Tag: Humane Cities


Andhra Pradesh constitutes two committees for RAY

The Andhra Pradesh government constituted two committees DPR Appraisal Committee and Monitoring and Evaluation Committee for effective implementation of the Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) in urban local bodies. The Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) is the state-level nodal agency (SLNA) for implementation of Rajiv Awas Yojana. At present, detailed project reports […]

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Pilot phase of RAY to be launched in 15 slum clusters in Odisha

The union government has approved Rs 47.78 crore for pilot phase of Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) at 15 slum clusters in six places ofA?Odisha.A?The pilot phase of RAY will be taken up in slum clusters of Bhubaneswar, Puri, Cuttack, Rourkela, Berhampur and Jajpur, sources said. The detailed project report (DPR) for construction of 878 new […]

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Rajasthan: Private developers asked to speed up projects

Rajasthans Urban Housing and Development Department (UDHD) has issued a warning to A?private developers by asking them to expedite work. This has been done as many of the developers are showing lack of initiative for the state government’s ambitious affordable housing project. The department has given end of July as the deadline to developers to […]

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Slums in six J&K districts to be developed under RAY

Slum colonies in six districts ofA?Jammu and KashmirA?would be developed with modern facilities under Rajiv Awas Yojna (RAY), said Minister for Housing, Horticulture and Culture, Raman Bhalla. “Slum colonies in districts of Jammu, Kathua,A?Srinagar, Anantnag, Udhampur and Baramulla in the state would be developed with modern line facilities under RAY,” Bhalla said while interacting with […]

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Madhya Pradesh constructs over 23,000 houses for slum dwellers

Madhya Pradeshs Urban Administration and Development Department (UADD) has constructed over 23,000 houses for poor urban slum dwellers under the Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP). The IHSDP aims to improve the poor living conditions of slums and clusters in cities and towns. It also attempts to improve the housing stock, basic infrastructure and […]

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NHB: Housing prices rise by 1.1% in 20 major cities

The National Housing Bank said that housing prices have increased marginally by an average 1.1% in 20 major cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, in January-March 2013 over the previous quarter due to slowdown in demand. Residential housing prices in 12 cities have shown increase in prices in this quarter ended March, 2013 over the previous […]

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400-tonne house moved intact in Coimbatore

A three-decade-old house weighing some 400 tonnes with a first floorA? in Coimbatores Saibaba Colony, was lifted and moved about 35 feet with all its features intact by TDBD Engineering Works Pvt Ltd, a Haryana-based company. The 2,400 sqftA? house is to be moved a further 10 ft, with the use of up to 300 […]

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Mantri Realty to launch six housing projects

Mantri RealtyA? plans to launch six housing projects within next few months to develop around 2,300 flats across the country.A? The projects will require an investment of about Rs 1,500 crore in the next three years and the price of the residential units will go up to Rs 5 crore. “TheA?realty marketA?has almost stabilised and […]

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Maharashtra plans one lakh affordable homes by 2018

The Maharashtra government plans to construct at least 1lakh affordable homes by 2018. The government has decided to scrap the rental housing scheme and replace it with the affordable housing scheme. The government had earlier planned to construct nearly 5 lakh homes in Mumbai and its surrounding areas for renting them to those who could […]

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Tata announces first housing project for senior citizens

  Tata Housing Development Company is making an entry into housing for senior citizens with the launch of a Rs 70 crore project in Bengaluru . The 4.5 acre project ‘Riva Residences’ will have 187 units where only a person with age of 55 and above can reside. “Tata Housing’s mission is driven by the […]

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