Thanks to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) that a woman in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir has her own house after spending 12 years in a tent. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 26, 2014 promised to provide basic amenities like shelters, toilets and electricity to the deprived citizens of the nation.
The Modi-led government on November 20, 2016 launched Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G). The Yojana was aimed at providing “Housing For All”. On Thursday, PMAY fulfilled wishes of Zareena Bibi a resident of Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir by constructing a pucca house for her. Zareena Bibi conveyed her gratitude to the government and the PMAY initiative for providing her a pucca shelter. She said, ‘I thank govt for giving me a roof over my head.’
According to her neighbours, Zareena Bibi, after her husband’s death, had to move out of her house and was living in a tent for the past 10-12 years. The neighbours expressed their gratitude and said that they were happy for her as she would again get to live in a house of her own.