Progress of top development schemes remains constrained in India: Study
"Progress across major development schemes in India, including education, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, agriculture and rural development, livelihood, among others, remains constrained due to sub-optimal utilisation of available funds, especially at the district level," Tata Trust said in a statement. "These need to be addressed urgently," it added.
UP, Gujarat, Andhra lead PMAY (U) homes construction by 2019-end
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After the Narendra Modi government had conferred constitutional status to the OBC commission, Pradhan had written to the CM asking for Odisha government to set up an OBC commission and offer quotas in educational institutes.
Centre's sanction for houses being funded under PMAY-Urban crosses over one crore
Addressing a press conference, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said in the next three to four months, the ministry will sanction all the 1.12 crore houses, a target set by the government.
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India's buildings sector to expand by 6.6% next year driven by fiscal support, govt policies: Fitch
Long-term growth, on the other hand, will mainly be driven by country's massive population, which requires continued investments into residential building construction sector.
Delhi Development Authority begins survey of JJ clusters for in-situ development under PMAY
A total of 376 JJ clusters exist on such lands in Delhi comprising about 1.73 lakh households. They cover an area of about 40 lakh sqm, the officials said.
Centre okays construction of 3.31 lakh more houses under PMAY(U)
The Centre on Wednesday approved construction of nearly 3.31 lakh more houses, taking the total number of houses being funded under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana (Urban) to 96.5 lakh.
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DDA to redevelop 378 JJ clusters: Puri
The decision was taken after the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB), which comes under the AAP government, failed to carry out a survey of these clusters.
Punjab releases Rs 1,353 crore for power subsidy, retirement benefits
Disclosing this here, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that funds to the tune of Rs. 400 crore had been released to the PSPCL for agriculture power subsidy to farmers, with another Rs.181.63 crore released for making payments for retiral benefits including GPF/Leave Encashment to employees who had retired up to September 30, 2019.
Houses being constructed under PMAY (U) will be occupied by beneficiaries by 2021: Hardeep Singh Puri
According to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry which is mandated to implement the ambitious scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 53.40 lakh houses were grounded a few days back while 27.17 lakh houses have been completed.
Government approves construction of 1.23 lakh houses under PMAY-Urban
Over 90 lakh houses have so far been sanctioned against the target of 1.12 crore by 2022 under the flagship programme of the Modi government.
NSS data shows jump in ‘Housing for All’ in 2018
A total of 16 million homes have been constructed since April 2014. Data shows that numbers of those living in semi-pucca houses has come down from 24.6% to 17.4% during the period. Those living in kutcha houses is down from 9.6% to 5.9%. In other words, 10.5 million rural households living in kutcha houses and dilapidated semipucca houses need a new habitat.
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