Urban Development Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Mysuru declared cleanest city in Swachh Sarvekshan 2016

Mysuru city from Karnataka has been ranked first in terms of cleanliness for second time in row among the 73 surveyed cities in Swachh Sarvekshan 2016. It was announced by Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu during the Swachh Survekshan 2016 award function held in New Delhi. Key facts The rankings of the Swachh Survekshan Survey ..

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Union Government clears over Rs 3000 crore infrastructure investment for 102 AMRUT cities

Union Urban Development Ministry has approved an investment of over Rs 3000 crore for boosting urban infrastructure in 102 cities across five states. Decision in this regard was taken by Inter-Ministerial Apex Committee chaired by Urban Development Secretary Madhusudhan Prasad. Key facts The infrastructure investment under Action Plans for 2015-16 was approved under the flagship ..

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Union Government plans to produce power, compost from solid waste under Swachh Bharat Mission

Union Urban Development Ministry has announced crucial policy changes to allow generation of electricity and compost from municipal solid waste. It was announced by the Ministry on the occasion of first anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission which was launched on 2 October 2014. The Ministry is also finalising the pricing model for the compost produced ..

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Rajasthan first state to submit State Annual Action Plan under AMRUT

Rajasthan has become the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Plan under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). State Government has submitted the action plan for approval by the Union Urban Development Ministry for financial year 2015-16. The plan seeks to target two categories of AMRUT projects in the ..

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