This week in India Loud & Clear we visit the country’s flagship housing scheme to see how close India is to pucca houses for all.
Is the government able to address the housing needs of millions of Indians? A dream scheme to provide 'Housing for all'
India is the country of massively and ambitious development programs. We would all live in Mr. and Mrs. Perfect Country if these schemes were realized. But is this government able to address the housing needs of millions of Indians? How is PM Modi’s housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana doing? India Loud & Clear is a weekly news show produced by Video Volunteers, the media organization by and for Community Correspondents. We bring you no breaking news, no sensation -- only community voices. Loud & Clear.
Stories from Community Correspondent, Anita Bharti (Uttar Pradesh), Uttar Dinajpur (Odisha) and Kalpana Jawade (Maharastra)
Video produced by Jack Leenaars.
In the Katihar district of Bihar state, 60 families are staying in shanties next to the State Highway. But they have to be relocated, because of the Highway expansion project, and that is the issue.
Goreti Kujur, a video journalist for Video Volunteers from Jharkhand, is quite popular in her neighborhood. The villagers, especially women, approach her when they have issues with availing government schemes.