MoRTH signs MoU with IL&FS for construction of Zojila tunnel

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), on Tuesday, signed a MoU with M/S IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd for construction of the 14.150 km long, 2-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir. This would be India’s longest

NHAI awards contract for over 58 km Jammu Ring Road

By Accommodation Times Bureau The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for construction of 58.255 km long stand-alone Ring Road/ Bypass around Jammu city in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The project would be carried out on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis and

PM announced Rs. 80,000 crore development package for J&K

By Accommodation Times News Services The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, announced a development package of Rs. 80, 000 crore for the State of Jammu and Kashmir, in order to reconstruct the state, after the massive destruction happened due to floods occurred last year. Modi aims to modernise, develop and prosper

Armed Forces rescued over 76,500 people in J&K

By Accommodation Times News Services A massive rescue and relief operations by the Indian Armed Forces is continuing on a war footing in Jammu and Kashmir with over 76,500 persons rescued so far by the Armed Forces and NDRF in different regions of the State. 79 transport aircraft and helicopters of Indian

Rajnath Singh asks J&K govt to rehab 62, 000 Kashmiri migrants

By Accommodation Times News Services Jammu and Kashmir state government is to rehabilitate Kashmiri migrants and for the purpose they are finding suitable land to build home for them. State government initiated the move after Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has asked the Jammu and Kashmir State Government to rehabilitate

J&K Govt. allotted 108 flats to Kashmiri Pandits

By Accommodation Times Bureau Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has allotted 108 housing units to the Kashmiri Pandits at Sheikhpura in Budgam district of the Valley. On this Tuesday, Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla visited the site yesterday “in Sheikpura there are approx 200 housing units are constructed with the cost of Rs.

Rajiv Awas Yojana Scheme to be Launched Shortly, proposing one million homes

By Accommodation Times News Services Rajiv Awas Yojana Scheme to be Launched Shortly Affordable Housing in Partnership Scheme Modified to Increase Affordable Housing Stock One Million Beneficiaries Proposed to be Covered Under Rajiv Rinn Yojana Rs 6405 Crore Allocated under National Urban Livelihoods Mission for Remaining Period of 12th Five Year

Rajiv Awas Yojana

By Alok Deshwal* The urban population of India has grown rapidly over the past few decades. In 2001, 27.8 per cent of Indian citizens (286 million) lived in urban areas[1], which has increased to 31.2 per cent (377 million) in 2011[2]. In addition, India is expected to represent 26 per

Housing Shortage in the Country

The Technical Group constituted by the Ministry in 2006 to assess the urban housing shortage in the country estimated that at the end of the 10th Five Year Plan (2007-08), the total housing shortage in the country was 24.71 million

Providing Electricity to Rural Households

Rural electrification has been regarded as a vital programme for the development of rural areas. It is now well accepted that electricity has become one of the basic human needs and every household must have access to electricity. In rural India, supply of electricity is needed for broad based economic