Category: Humane Cities

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UP tops the PMAY-G scheme with more 7 lakhs units constructed

Uttar Pradesh topped the list of all states in the country under Centres flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G). More than seven lakh dwelling units were constructed in UP last year. Addressing a press conference at media centre in Lucknow, Mahendra Singh, Minister of State (I/C) Rural Development, said, UP achieved 85% of its […]

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HSVP confirms transfer of 29 mandi townships to ULBD

A major relief to thousands of residents of Mandi township which were established before the formation of Haryana. Haryana Shahri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) has transferred 29 Mandi townships of the state to Urban Local Bodies Department (ULBD). A committee has also been formed to prepare a draft for the better development of the Mandi townships. […]

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Delhi govt proposed INR 3,106 cr for housing, urban development

TheA?Delhi governmentA?recently proposed INR 3,106 crore for housing and urban development in its 2018-19 Budget. The Budget was presented by Manish Sisodia, Deputy CM, Delhi. According to the budget, the allocation for both housing and urban development is 6A?% of the total budget of INR 53,000 crore, which theA?AAP governmentA?projected as “green budget”. For the […]

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Mumbai gets new urban development policies

  Mumbai is all set to get new urban development makeover as Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Maharashtra recently unveiled a series of policies related to affordable housing, redevelopment of slums, transit camps, and property tax waiver while underlining a strong message that open spaces in the island city and suburbs will not be compromised in […]

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Widest flyover to be constructed in NW Delhi to combat traffic

In order to curb the problem of the never-ending traffic problem in North-West Delhi, a flyover-cum-railway overbridge will come up in Narela by April 2019. This will be the widest flyover in the national Capital having a six-lane carriageway, two-lane for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, footpath track, and cycle track, etc. The Housing and […]

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GRIHA launches rating system for affordable homes

Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council, recently launched ratings for houses constructed under the government’s affordable housing scheme, indicating their level of sustainability. Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA Council, said, There would be ratings between one and five stars. This would help consumers know about the sustainability of the houses. On theIn this occasion, […]

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Road safety program initiated in Gurugram

To improve road safety and reduce road traffic fatalities in Gurugram, Haryana,Anheuser BuschA?InBev (AB InBev), UNITAR, CRRI, AIMTC, SRF, IRSC, DLF and OLA Cabs todayA?announced the launch of the #SaferRoadsForGurugram initiative. A group of representatives from these eight organisations will lead this initiative – bringing together government, industry associations, academia and research to educated people […]

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DDA shifts families to transit camps

The DDA has shifted Over 1,350 families, who were living at Kathputli Colony from February 2014 to June this year. This initiative is a part of a redevelopment project for the artisans’ colony in West Delhi’s Shadipur area. DDA said, Approximately 5.2 hectare land of the DDA near Shadipur Depot in west Delhi has been […]

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ASK Group and TVS Emerald invests 400 crore on investment platform

ASK Property Investment Advisors, the real estate private equity unit of ASK Group, and TVS Emerald Haven Realty Ltd have set up an investment platform to back residential projects of the property development arm of TVS Motor Company. The association will see an investment of Rs 400 crores. Amit Bhagat, Managing Director and CEO at […]

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CREDAI announces 375 affordable housing projects

Government of India is determined to promote the affordable housing segment as members of builders body the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) has announced the launch of 375 affordable housing projects across the country with an investment commitment of Rs 70,000 crore. With the affordable housing segment getting infrastructure status, developers […]

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