July 15, 2019 9:28 am
Scrapped tenders, incomplete work, stalled funding and renaming of schemes — a host of hurdles have hit government housing projects for the city’s poor. The Indian Express visits the colonies to assess the situation
November 21, 2018 12:34 am
One-fourth of the urban population lives in these small towns (20,000 to 1,00,000 population). These 7 crore people need amenities to match up to their ‘urban’ status. Many of these towns may not be in the vicinity of big cities.
March 14, 2014 11:38 am
Only 39 of the 84 projects taken up in major urban agglomerates completed till now
March 14, 2013 1:28 am
Ahead of the 2014 election,the Centre does not want to spare any chance to connect with voters,particularly in urban areas
February 20, 2012 3:18 am
Another challenge is the citys problems,mainly its dying industries.
February 11, 2012 2:12 am
To prevent disastrous situations like the July 2005 Mumbai deluge,the Ministry of Urban Development had set up an expert committee in September 2008 to prepare a separate urban storm drainage manual for India by 2012.
December 21, 2011 3:49 am
For the 18 lakh residents of the industrial town of Pimpri-Chinchwad,2011 was a year of highs on the development front.
November 20, 2011 3:14 am
This panel has come into being by merger of four electoral wards -- 28 -Baner-Balewadi and parts of wards 30 - Pashan,31 -Aundh ITI and 32 -Raj Bhavan represented by NCP's Baburao Chandere,NCP's Pramod Nimhan,Congress corporator Shivaji Bangar and NCP's Usha Jadhav respectively.
October 20, 2011 1:07 am
In a meeting held at the Urban Development ministry,the Municipal Corporation of Delhi has dropped four major projects pertaining to the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
August 17, 2011 3:10 am
The state government has asked all the municipal corporations to prepare a fresh City Development Plan.