Ahmedabad: On Thursday, while addressing villagers in Gujarat’s Valsad town, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about his dream that he wants every Indian to own a house for himself till 2022.

“Till now, we have only heard about politicians getting their own homes. Now, we are hearing about the poor getting their own homes,” Modi told a gathering at Jujwa village in Gujarat’s Valsad town.

As per the sources, the event at Jujwa village was attended by a large gathering of beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin). Beneficiaries across 26 districts of the state were provided with more than 100,000 houses. Our sources also reported that the beneficiaries in several districts who were unable to attend the event were connected through a video link to the main event and were addressed by the Prime Minister.

PM Modi at the event said that the benefeciaries were awarded with homes under PMAY as there are no middlemen in the yojna, he also added that, “It is my dream, it is our endeavour to ensure that every Indian has his own house by 2022.”

Besides this, various certificates and employment letters were also distributed by PM Modi to some of the beneficiaries under various development schemes, including Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Gramodaya Yojana and National Rural Livelihood Mission. Appoinemnt letters and mini-ATMs were also distributed to women bank correspondents as well.

Apart from addressing a mass gathering of beneficiares of the schemes and distributing employment letters, PM Modi inaugurated various projects in Junagadh district. These included a government hospital, a milk processing plant and some buildings of the Junagadh Agriculture University.

Amidst this Modi announced that constant efforts are being made by the government in order to supply the adequate amount of water to each and every part of the state. “We are also working towards water conservation,” he added.

Our sources reported that PM Modi  at the event also talked about the Jan Aushadhi Yojana. Under this Yojna medicines will be provided at cheaper rates through newly opened pharma and chemist stores. “It is important that the poor and the middle class gets access to affordable medicines,” he added.