It’s curtains for the UPA government’s flagship programme, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

Activists Say Hutments Should Be Removed From Wetlands

Dahisar, the last suburb within Mumbai limits on the western track, primarily needs a comprehensive slum rehabilitation plan to protect its mangroves, free public space and allow affordable housing.

At a time when Indore Development Authority (IDA) is finding it difficult to find takers for its affordable houses, its board on Wednesday promised to construct another 30,000 affordable houses in

As a part of on going campaign of making Surat 'Zero Slum' city, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has started construction of 2,500 houses at 11 places in the city.

Construction for another 2,000 homes of 1 BHK in economically weaker section (EWS) and low-income group (LIG) category would begin by Monday. Work for remaining 6,500 of the total of 11,000 homes would begin by February 1. There will be 3,000 EWS and 8,000 LIG houses built .

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government eventually came out with an affordable housing policy on Thursday.

After a gap of four years, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) is coming out with a general housing scheme in the southern belt of the city.

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday approved a proposal to let 82 licence holders to carry out sand (bajri) mining in the state in accordance with an interim order of the Supreme Court.

In a bid to boost affordable housing in UP the state government has effected amendments in the policy for construction of houses under the economically weaker section (EWS) and Lower Income Group (

To prove that it is serious about implementing its poll promise of affordable urban housing, Gujarat government plans to start construction of around 75,000 houses by its para institutions across t

Now, builders will be required to reserve 20 per cent land for affordable housing only in projects on over 4,000-sq m plots.