Jolted by a steady increase in particulate matter in the air, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee has written to all civic agencies involved in construction activities to keep the dust levels down.

THE Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB) to ensure that no water bodies were destroyed or blocked during the execution of its schemes across the State.

Orlim villagers on Thursday have conveyed a message loud and clear to the Town and Country Planning Department that they are firmly opposed to multi-storied projects coming up in low lying areas and close to paddy fields and water bodies.

In view of the increasing heaps of construction waste lying in different sectors of the city, the Municipal Corporation (MC) has constituted a five-member committee to look into the need for a separate wing for removal of construction waste.

A court order finally frees housing projects in Mumbai

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The development of rural housing in a manner that results in adequate, quality shelter for inhabitants of Mahatma Gandhi’s “real India” is a challenge before the nation. What are the issues confronting rural housing development in India? The litany of its woes is endless.

Questioning the wisdom of the government in raising multi-storeyed structures in sliding zones and over water channels, Baljit Malik, coordinator of the Kasauli Bachao Andolan, said today that the state of affairs in the state capital was dismal, requiring immediate intervention.

New Delhi: In yet another jolt to scam-hit DDA, an environment panel has issued it a notice for flouting green norms at its mega housing project coming up at posh Vasant Kunj in the Capital.

The State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC), Delhi recently asked the DDA to explain reasons for initiating construction work without getting its approval.

Chandigarh: The Haryana government would provide land to the Haryana Housing Board for construction of 38,000 houses in the state for people belonging to economically weaker sections of society in both urban and rural areas. The land in urban areas would be provided on collector rates and in rural areas, it would be given on floor rates.

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