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PM Modi to launch projects worth Rs 60,000 crores in Lucknow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will launch various projects worth Rs 60, 000 crore at the ground-breaking ceremony in Lucknow.

The ceremony will mark the implementation of 80 out of the 1,045 Memorandums of Understandings (MoUs) signed at the Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit, held earlier in 2018.

The projects, which will be launched today, will create around 2.1 lakh job opportunity in the state.

The ceremony will be telecasted live at all the district headquarters.

On Saturday, the Prime Minister, who is on a two-day visit to the state capital, attended the concluding session of ‘Transforming Urban Landscape’ convention here.

Speaking at ‘Transforming Urban Landscape’, Prime Minister Modi had said that his government would build a system which will ensure ease of living, education, employment, economy and entertainment for the people of the nation.

The Prime Minister had also said that the pledge to make lives of Indians simple and comfortable has become stronger in the past few years.

“We are bound to build a system for future generations, where life is based on 5 Es: Ease of Living, Education, Employment, Economy and Entertainment,” the Prime Minister said.

“Our pledge to make lives of Indians simple and comfortable has become stronger after 3 years. We will give ‘pakka makaan’ to people who are poor and homeless,” he added.

The Prime Minister further underscored that his government would try to facilitate every Indian with an accommodation by the year 2022.

“By 2022 we will try to ensure that everyone has a house. In order to meet this target the government has approved 54 lakh houses in the cities and also provided more than 1 crore houses to people in villages,” he had said.