Vice-prez asks architects to focus on research, innovation

By Accommodation Times Bureau VIJAYAWADA The Vice President of India, Venakaiah Naidu has advised the Students of Planning and Architecture to create urban amenities in rural areas by providing facilities for people living in rural areas at an affordable cost. He asked authorities, Architects & Civil Engineers to adopt eco-friendly approach while

Chandigarh Authority meets Architects Fraternity for Self Certification Scheme

By Accommodation Times Bureau Chandigarh As part of Chandigarh Administration’s initiative of facilitating Ease of Doing Business in the City, Self Certification of Building Plans of commercial buildings by private architects has been made compulsory and the same is being extended to residential and industrial buildings up to 2 Kanal category shortly. In

Architects will be empowered to give all permissions: Ar Manoj Vishwakarma

By Accommodation Times Bureau In an Exclusive interview with Ar Manoj Vishwakarma, various aspects of Real Estate Development and planning were detailed. Architect Manoj Vishwakarma is a CMD of Dotom, a Professional firm which is developing many landmark Project in Mumbai City. 1.      What is the customer preference for Product Mix means

City architects demands better software to building nods from BMC

By Accommodation Times News Service Architects in the city have put forward their demand from the BMC that they should provide better software for the process of the building files. They say the software makes very difficult to feed the details and very important increases the scope for the corruption. The

Architects take up a mission to improve the urban landscape

By Accommodation Times News Service The city based architects takes up the mission to make a difference and bring back the lost aesthetic element to the city’s urban landscape through a series of architectural interventions. These architects are the professionals of the national body called Indian Institute of Architects (IIA). The

Delegate plan approval powers to architects: NREDC

By Accommodation Times News Service The National Real Estate Development Council (NREDC) has appealed to the Union housing and urban poverty alleviation ministry to allow empanelment or to delegate powers to practicing and registered architects with the Council of Architects, thus reducing the time required for clearing building plan approvals.  As

Service Tax Exemptions to Architects

Exemption & Exclusion: 1. Exemption to Small Scale Service Providers: In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as the said Finance Act), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest