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

Andhra Pradesh tops in Ease of Doing Business

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI In a race of Ease of Doing Business, Andhra Pradesh ranks first and Telangana and Haryana hold second and third position, according to Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry. DIPP on Tuesday released the report in which Jharkhand and Gujarat stood

TATA group business archives receive IGBC platinum rating

Accommodation Times News Service The Tata Central Archives (TCA), the corporate business archive of the Tata group, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Platinum Rating under Indian Green Building Council’s (IGBC) Existing Building Operations and Maintenance Rating System.’ TCA has received this rating for continuously implementing measurable strategies and solutions in five categories: site

Highlights from RBI monetary policy


Accommodation Times New Services Taking the real-estate industry by surprise, the announcement of RBI monetary policy remained largely uneventful. Following are certain highlights from the monetary declaration: The Reserve Bank of India kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.25%. Reserve repo rate is set at 5.75%. RBI kept short term lending rate unchanged. Retail

Shri. Vijay Rupani, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat to Visit Mumbai and Address Business Leaders

By Accommodation Times News Services Mumbai, Maharashtra, India In a series of events leading to the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 from January 10 – 13, 2017 to be hosted in Gandhinagar, the Government of Gujarat led by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat will be addressing top industrialists and corporate leaders in Mumbai on Tuesday,

Punjab govt notifies new land acquisition policy

By Accommodation Times News Service The policy promises to benefit rural landowners The state government has notified a new land acquisition policy to acquire land for public projects on priority basis. The policy promises to benefit rural landowners. This policy, notified under the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation

New policy to speed up housing project approvals coming this month

By Accommodation Times News Service The minister has held consultations with the six ministries, including Defence, Civil Aviation and Environment, for facilitating the approval process and quick clearances The government will launch a new policy this month to ensure early clearance of urban infrastructure and housing projects as part of its initiative