The Prime Minister has given his consent to launch the ambitious Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban (Rural-Urban) mission from Dongargarh in Chhattisgarh on February 21, a press release issued by the state government said.
PM Modi will also lay foundation stones for housing-for-all scheme and electronic manufacturing cluster. He will also inaugurate a jungle safari, it said.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, who met PM Modi here, said the Prime Minister will launch the mission in the presence of villagers, representatives from self help groups and panchayati raj institutions.
The Chief Minister said that rural and urban areas will be developed into clusters for implementation of development schemes under Rurban mission, the release said.
The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for housing scheme in Naya Raipur. Under the scheme, 40,000 EWS and LIG houses will be constructed towards achieving the target of housing for all by 2022 under 'Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana'.


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