PM Narendra Modi will visit Lucknow today to inaugurate 'Azadi@75 - New Urban India: Transforming Urban Landscape' Conference-cum-Expo at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan. The Prime Minister will inaugurate the conference-cum-expo at 10.30 AM and will unveil 75 urban development projects in Uttar Pradesh. This is the third visit of the PM to the state in recent times and is considered to be a ground for launching UP Election campaign.
"The Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of 75 Urban Development Projects of Uttar Pradesh under Smart Cities Mission and AMRUT," an official release said. He will digitally hand over keys of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U) houses to 75,000 beneficiaries in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh and will also interact virtually with beneficiaries of the scheme of Uttar Pradesh. He will flag off 75 buses under FAME-II for seven cities including Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur, Jhansi and Ghaziabad.
The Prime Minister will also release a Coffee Table Book encompassing 75 projects implemented under various flagship missions of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The Prime Minister will also walk through the three exhibitions being set up in the Expo and announce the setting up of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chair in Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), Lucknow.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Housing & Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri, along with Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath will also brace the occasion.
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