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

Govt took significant steps for easing construction business in urban areas

By Accommodation Times News Services Government is implementing measures towards improving ease of doing construction business in urban areas in order to develop urban areas, in this regards Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu conducted a high level meeting to review the progress towards enhancing

CM of Jharkhand proposed inclusion of Jamshedpur and Mango urban areas under AMRUT

Accommodation Times News Services Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das met Union Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu and discussed issues pertaining to urban development in the state under new urban missions launched by the Government of India. The Chief Minister proposed inclusion of Jamshedpur

Naidu suggests a 30-day approval target for construction projects in urban areas

By Accommodation Times News Services Concerned Ministries agree to streamline approvals for construction projects in urban areas Seeking to promote construction activity in urban areas, the Government today decided to substantially reduce the number of approvals and No Objections required for taking up construction projects in urban areas through rationalisation. Ministers and

Govt implements decentralised Swachh Bharat Mission in urban areas

By Accommodation Times News Services Government has set an investment target of Rs 42,512 crore from the private sector in the overall Rs 62,000-crore project, for all the states, Union territories and the urban local bodies for proposing and approving projects under the Swachh Bharat Mission. Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah

“Swachh Bharat Mission for Urban Areas” to be implemented for 5 years

By Accommodation Times News Services The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for a massive program called "Swachh Bharat Mission for Urban Areas". This is proposed to be implemented over 5 years starting from 2ndOctober, 2014 in all 4041 statutory towns. The total