Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Light House Project

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation of the Light House Project in six states. Where are the Light House Projects being implemented? The Light House Projects are to be implemented in Agartala (Tripura), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Rajkot (Gujarat) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu) under the Global Housing Technology Challenge-India. ..

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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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Migration Policy Index: Kerala at top and Delhi at bottom

The Mumbai based research non-profit India Migration Now has recently released “Interstate Migrant Policy Index” (IMPEX). The index measures integration of interstate migrants. Key Highlights The average IMPEX score of India is 37 out of 100. According to the index, the states of Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh have been most successful in integrating ..

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Govt in talks to encourage FDI for rental housing scheme

The government is all set to encourage the access of the Foreign Direct Investment in the rental housing project of the Union Government. The facilities available for affordable housing will be extended to the rental housing scheme. Details of the Scheme As per the scheme of the Union Government, the cabinet has approved a scheme ..

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