Modi to inaugurate All India Mayors’ Conference on Friday
New Delhi, December 16, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and address via video conference the All India Mayors’ Conference at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.
The conference is being organised by the Department of Urban Development of the Uttar Pradesh government on the theme “New Urban India”.
"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," an official press release said.
An exhibition is also being organized from December 17-19 to showcase the key achievements of the Government of India and the Government of Uttar Pradesh in the sphere of urban development.
The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and the Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs will also be present on the occasion, the release added.