Govt pulled up by parliamentary panel over loose implementations of flagship programmes

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI The government of India has been recently pulled up by a parliamentary panel over loose implementations of flagship programmes, which includes ambitious schemes such as PMAY- Urban and the Swachh Bharat Mission. The panel has asked the government to act fast and address the issues. A clear-cut

Hardeep Singh Puri & CM Parrikar launches Star-Rating system for Garbage Free Cities in Goa

By Accommodation Times Bureau PANAJI The minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri along with Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa, on Saturday, launched the ‘Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities’ in Goa. The star-rating initiative, developed by the Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban will be rating cities

Solid waste mgmt projects get exemption from taking prior green nod

By Accommodation Times Bureau In a major fillip to Swachch Bharat Mission, the environment ministry has given a blanket exemption to all solid waste management projects from taking prior environmental clearances. The exemption from prior environmental clearances for projects, barring landfill sites, comes as a major relief for Modi government’s cleanliness initiative as

Swach Bharat Mission is not mere slogan, its people movement: Venkaiah Naidu

By Accommodation Times News Service -Swachh Survekshan of 500 cities launched by Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu -Swachhata Helpline ‘1969’, Swachhata App launched to promote people’s participation -Minister also unveils ‘Asli Tarakki’ campaign to promote use of toilets -3 sanitation workers felicitated for exemplary work, RWAs, Corporates, TV artistes also honoured -115 cities become ‘Open Defecation Free’;