Guwahati News Desk: In the “All India Mayors’ Conference” held virtually, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and addressed the ‘New Urban India’ theme on Friday.
According to a release by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the All India Mayors’ Conference was organised by the Department of Urban Development of Uttar Pradesh in Varanasi.
In addition, the conference was attended by mayors from various states across the country.
Referring to the initiatives taken by the CM, the PMO said in a release, “It has been the constant endeavour of the Prime Minister to ensure ease of living in urban areas. The government has launched multiple schemes and initiatives to address the issues of dilapidated urban infrastructure and lack of amenities. A special focus of these efforts has been the state of Uttar Pradesh, which has witnessed tremendous progress and transformation of the urban landscape, especially in the last five years.”
The release also added that an exhibition is being organized starting from December 17 upto 19, to showcase the key achievements of the Government of India and the Government of Uttar Pradesh in the sphere of urban development.
Moreover, PM Modi has been holding several meetings with ministers, chief ministers and other leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during the winter session of Parliament, and months ahead of assembly elections in some states.