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On the first day of New Year, Prime Minister Modi lays the foundation stone for the Light House project


Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually laid the foundation stone for Light House Projects (LHP) on Friday within the framework of the Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC) -India, conceptualized by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The project aims to identify and incorporate several innovative technologies from around the world that are sustainable and resistant to disasters.

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Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi tweeted: “On the first day of 2021, you will be participating in a program aimed at transforming India’s urban landscape. It will lay the foundation stone for Light House Projects and distribute the PMAY (Urban) and ASHA-India awards. Join Live at 11 a.m. M. “Under the project, LHPs will be built in Agartala, Lucknow, Indore, Rajkot, Chennai and Ranchi, and each location will receive more than 1,000 houses for the Economically Weakest Sections (EWS). The construction period is one maximum of 12 months from the date these sites are delivered to the building agency after all legal approvals.

Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and senior ministers from Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, respectively, also addressed the meeting.

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