A Kudumbashree woman from Kerala received a golden opportunity to converse with the Prime Minister of India. It was Smt. Shiji from Kozhikode district of Kerala who received the golden opportunity to interact with Shri. Narendra Modi, Honorable Prime Minister, Government of India. The meeting with the Prime Minister was held at Jupiter Auditorium, Lucknow on 28 July 2018. She shared her experiences with the Prime Minister in her mother tongue, Malayalam language.Smt. Shiji was the only person who received the invitation for participating in the programme from Kerala which was organised for the Prime Minister to have a talk with the beneficiaries whose house construction was completed under the first phase of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
Shiji told the Prime Minister that building a house was her dream and now she is happy and content that it has become a reality through Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). As Shiji told the Prime Minister that she doesn't know Hindi language, he asked her to continue the same in her mother tongue. 35 PMAY beneficiaries from different states across the country also attended the programme and interacted with the Prime Minister.