Ministry of Urban Development Current Affairs, GK & News

PMAY empowered millions furthering Ease of Living, says PM Narendra Modi

On the completion of three years of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, PMAY , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that  the scheme has significantly contributed in furthering the Eas of Living.  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is an initiative by Government of India in which affordable housing will be provided to the urban poor with a ..

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12th Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo 2019 held in Lucknow

The 12th edition of Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo 2019 was held in Uttar Pradesh’s capital city Lucknow from 15th to 17th November 2019. It was organised by Institute of Urban Transport (IUT), professional body under Union Ministry of Urban Development. The theme of this year’s conference was “Accessible and liveable Cities”. About Urban ..

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Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports sign MoU with State-owned construction firm National Buildings Construction Corporation

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with State-owned construction firm National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to provide project management consultancy for development of National Sports University at Imphal, Manipur. The approximate cost of project would be Rs 400 crore. The headquarters of NBCC (India) is located ..

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Prabhakar Singh chosen for ‘Eminent Engineer Award for Year 2019’

Prabhakar Singh, Director General (DG) of Central Public Works Department (CPWD), has been chosen for the ‘Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2019’ by the Institution of Engineers (India) for his distinguished and exemplary Service in the field of Engineering and Technology. This Elite and Prestigious Award shall be conferred to him on the ‘Engineers ..

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CPWD establishes a committee to design policy for construction

CPWD (Central Works Public Department) has set up an expert committee to formulate a design policy to build construction and infrastructure development.  The committee has been set up under the chairmanship M K Sharma, CPWD’s Additional Director General. The committee will revive building construction and infrastructure development at all levels in the CPWD which comes ..

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