District collector Alok Kumar Singh and other senior officials inspecting venue for programme in Dhar on Wednesday
District collector Alok Kumar Singh and other senior officials inspecting venue for programme in Dhar on Wednesday
FPNS

DHAR: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that nearly 1.25 lakh families of the state will be provided with houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas and a griha pravesh programme will be organised for them under Mission Gramodaya on Thursday.

This main programme of Mission Gramodaya will be held in Uday Ranjan Club premises at Dhar district headquarters at 11 am in the presence of chief minister Chouhan.

The cost of these 1.25 lakh houses is Rs 1,562 crores. In addition to this, more than 10 thousand 500 community construction works of Rural Development Department will also be dedicated. These include 6 thousand community cleanliness complexes, 2 thousand sports grounds, 2 thousand shanti dhams and 634 panchayat buildings.

Union home minister Amit Shah and rural development minister Narendra Singh Tomar will be virtual participants in this Mission Gramodaya programme. Panchayat and rural development minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia and minister of state Ramkhelavan Patel will also take part in the programme.

Chief minister Chouhan informed that this is the second major event in which griha pravesh of so many people will be organized in the state.

Earlier on September 12, 1 lakh 75 thousand beneficiaries of Madhya Pradesh took part in a griha pravesh programme in the presence of prime minister Narendra Modi. These houses were constructed for poor families under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana during the Corona period. In Madhya Pradesh, more than 3 lakh houses have been constructed while dealing with the challenges of the Corona period.

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