Hardeep Singh Puri addresses 5th Anniversary of PMAY, SCM and AMRUT online
Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), while addressing a webinar organised on the occasion of 5th Anniversary of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Smart Cities Mission (SCM), and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), said, “India has undertaken one of the most comprehensive planned urbanization programmes in the history of the world. The vision of our Prime Minister of a New India is closely intertwined with our flagship programme achievements. On May 12, 2020, Prime Minister launched the ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ which focuses on providing relief as well as help to farmers, cottage industries, home industry, small-scale industries, MSMEs — which are the means of livelihood for crores of people who were adversely impacted by the lockdown measures.”
Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) was also present at the occasion. The webinar was organised by the Ministry to celebrate the achievements and boost implementations of the urban missions.
Joint Secretaries and Mission Directors of AMRUT, SCM, PMAY-U, Principal Secretaries (Urban Development) of State Government and UTs, State Mission Directors, Municipal Commissioners/CEOs of Smart Cities, representatives of partner agencies / Bilateral / Multilateral Institutions and other key stakeholders also participated in the webinar.