Although a relatively new concept, smart homes are creating a buzz in the market, globally and in India. Smart homes use Internet-connected devices to enable remote monitoring and management of appliances and systems
One of the main dockets of the current government is to avail ‘Housing for All by 2022’, which was mentioned in 2015. This scheme is primarily targeting two crore homes to be built across all urban locations over the next five years.
The Andhra Pradesh Government, along with the Ministry of Urban Development, have formed a special purpose vehicle (SPV) called Amravati Smart City Corporation for the development of Amravati Smart City project.
To provide further impetus to the government’s ambitious ‘Housing for All 2022’ mission, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA) has announced a public-private partnership (PPP) policy, segregated into eight models, to promote private investment in affordable housing.
Urbanisation is central to a country’s economy – and in India, the urbanisation rate corresponds to 60 per cent of the country’s GDP. For smoother transformation of a developing nation like India, the need of the hour is to manage the process of urbanisation. The rapid pace of urbanisation has given rise to many grave issues – one of them being housing shortage.
Godrej & Boyce, a Godrej Group Company, has partnered with WorldGBC’s Asia Pacific Regional Network as a Corporate Activity Partner to advance the dialogue on accelerating the uptake of net zero carbon buildings in the Asia Pacific region.
Early budget advancement has led to a massive increase in allocation of funds to various departments, infrastructure and rural schemes. The budget presentation was moved up from February 28 to February 1, which allowed the finance bill to be passed on March 31, unlike previous years wherein the bill would not pass before May.
The union government has proposed a public private partnership (PPP) Policy, under which affordable housing will be provided land in order to boost housing development. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) has formed the model of PPP policy for affordable housing to induce the developer to explore extra developable area.