MoHUA announces 9 new smart cities under Smart Cities Mission

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs on Friday, has announced nine new smart cities under Smart Cities Mission and taking its total number to 99 smart cities. The newly nine cities added include, Erode (Tamil Nadu), Silvassa (Dadra & Nagar Haveli), Diu (Daman

MoHUA amends housing scheme guidelines under PMAY

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI To enhance its coverage under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), the Housing ministry has amended the guidelines of the housing scheme. According to the amended guidelines, areas falling within notified planning or development area under the jurisdiction of an industrial development authority or urban development authority or

MoHUA signs MoU with Allahabad Bank for processing interest subsidy under Sep Component

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI A Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) has been signed in the presence of Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State(I/C) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to provide a centralized platform for processing interest subsidy to eligible beneficiaries under Self Employment Programme (SEP) component of DeendayalAntyodayaYojana- National Urban Livelihoods

MoHUA approves construction of 5, 45,090 new houses under PMAY (U)

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA)  has approved the construction of 5,45,090 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs. 31,003 cr with central assistance of Rs. 8,107 cr. The approval was given

Smart City Mission: progress in Guwahati, Dharamshala not satisfactory says Official

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) was anxious over “unsatisfactory” progress in smart city projects, an official said. In a review of smart city projects by the MoHUA, it was flagged that Guwahati and Dharamshala were lagging behind in the implementation of projects under the

Steel ministry transfers its 49% stake in HSCL to MoHUA

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI On Friday steel ministry agreed to transfer its entire 49% stake in Hindustan Steelworks Construction Ltd (HSCL) to housing and urban affairs ministry (MoHUA). The move will make progress easier for state-owned construction firm National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) India Ltd to take full control of