Housing for All by 2022 Current Affairs, GK & News

Government approves construction of 3.61 lakh houses under PMAY-U

During 54th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMS), central government has approval 708 proposals for construction of 3.61 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U). Highlights Meeting was attended by 13 States and UTs. All these houses will be constructed on line of ‘Beneficiary led Construction’ and ‘Affordable Housing in Partnership ..

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Cabinet approves Model Tenancy Act

Union Cabinet has approved “Model Tenancy Act” for circulation to all States and Union Territories for adaptation by enacting fresh legislation or amending existing rental laws as required. Highlights Approved act will help in rebuilding legal framework on rental housing in India which in turn boost overall growth. Act was passed with the aim of ..

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Maha Awas Yojana launched in Maharashtra

On November 21, 2020, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddav Thackeray launched “Maha Awas Yojana”. The project aims to build 8.82 lakhs of rural houses in 100 days. The project includes construction of toilets as well. The cost of the project has been estimated as Rs 4,000 crores. The Government of India recently announced Affordable housing Scheme ..

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PM Modi holds Council of Ministers meet

On December 21, 2019, PM Modi chaired a meeting of his council of ministers. The works of the ministers in the past 6 months were reviewed by the PM at the meet. Highlights The progress card of ministers and their works were evaluated by the PM. The ministers also presented their plans for the next ..

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PM Modi chairs 30th interaction through PRAGATI platform

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired his 30th interaction through ‘PRAGATI’ (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation) platform. It is Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-based, multi-modal platforms. Key Highlights of Interaction Some of the issues discussed during PM Modi’s 30th interaction through ‘PRAGATI’ platform included- Progress in resolution of grievances under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) and ..

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