Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik urged prime minister Narendra Modi to include about 6 lakh identified eligible households of Odisha under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin for the districts not affected by Cyclone Fani. These districts are predominantly tribal districts and cover KBK districts.
The chief minister, while thanking PM for allotting 8.17 lakh PMAY (G) houses, urged to direct the ministry of rural development, to open Aawaas+ window for the entire State for one month, to migrate data of identified eligible households, citing that it will be a pragmatic step towards achieving ‘Safe housing for all’.