The official pointed out that the pilot phase – implemented in 2019 - targeted the poorest 375 villages.
Gad al-Karim pointed out that 96 percent of land plots required by the whole initiative have been made available by the concerned governmental entities.
Those live in low-income rural villages.
That is through the Ministry of Social Solidarity and civil associations to enhance the living conditions of beneficiaries.
Egyptians consume 18 million tons of wheat per annum, producing around half the quantity and importing the rest.
The total number of villages targeted by the initiative is 4,600 lying across 20 governorates.
The initiative aims to improve the standards of living, infrastructure, and services within Egypt’s lesser developed governorates.
Within "Decent Life" initiative, natural gas will be introduced in four million households located in 1,337 villages extending pipes over 16,000 kilometers.
The official elaborated that 94 percent of beneficiaries live in Upper Egypt.
The initiative is worth LE20 billion.
The project – worth LE500 million – covers 1,500 villages housing 50-55 million dwellers, who compose half of the Egyptian population.
El-Said described the launch as an addition to the ministry’s efforts to shift towards evidence-based planning, automating the process of preparing the plan, and following up on its implementation.
The assaults took place Sunday by 100 militants who were riding motorbikes.
Rady clarified that the first phase launching in January will consist of 1,381 villages across 22 governorates.
The initiative, which was launched in 2019 and has developed 375 villages, focuses on three aspects.
Those are located in 106 villages across 18 governorates.
The incident took place on Sunday, and legal measures are being taken with the arrested.
It has been reported that 15 people tested positive for the virus in the village, where a 24-hour curfew was imposed.
In a statement, Minya Governor Osama el-Qadi said the quarantine measures were taken after a citizen coming from Turkey has tested positive for the coronavirus.
A Ministry of Local Development’s report explained that citizens’ contributions will compose 40 percent of the projects’ costs.