Modi virtually lays the foundation for six ‘Light House Projects’
05 Feb 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of six ‘Light House Projects (LHPs) via video conference on January 1, 2021. The foundation for these projects was laid in Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Rajkot (Gujarat), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Agartala (Tripura) and Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) as part of the Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC).
About 1,000 houses in each of these cities will be constructed in a year, using six distinct technologies from a basket of 54 technologies that were identified, evaluated and shortlisted through the challenge process under GHTC-India 2019 as proven alternative and innovative technologies. These LHPs will aid in the mass use of these technologies that will help bring speed, sustainability, quality and d