Govt Nod Not Must For Land Use Conversion

At the slum decadal growth rate of 34%, the slum households are projected to go upto 18 million. 2 million non-slum urban poor households are proposed to be covered under the Mission. Hence, total housing shortage envisaged to be addressed through the new mission is 20 million.

Strong macroeconomic fundamentals offer India a “reasonable degree of resilience” to fight uncertainties, but poor asset quality of banks and managing expectations are key challenges for regulators and the government, says the Financial Stability Report.

CLEAR ROAD MAP Govt will use socio-economic census data to identify the causes in one lakh villages at household levels.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today said that for the first time in the country, the people, and the urban leadership would play the pivotal role in deciding the future course of their cities. He was speaking at the launch of three major urban development initiatives: AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation); Smart Cities Mission; and Housing for All (Urban), at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

Delhi suffers from air pollution caused by transportation, road dust, industries and domestic air emissions says Delhi Economic Survey 2014-15 released on 24 June 2015. 

BMC, housing project, city housing project, mumbai news, city news, local news, maharashtra news, Indian ExpressThe Bhendi Bazaar cluster redevelopment in South Mumbai — Mumbai’s biggest housing pr

The new Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwumi Ambode, has said the state would consider adopting a ‘rent and own’ policy in resolving its housing deficiency in Nigeria’s most populated city with over 1

The Union Cabinet approved on Wednesday the launch of the “Housing for All by 2022” programme for the rehabilitation of slum-dwellers and promotion of affordable housing for the urban poor.

The Cabinet is likely to approve increase in interest subsidy for the poor so that people from economically weaker section in urban areas can own a house under the government's “Housing for All“ sc