Inaugurated the second phase of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna at a cost of Rs. 749.52 crore in the urban areas of the state. After laying the foundation stone of the Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme at Chakitup in Nagaon city, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister for Water Resources, Keshab Mahanta, attended the meeting at Khagen Mahant Auditorium. On the occasion the Chief Minister will distribute the first installment of cheque among the beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna at this meeting at Khagen Mahant Auditorium, Nagaon.
It is to be noted that under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, the construction of 25,000 houses in the urban areas will begin within the next one month, said Neeraj Burmai, Principal Secretary, Urban Development Department.