BJP opposes UPA over welfare scheme, says PM’s housing scheme empowers women

In a bid to tackle the opposition during the UPA’s 60 years versus the Modi government’s eight-year term, the BJP has organized a fortnightly ‘Social Justice Pakhwada’ from its founding day on April 6 to highlight the central government’s welfare schemes for housing and spread awareness. , Free grain and health.

Under the Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme, the government has built 2.5 crore houses in eight years, compared to 3.26 crore housing units in the 60 years of the UPA-led Congress rule. The BJP government aims to build one crore more houses.

The cost of building a house by previous governments was Rs 70,000, which was Rs 1.20 lakh on the plains and Rs 1.30 lakh on the hills.

In addition, LED bulbs, toilets and MNREGA and free cylinders have also contributed to making life easier for the poor, says a senior leader.

Union Minister Giriraj Singh said the “Housing for All” program has many dimensions.

“Previous governments produced 11.21 lakh units per year whereas Modi government produced 36 lakh units per year,” Singh said.

In 2014, 2.35 crore women were associated with self-help groups and now 8.20 crore. “The goal is to empower women, and the Modi government is working towards that,” Singh said.

On April 14, BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, PM Modi asked BJP MPs to reach out to the poorest and disadvantaged sections of society to highlight the government’s welfare projects at the BJP parliamentary session last week.

The meeting was attended by top leaders of the party including BJP national president JP Nadda, home minister Amit Shah, defense minister Rajnath Singh and parliamentary affairs minister Prahlad Joshi.

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