Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the Modi Government will provide a home to every citizen of the country by August 2022. He was speaking after the e-dedication of one kilometer long Railway overbridge at Shilaj in Ahmedabad today.
Mr. Shah said that the government is undertaking the rural and urban housing projects in such a way that everyone will get home by 15th August 2022. He said that the Modi government has already provided 10 crore units of affordable housing. He said that more than 13 crore poor families were provided LPG gas cylinders under the Prime Minister Ujjwala Yojana.
He said that the government has provided electricity to all villages in the country and now the focus is to provide drinking water to every household by 2022. The Home Minister said that the Government has decided to convert more than one lakh railway crossings in the country into overbridges or underpasses. This project has been taken up with State governments on a fifty-fifty per cent cost sharing basis.
Mr. Shah said that the Railways has also decided to do away with the unmanned railway crossings in the country by 2022. Mr. Shah, who represents the Gandhinagar Loksabha constituency, has thanked the Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel for taking care of his constituency. Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel also spoke on this occasion.