GUWAHATI: Big cities in our country are dotted with slums and Guwahati is no exception.

The Ministry of Housing and Poverty Allevation has taken up a Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) scheme and under this scheme the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC), along with the Assam Government, has taken up the Slum Housing Project under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM

GUWAHATI: The Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY), under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, has been launched for slum dwellers and the urban poor on the lines of the Indira Awas Yojana for the rural poor. RAY is a right-based, reform-driven programme under the Jawaharlal National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

The Rajasthan Government is constructing over 10,600 houses under 15 housing schemes as part of affordable housing policy at a cost of Rs.363 crore this year. The construction work is in progress at Jaipur, Chaksu, Bhiwadi, Kuchaman and Dausa.

According to State Principal Urban Development and Housing Secretary G. S.

New Delhi: Right to housing is set to get a fillip, with the government finalizing a model law mandating minimum housing space of 24 sq m to every homeless person.

Will the ministry of housing and urban poverty alleviation

This paper uses findings from 293 life-history interviews, conducted by the author and a small team of researchers in rural Bangladesh in 2007, to examine what can be learned about patterns of exit from poverty. The author argues that narrative-based studies of how individuals move out of, or into poverty can complement variable-based analyses of aggregate poverty trends.

6,000cr Likely To Be Approved For Rajiv Awas Yojana
New Delhi: The UPA government

The housing and urban poverty alleviation ministry has said 25 states and Union Territories covered under the Basic Services for the Urban Poor (BSUP) scheme have utilised less than 50 per cent of funds allocated to them.

Govt orders new survey of dry latrines; to amend existing laws
After 61 years of India becoming a Republic, the country has realised that more people than it so far thought could be engaged in the abhorrent practice of manual scavenging.

Following this realisation, the government on Wednesday ordered a fresh survey of manual scavengers and dry latrines across the country, besides resolving to

Officials to meet Housing Ministry