Punjab approves new Sand & Gravel Policy to curb illegal mining, soon to start sand portal

By Accommodation Times Bureau To bring further transparency in the sand mining business, the Punjab Cabinet on October 17 approved several major policy changes to enable the government to grant contracts by auction of mining blocks in strategically established clusters through progressive bidding instead of the earlier process of auction by

Punjab Cabinet approves hike in stamp duty rates

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH In a move to mobilise additional resources for the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to amend Schedule 1-A of Indian Stamp Act, 1899, to enable an increase in the stamp duty rates. Stamp duty rates for 17 items stand to double following the amendment,

PMAY: State approves Rs 120 Cr fund for Solapur’s Ray Nagar housing project 

By Accommodation Times Bureau SOLAPUR The State Cabinet approved a bill to distribute Rs 120 crore funds to Maharashtra State's special fund for Solapur’s Ray Nagar housing project under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). This decision will speed up the process of constructing houses for economically weaker beneficiaries. Ray Town Home Project is

Dharavi Redevelopment: 80% Pvt Stake & 20% Govt

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Maharashtra state cabinet on October 16 approved a special purpose company ( SPV) model to give special project status to the Dharavi redevelopment project. In this model, along with 80 % of the main partner's share, the government will have active participation in the 20 %

Expenditure for removal of unauthorised constructions encroachment will be recovered by owner: CIDCO

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI CIDCO has noticed that the unauthorized construction work is being carried out without any kind of construction permission from CIDCO in Navi Mumbai. Therefore, CIDCO appealed to the citizens to purchase and sell the premises or shops in the CIDCO-acquired premises of Navi Mumbai and make sure