The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will visit Gujarat on 23rd August, 2018. At a large public meeting in Jujwa village of Valsad district, the Prime Minister will witness the collective e-Gruhpravesh of beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) – a flagship scheme of the Union Government which envisions “Housing for All.”
More than one lakh houses have been completed in the State of Gujarat. Beneficiaries of these houses will celebrate collective Gruh-Pravesh across 26 districts. At Valsad, beneficiaries from five districts of South Gujarat – namely Valsad, Navsari, Tapi, Surat and Dangs will gather. At the remaining districts, collective Gruh-Pravesh will be celebrated at the block level. Beneficiaries in these districts will be suitably connected through a video link to the main event in Valsad. A total of more than 2 lakh people are expected to be connected with the event.
At the same event, the Prime Minister will distribute certificates and employment letters etc to select beneficiaries under various development schemes, including Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Gramodaya Yojana and National Rural Livelihood Mission. He will distribute appointment letters and mini-ATMs to women bank correspondents. He will also address the gathering.
At Junagadh, the Prime Minister will inaugurate several development projects. These include a Government Civil Hospital at Junagadh; 13 projects of Junagadh Municipal Corporation; and a milk processing plant at Khokharda. He will also address the gathering.
The Prime Minister will deliver the Convocation Address of the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, at Gandhinagar. He will attend a meeting of the Somnath Trust in Gandhinagar, before returning to Delhi.