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PM launches Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (Rural Housing Scheme)

Prime Minister Modi has launched the government’s flagship housing scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana (PMAY-G)’ in Agra. PMAY-G is an ambitious housing scheme meant for rural poor. In March 2016, the Union Cabinet had approved to replace the existing Indira Awas Yojana with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin as a part of ‘Housing for All’ ..

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Union Government unveils Model Building Bye-Laws, 2016

The Union Government has unveiled a Model Building Bye-Laws, 2016 for granting permission for construction of buildings. It was released by the Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi. It seeks to provide an online single window framework for approval process. Key facts Model Building Bye-Laws, 2016 intends to improve ease of doing ..

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Union Government shortlist 20 cities under Smart Cities Mission

The Union Ministry of Urban Development has shortlisted 20 cities from 11 States and Delhi Union Territory in the list of first batch of Smart Cities Mission. These shortlisted cities were selected from Smart City Challenge competition in which 97 cities and towns had participated from 23 States and UTs. State wise Cities: Among the ..

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Rural Housing Schemes in India

Our country is an agrarian economy and 70% of Indian population resides in rural area. Government is working towards the upliftment of the people living in rural areas. Various schemes have been implemented since independence to provide them resources for the development and growth of living standards. Rural Housing scheme is one of them. Rural ..

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