Property rates shot-up in Metro cities

New Delhi: In six major cities from across the country facing upsurge in property prices particularly three metros are severely affected such as Pune, Chennai and Mumbai. However, there is decrease in the second quarter of the current fiscal year, the National Housing Bank (NHB) said. According to the NHB's

Development of Slums in Metro Cities

The Government launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) on December 3, 2005 aimed at provision of city-wide infrastructure and basic services to the urban poor especially slum dwellers. Under the Basic Services for the Urban Poor

Development of 6 Metro rail projects in six major cities

By Accommodation Times News Services Urban Development ministry reviewed the 6 Metro rail projects going on across the country, construction work in respect of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project has begun within three months of the project being sanctioned by the central government with the Special Purpose Vehicle for execution of the

Five more cities will soon witness Metro Rails

By Accommodation Times News Services The State Governments/Union Territories which have approached the Central Government for financial assistance to set up metro train network are Chandigarh Administration for Tri-City of Chandigarh, Mohali & Panchkula Metro Rail project, Government of Gujarat for Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Metro Rail project, Government of Maharashtra for Pune Metro

PM says, metro will solve transportation problems in cities

By Accommodation Times News Service Noting that rapid urbanization had led to a huge problem of transportation in Indian cities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said that the Metro rail could prove to be a good solution in the given scenario. "It has been estimated that by 2031, nearly 60crore people will be

Non-metropolitan cities transport projects to get a boost

Pune The Parliamentary Consultative Committee (PCC) is currently emphasizing on the urban development particularly concentrating on the betterment of the transport section to develop non-metropolitan cities, with the help of the Central government. According to the senior officials the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is seeking aid from the central government for implementation

Vertical Cities – Time to build mega metropolis?

While Mumbai and India are still welcoming the skyscraper culture, the developed world has gone a step ahead and is planning to build vertical cities. A vertical city is a city within a city, with complete residential, commercial units as well as gardens and small trams, all within the structure

BEML bagged Rs 3,000 Cr order for Mumbai Metro

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI: BEML, a public sector undertaking of the Government has bagged a contract for Rs 3,015 crore for Mumbai Metro Corridor. Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has contributed to this one of the biggest success stories under Make in India initiatives of the Government. The order