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DAY-NULM partners with Amazon for marketing SHG products

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) which functions under Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs recently signed MoU with e-commerce major Amazon. The agreement is for e-marketing of products made by Self Help Groups (SHGs) across the country in urban areas. The MoU focuses on women empowerment and it aims to provide greater ..

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launches Ease of Living Index and Municipal Performance Index

The Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has recently launched two Assessment Frameworks, namely Ease of Living Index (EoLI) and Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2019. The two indices are expected to assess the quality of life of citizens in 100 Smart Cities and 14 other cities, with more than 1 million population. The MPI ..

Consultative Meeting for setting Framework for ‘Shehri Samridhi Utsav 2020’

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under its scheme- Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana will be organizing a consultative meeting in the upcoming Monday, 30th December 2019 in New Delhi. The consultative meeting will be organized with all states and union territories for setting the framework for the Shehri Samridhi Utsav 2020. The first edition of ..

Inaugural Conclave on “National Capital Region -2041” held in Delhi

Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, chaired the inaugural conclave on “National Capital Region -2041” organized by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) on 12 Nov  in  New  Delhi. The theme of the conclave was “Planning for Tomorrow’s Greatest Capital Region”. The Conclave had participation from ..

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launches 5th edition of Swachh Survekshan 2020

In New Delhi, the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched the 5th edition of the annual cleanliness survey – Swachh Survekshan 2020 (SS 2020) – with theme “Cleanliness is Our Right’’. The survey will be conducted in January 2020. On this occasion, the MoHUA also launched Swachh Nagar app for waste ..

Hyderabad awarded Best Capital City in Solid Waste Management in Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was awarded Best Capital City in the Solid Waste Management in the Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings. The Swachh Survekshan was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) under Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). According to a press release, the Swachh Survekashan survey ranks cities on various parameters ..

Andhra Pradesh tops charts among States in terms of “2018 Ease of Living Index” rankings

Andhra Pradesh has topped the charts among States in terms of “2018 Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Odisha and Madhya Pradesh bagged second and third best performing awards. The Ease of Living Index is a transformative initiative of the Ministry under AMRUT (Atal Mission for ..

Pune ranked first in Ease of Living Index 2018

The Ease of Living Index 2018 has been launched by Hardeep Singh Puri, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing & Urban Affairs, in New Delhi on August 13. In it, Pune has been ranked first, followed by Navi Mumbai, Greater Mumbai, Triputi, Chandigarh, Thane, Raipur, Indore, Vijaywada and Bhopal. The survey was ..