As reported, the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri recently signed Memorandums of Agreements (MoAs) for Light House Projects (LHPs) with six states: Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.
Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, in his address, at the National Real Estate Development Council’s (NAREDCO) 15th National Convention announced that the BJP led NDA Government’s goal of creating ‘Housing for All’ would be achieved two years in advance that is, by 2020.
Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, recently inaugurated the 16th Green Building Congress 2018, India’s premier green buildings event organised by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, has reportedly said that out of the required 12 million houses by 2022, nearly 4 million houses have already been sanctioned under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
The Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) has requested Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, to intervene in a bid to facilitate the successful implementation of the Real Estate Appellate Tribunal under Section 43 of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Act in the country.
The housing and urban affairs ministry is set to rope in planning and development experts from France to bring the delayed Smart City projects on schedule. Reports indicate that the French President Emmanuel Macron has an Indian trip scheduled for this December, where discussions for smart city and other projects will take place.
Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri recently directed a review of Floor Space Index (FSI) and Floor Area Ratio (FAR) norms in mega cities to ensure better utilisation of scarce urban land resources in the context of rapid urbanisation in the country.