Rs 260 crore for GIS mapping of urban local bodies in Maharashtra

By Accommodation Times Bureau The state cabinet on May 16 sanctioned Rs 260 crore for GIS mapping (Geographic Information System) of all the C and D municipal corporations, councils and Nagar Panchayats in the state. There are 17 corporations and 350 councils and Nagar Panchayats. The mapping is necessary to enable these urban  bodies to earn

3,784 urban areas to be converted into statutory Urban Local Bodies

By Accommodation Times News Services Ministry of Urban Development has asked 28 States to take immediate and necessary action to convert 3,784 Census Towns into statutory Urban Local Bodies to promote planned urban development. Shri Rajiv Gauba, Secretary (Urban Development) in a letter to the Chief Secretaries of these States has highlighted

World Bank Study on Urban Local Bodies and infrastructure

By Accommodation Times Bureau The World Bank in its Study ‘Synthesis Study of Public Financial Management and Accountability (PFMA) in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)’ of March 2007 has mentioned that most ULBs and State Legislations in the country need to be more people centric and need to evolve to focus on

Urban Local Bodies reforms programmes

The main thrust of the urban renewal under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission(JNNURM) is to ensure improvement in urban governance so that Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and parastatal agencies become financially sound with enhanced credit rating and ability to access market capital for undertaking new programmes and expansion of

Urban Local Bodies reforms programmes

The main thrust of the urban renewal under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission(JNNURM) is to ensure improvement in urban governance so that Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and parastatal agencies become financially sound with enhanced credit rating and ability to access market capital for undertaking new programmes and expansion of

India has undertaken most comprehensive urban development plan: Puri

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday said that India has undertaken the most comprehensive and planned urbanization planned anywhere in the world. Minister was speaking at the session on “Building a better India through Urban Development” at CII Annual Session 2018. He stated that between now

Investments for basic urban infrastructure under Atal Mission (AMRUT)

By Accommodation Times Bureau Rs.11,421cr investments for basic urban infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh under Atal Mission (AMRUT) Tamil Nadu-Rs.11,237cr, Maharashtra-Rs.6,759 cr, Haryana-Rs.2,544 cr, Chattisgarh-Rs.2,192 cr Manipur-Rs.180 cr, Sikkim-Rs.39 cr Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), a total expenditure  of Rs.11,421 cr will be incurred in Uttar