Thiruvananthapuram Facing Fresh Challenge in Tax Raising From Commercial Buildings

By Accommodation Times Bureau After surpassing major hurdles posed in service tax sector and introducing new tax regime, the revenue wing of the city corporation is now grappling with new challenges from the commercial buildings’ owners. The commercial buildings constructed after April 2011, will have to be valuated under new tax regime. For buildings less than 100

Meet on Global warming and Sustainable development at Thiruvananthapuram

A three-day international conference on global warming, climate change, sustainable development and secular spirituality shall be hold at Santhigiri Ashram, Thiruvanantapuram, Kerala from the 9th -11th September, 2010. The meet has been organised by the Santhigiri Research Foundation in collaboration with Unesco, the American Center and TERI -The Energy and Resources Institute at

Building materials industry to grow by 10% in 2019 backed by massive infra developments

By Ashwin Reddy, Managing Director, Aparna Enterprises Ltd The building material industry is the second largest employer in the country after agriculture, providing a significant contribution to the nation’s economy and employing a large number of people. Currently, it is valued at approximately $126 billion and is accounting for around 8% of India’s

Kerala: ‘Care Home’ project provides 2,000 people homes

By Accommodation Times Bureau The state government to provide homes under care home project for those who lose their homes in the flood disaster. Under this project, 2,000 families have been allotted house in the first phase. Care Kerala has three components which are Care Home, Care plan, Care Grace. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan made the

Kerala Floods: NHB to provide concessional refinance for construction, repair houses

By Rohit Sharma THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar on August 29 in its tweet said, for construction and repair of houses affected by Kerala floods, Rs 200 crore allocated from refinance scheme of National Housing Bank (NHB) under the Affordable Housing Fund to facilitate Housing Loan at a concessional interest rate to houses Kumar

Over 5000 houses were allotted to Kerala under PMAY

By Accommodation Times Bureau THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has sanctioned 5073 houses in 32 cities under the Prime Minister Awaaz Yojana (City). The expenditure incurred for constructing these houses will cost Rs 203 crore. 76 crore is central assistance. The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Project Monitoring Committee was approved to

Govt sanctions formation of committees to monitor unauthorised construction

By Accommodation Times Bureau THIRUVANANTHAPURAM To regularize the unauthorized construction, the state government has authorized the formation of district-level committees. The committee will consider the appeal for unauthorized construction carried out on or before July 31, 2017. There shall be autonomous committees for corporation/municipality areas and for panchayat areas. The regional joint director, department