New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 'Azadi@75 - New Urban India: Transforming Urban Landscapes’ Conference-cum-Expo today in Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow.
The Prime Minister will inaugurate the conference at 10:30 am and will announce 75 urban development projects in Uttar Pradesh. An official statement said, "The Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for 75 urban development projects in Uttar Pradesh under the Smart Cities and AMRUT," an official release said."
He will digitally hand over keys to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U) home to 75,000 beneficiaries in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh and will also interact virtually with plan beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh.
75 buses will be assigned under FAME-II to seven cities, including Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur, Jhansi and Ghaziabad.
The occasion will be attended by the Federal Minister of Defense and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs of the Union along with the Governor of Uttar Pradesh and the Prime Minister.
The statement said that the conference exhibition is organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) from October 5 to 7 as part of the " Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav."
Its theme is transforming the urban landscape with a particular focus on the transformative changes that have taken place in Uttar Pradesh. All states/UTs will participate in the conference fair, which will help share experiences, commitment and direction for future work.
The Conference-cum-Expo will be open for the public for two days - on October 6 and 7.
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