Govt working on making housing sector corruption free says PM

New Delhi: With PM Narendra Modi’s term soon to come to an end, the party is all set in strategizing vote banks for the next coming elections.

The new scheme implemented to garner vote banks is the latest development in the housing sector where the government has been working to free the housing sector from corruption, PTI reported.

While addressing the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) through video conference, PM Modi on Tuesday said: “We have been working to free the housing sector from middlemen, corruption and ensuring that the beneficiaries get their own home without hassles.”

The Prime Minister added use of latest technology in the field is ensuring faster construction of houses for the poor in rural and urban areas at affordable cost.

Latest technology is implemented in the housing sector and “this is enabling faster construction of affordable houses for the poor in towns and villages,”
Prime Minister said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi further added the focus is to ensure more women, ‘divyang’ (differently abled), people from different castes such as SC, ST, OBC and minority communities get access to housing.

“PMAY is linked with dignity of our citizens. Due to PMAY, there are employment opportunities being created for the people. At the same time, we are working on skill development to enable faster and better quality construction of the houses,” he said.

The Prime Minister has been interacting with beneficiaries of various central schemes lately.