June 12, 2019 1:40 am
The proposal, aimed at taking the central government’s housing-for-all scheme forward, had entailed construction of one lakh affordable homes after salt pan lands were opened for construction in the Development Plan (DP) 2034.
September 16, 2018 1:25 pm
The opposition Congress hit out the central government, saying the scheme was turning out to be yet another "jumla" (gimmick).
April 23, 2016 3:34 am
Both the Central and state governments fail to collate any kinds of data on the number of households evicted each year.
June 25, 2015 6:05 am
As per the earlier proposal, the Centre was to provide for 75 per cent of the construction cost of rental units.
June 24, 2015 2:29 am
Current goal of 19 lakh homes by 2022 too steep to achieve, say officials.
June 21, 2015 12:05 pm
The urban housing component of the mission aims to create 2 crore houses by 2022 with a Central grant of Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2.30 lakh per house.
June 19, 2015 5:35 am
The previous limit, which was fixed three years ago under the previous UPA government, was Rs 1 lakh under EWS and Rs 1-2 lakh for LIG.
March 28, 2015 12:16 am
The government’s target of ‘housing for all‘ by 2022 can’t be achieved unless the Centre and the states take steps to facilitate development of new projects, say Experts.
February 06, 2015 2:39 am
A breakthrough is expected on Friday, with the CM scheduled to hold talks with the country head of the World Bank.