The year 2017 had been an action-packed one, not just for real estate but for the entire nation. Many new reforms were introduced in the real estate sector also, which are now showing positive results.
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.
After recognising a massive gap of housing in India, the Union Government had announced 'Housing for All' by 2022 in July 2015 to achieve the staggering target of bridging a gap of more 1.9 crore houses. 96 per cent out of these are required for the lower income groups (LIG) and economically weaker sections (EWS) groups.
Meridian Group is fast changing the benchmark for affordable housing with the launch of its ambitious Rs 300 crore Aamar Bari project. Aamar Bari is the first mass based project for the group that will dish out 1,700 flats in three phases over the next five years.
Dr Fixit has rolled out pre bond, a HDPE self-adhesive membrane that bonds with wet concrete. The product boasts of excellent bonding with concrete and forming an integral seal to prevent water migration. It has been typically designed for underground public constructions such as basements, subways, tunnels, caves, etc.
Once a conspiracy of silence, the exploitation of Indian construction workers in the Middle East has hit the headlines, hard. Through case studies, RAHUL KAMAT investigates how bad the problem can get - and offers some concrete solutions.
The Goa government is to form a new department, Directorate of Civil Aviation to regulate all aviation issues such as immigration, visa-on-arrival as well as other issues. The Goa cabinet approved the formation of the Directorate, It is to replace the existing Airport Cell.