Fast Spreading Urbanisation

By Murari Chaturvedi, Editor & Founder of Accommodation Times Urban areas throughout the world are growing at a much faster pace. In India, the pace of urbanisation is now set to accelerate as the country sets to more rapid growth. In fact, urbanisation is growing all over the world. Recently, the

Redevelopment An Essential Step Towards Development

By Rohan Agarwal, MD, Geopreneur Group With the increasing demand in housing segment, rise of high rises and shortage of space in a clustered city like Mumbai, redevelopment is one of the most essential steps towards restructuring the city and accommodating more residents. It is also necessary as every building has

Housing Census: Around 30% of Pune Population Stay In Rentals

By Accommodation Times Bureau PUNE According to the housing census data, approx 29.5% of Pune families staying in the rental housing system. As per the census data, this is the highest percentage across the state. Information released at a workshop on dissemination of housing census data, which was conducted by the Directorate of

Sustainability to help bring in more growth for the global FM segment

By Mr. Jamal Abdulla Lootah, President of MEFMA In the design, development, and construction of the built environment, sustainability is one of the key factors that are driving a dramatic paradigm shift within the facilities management (FM) sector. This timely and continuous change comes at a time when calls for an

Revenue Courts to go online

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH Revenue Minister, Sukhbinder Singh on Wednesday launched a pilot project of Revenue Court Management System (RCMS) in the revenue courts of Amloh (Fatehgarh sahib) through video conferencing from Chandigarh. The system is integrated with land records. Under this system during the filing of a case reference will be

UP to construct residential units in Mathura, Agra Jail

By Accommodation Times Bureau AGRA The Uttar Pradesh Government on Tuesday sanctioned Rs. 340.03 lakh for constructing residential units in Mathura, Agra and Siddharthnagar District Jails. According to the order issued in this regard by the Jail Administration and Reforms Department, Rs 100.60 lakh has been sanctioned for constructing 12 residential units of

Company director held for tax evasion

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI The officers of CGST Delhi North Commissionerate have arrested a director of a Company for evasion of Tax, Revenue department on Wednesday said. The Company had collected over Rs 3 Crores as Service Tax from its clients but had not deposited the same with the Government Exchequer, it