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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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

M K Sharma head of CPWD committee to formulate design policy for building construction

The Central Works Public Department (CPWD) has constituted an expert committee to formulate a design policy for building construction and infrastructure development. The committee, under the chairmanship of CPWD’s Additional Director General M K Sharma, is aimed at reviving building construction and infrastructure development at all levels in the CPWD which comes under the Housing ..

Shiv Das Meena appointed as new CMD of National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC)

Shiv Das Meena, an IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre of 1989-Batch, has been appointed as the CMD of National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC). He will succeed Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal. The NBCC is a blue-chip Government of India (GoI) Navratna enterprise and is headquartered in New Delhi.

PM Modi launches a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) in Ahmedabad

On 4th March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, which will function on the “One Nation One Card” model across the country. The NCMC is the India’s first indigenously developed payment platform for transport that can be used to make payments across public transport anywhere in the ..

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launches Shehri Samridhi Utsav

On 5th February, the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched Shehri Samridhi Utsav to extend the outreach of DAY-NULM (Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission) to the most vulnerable. The event will also showcase its initiatives and facilitate access of Self-Help Group (SHG) members to the other government schemes. Through ..