The Minister of Housing & Urban Development Hardeep Singh inaugurated the 48th Foundation Day of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) 25 April 2018. That HUDCO is playing an important role in taking financial inclusion forward in the country, as it is taking care of the housing finance needs of the economically deprived sections
Government has urged the Housing and Urban Development Corporation to expand its activities and cover a large number of stakeholders under its lending operations. Addressing an event organized to celebrate the 48th Foundation Day of HUDCO Urban Development minister Hardeep Singh Puri suggested that HUDCO may focus on the needs of aspirational districts thus helping in the balanced development across the country.
Puri later presented awards in various categories in the field of housing and infrastructure. These included the Best Practice Awards for improving the Living Environment, Design Awards, and best performance awards.