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Vishakhapatnam: Best Performing Civic Body in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Awards

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has selected Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation as the best performing civic body. Vishakhapatnam was placed under the Annual Awards for Excellence that recognises outstanding contribution of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban in 2019. The award is to be presented on January 1, 2021. Andhra Pradesh secured the third position in ..

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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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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban completes 5 years of implementation

On June 25, 2020, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban completed 5 years of its successful implementation. Along with PMAY, the Smart Cities Mission and AMRUT schemes also completed their 5 years of successful journey. In order to commemorate the success of the schemes, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched an online event. The event ..

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GoI marks 5th Anniversary of Urban Missions

On June 25, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs organized a webinar to mark the 5th anniversary of urban missions. This included Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Smart Cities mission. Highlights The event was organised to celebrate the achievements of the schemes and also to ..

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Budget 2019 : Housing in India

The Union Budget 2019 has made certain provisions that will enable home buyers and real estate developers to benefit from it. What has been given? The Union Budget has provided tax benefits to the home buyers. Interest deduction up to ?3.5 lakh for affordable housing (priced at ?45 lakh) has been made available now. It ..

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