houses under the 'Jahan Jhuggi Wahi Makan' scheme," said the PM in his tweet.
"When the Foreign Minister @DrSJaishankar went there, the women handed over these letters to him, in which they expressed their happiness. She tells how through this scheme her years old dream has come true and life of the whole family has become easier. Many thanks to all of you for the letters! Our government will continue to work with the same commitment for the welfare of the poor," PM further said in his tweet.
Jahan Jhuggi Wahan Makan scheme
In March last year, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had said that ‘Jahan Jhuggi Wahan Makan' Scheme for in-situ slum rehabilitation will benefit more than 50 lakh people by offering pucca homes to those living in informal settlements in Delhi. 3 projects in Kalkaji, Jailorwala Bagh & Kathputli colony comprising 8,000 houses was already in progress. Now, the women who benefitted from the scheme wrote to the Prime Minister thanking him for receiving pucca houses.