The first batch of 50 houses was formally handed over to the Myanmar authorities on Tuesday, President Kovind's office tweeted.
India signed a development programme for Rakhine State in Myanmar late last year which was designed to assist the Myanmar government in Rakhine State to build housing infrastructure for displaced persons, which senior Indian officials said was appreciated not just by the government of Myanmar but also by the United Nations and other agencies.
More than 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims fled from Myanmar's Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh since August 2017 after a military crackdown, triggering a massive refugee crisis.
Kovind is currently on a three-day state visit to Myanmar, the first by a President of India in 12 years.
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