The Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC 2011) was conducted by the States/UTs with the financial and technical support of the Government of India through a comprehensive programme involving the Ministry of Rural Development, the Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation, the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner (ORGI)

The Government has taken steps under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) [PMAY(U)], by providing central assistance to States/ Union Territories (UTs),for addressing the housing requirement of the slum dwellers and other people belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)through three components of the scheme viz. “In-situ” Slum Redevelopment (ISSR), Affordable Housing in Partnership with public or private sector (AHP) and Beneficiary-led individual house construction/enhancements (BLC).

Land’ and ‘Colonisation’ are State subjects and therefore, it is the responsibility of the State/Union Territory (UT) Governments to frame policies and implement schemes for the people living in slums. s per Census of India 2011, the total number of people living in slums in Delhi and Mumbai is 16,17,239 and 52,06,473 respectively.

Smart Cities Mission can help in optimum utilisation of resources and make citizens happy, he said

East Delhi Municipal Corporation improves position in Swachh Survekshan 2019

Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) announced cleanliness awards as part of the ongoing Swachh Survekshan 2018 initiated by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

At least one-fourth of urban households in India don't have a separate kitchen, according to recently released data based on the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) carried out by the housing minist

Officials of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA) met the representatives of other Ministries — Finance, Defence, Culture, Civil Aviation, Environment and Forests and Clima

Mumbai was the first Indian city to introduce free in-situ housing for slum residents in 1998.

Ahead of launching its ambitious ‘smart cities’ scheme, the Centre on Tuesday pushed for easing the norms for construction in urban areas by substantially reducing the number of approvals and no-ob