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

Punjab Cabinet approves hike in stamp duty rates

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH In a move to mobilise additional resources for the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to amend Schedule 1-A of Indian Stamp Act, 1899, to enable an increase in the stamp duty rates. Stamp duty rates for 17 items stand to double following the amendment,

PMAY: State approves Rs 120 Cr fund for Solapur’s Ray Nagar housing project 

By Accommodation Times Bureau SOLAPUR The State Cabinet approved a bill to distribute Rs 120 crore funds to Maharashtra State's special fund for Solapur’s Ray Nagar housing project under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). This decision will speed up the process of constructing houses for economically weaker beneficiaries. Ray Town Home Project is

Dharavi Redevelopment: 80% Pvt Stake & 20% Govt

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Maharashtra state cabinet on October 16 approved a special purpose company ( SPV) model to give special project status to the Dharavi redevelopment project. In this model, along with 80 % of the main partner's share, the government will have active participation in the 20 %

Expenditure for removal of unauthorised constructions encroachment will be recovered by owner: CIDCO

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI CIDCO has noticed that the unauthorized construction work is being carried out without any kind of construction permission from CIDCO in Navi Mumbai. Therefore, CIDCO appealed to the citizens to purchase and sell the premises or shops in the CIDCO-acquired premises of Navi Mumbai and make sure

Eco-Friendly Green & Energy Efficient Features to be Used in Construction for 120 Type-VII Flats: Puri

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs(I/C) has appreciated the Engineers involved in the construction project of 120 General Pool Residential Type-VII Flats for overcoming the engineering complexities and the plan to use Eco-friendly Green and energy Efficient features in this project. The project is

Will Title Insurance be efficacious in India?

By Harmesh Madhyani, General Manager, Taxation, Finance & SAP – Raheja Universal Traditional insurance policies protect the insured against losses and or damages. For example, a car insurance policy will cover the car repairs costs in case of accidents, and a health insurance policy will cover the costs towards the treatments

State discusses 15 tribal area & encroachment

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Director of Tribal Development Minister Vishnu Savara on October 15 said Mumbai 100-year-old tribal areas questions about the issue put to immediate action to resolve all related departments. Tribal Development Department, Revenue Department will jointly conduct a survey and asked residents to take caste certificates of their

Paradigm Realty – Paras Builders JV launches residential project

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI Paradigm Realty launched 23 storey tower comprising 111 units spread across an area of 1.5 acres -Paradigm El Signora at Andheri West. The project is Joint Venture (JV) between Paradigm Realty and Paras Builders for the residential project. The project has an elegantly designed spacious show flat of 766

NMIA: CIDCO extends deadline for PAP, gives special incentive

By Accommodation Times Bureau NAVI MUMBAI Projects relating to the construction of Navi Mumbai International Airport Project and related work are being given to other beneficiaries like construction grant and housework along with the construction of plots under the rehabilitation and rehabilitation scheme. The Airport Project and the rehabilitated ten villages coordination