The Nagpur Smart City proposal sought to develop Nagpur as a truly inclusive city by removing the dichotomous growth, and enhancing its profile by improving the quality of life in the vulnerable areas and bringing them at par with the rest, says Dr Ramnath Sonawane, CEO, Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation.
The National Mission for Clean Ganga has approved 10 projects in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh to the tune of about Rs 2,033 crore. Eight of the 10 projects pertain to sewage infrastructure and treatment, one to river front development and one to Ganga Knowledge Centre.
In the previous nine-month Budget, the new government outlined its vision for boosting affordable housing. From the upcoming 12-month budget, the Indian real estate sector looks forward to provisions that firm this vision up on the ground.
The Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha on August 29 amid bedlam by the Opposition members. The most significant feature bill passed is that the consent of 80 per cent of land owners' concerned is needed for acquiring land for private projects and of 70 per cent landowners nod for public-private projects. The Bill seeks to replace the colonial-era Land Acquisition Act, 1894.
The DUDA (District urban development agency) of Allahabad suggested three projects for construction of houses for the slum dwellers in the city. These three projects would be constructed at Haiza Hospital, Badi Bagiya and Qutubkhana. For the benefit of slum dwellers, the three projects envisages construction of about 359 houses. DUDA suggested these projects at an executive council meeting of the Allahabad Municipal Corporation. The meeting, which was also attended by Jal Nigam, was held to di
Rehabilitation of road network in natural calamity-hit Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh is continuing by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). As per the latest figures, the BRO has pressed into service more than 120 excavators and bulldozers in the rehabilitation works. About 30 km of road in the area has to be made afresh. Around 4,000 BRO personnel and laborers are working to complete the task on war footing.
Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has take up a massive road rehabilitation programme in the entire Uttarakhand area. To put all efforts in correct perspective, it is said that in the entire Uttarakhand as per assessment made, a total of about 13 km length of road at 100 places have been breached. Major slides have occurred at 110 places and nine bridges have either been washed out or damaged. BRO has pressed in to service more than 90 excavators and Bull dozers.
Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is taking steps to expedite the the slum rehabilitation project, which involves construction of 6,000 flats in Hadapsar, 2,576 in Warje, 1,792 in Kondhwa, 4,480 in Lohegaon and 1,680 in Kothrud. As part of this effort, the civic body decided to replace the existin