Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said budget allocated for Panchayats has been increased to more than two lakh crore rupees after 2014 which was earlier less than 70,000 crores rupees. Addressing people in Reva, Madhya Pradesh, on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day celebrations, Mr Modi said, government is constantly working to strengthen the Panchayati Raj system in the country.
Mr Modi said whichever schemes the government has made to make life easier for rural India, Panchayats are realizing them on the ground with full dedication. Prime minister said, before 2014, 6000 Panchayat Ghar were built but 30,000 new Panchayat Ghar have been constructed in the last 8 years.
He said, a roof over every head, a home for every poor as PM AwasYojana is bringing the dream of owning a house to millions of Indians, creating a better tomorrow for families across the nation.
Prime Minister laid the foundation stone and inaugurated projects worth more than 17 thousand crores. He also virtually attended the house warming ceremony of 4 lakh 11 thousand beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.