The prime minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Avas Yojana at Naya Raipur, Chattisgarh. Modi unveiled the Satyasai statue and inaugurated the Shyamprasad Mukherjee National Rurban Mission. He regretted that two crore people in urban areas and three crore people in rural areas did not have houses. He promised 5 crore houses for them in 2022 on the occasion of 75th independence day. He called upon the youth to develop skills for employment.