Urban Development Ministry

Arvind Kejriwal back to dharna, to launch stir against Delhi Metro fare hike

Arvind Kejriwal back to dharna, to launch stir against Delhi Metro fare hike

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party will hold a ‘Satyagraha’ in national capital from Wednesday against the hike in Delhi Metro fares - the second this year.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:27 AM IST
DMRC Board clears hike in Delhi Metro fare, to come into effect from Wednesday

DMRC Board clears hike in Delhi Metro fare, to come into effect from Wednesday

Travelling in Delhi Metro will now become more expensive for commuters as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) Board has approved hike in the fare in various categories.

May 08, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
No car if no parking space - Centre plans to introduce new norms

No car if no parking space - Centre plans to introduce new norms

In a move aimed at freeing public space and reducing pollution, the Centre is mulling to bring a new rule which will restrict people from buying and registering new cars if they can't furnish proof of having adequate parking space for their vehicles.

Dec 23, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

Urban Development Ministry asks for extensive audit of toilets

The Ministry of Urban Development has asked all the state governments and city administrations to undertake extensive audit of toilets in urban areas over the next fifteen days, beginning tomorrow.

Nov 15, 2016, 23:39 PM IST
DDA may provide plots for hospitals, night shelters at Rs 1 per annum

DDA may provide plots for hospitals, night shelters at Rs 1 per annum

The Centre on Monday announced that the Delhi Development Authority( DDA) will give away land at Rs 1 for building public utilities and services.

Jul 12, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
VK Singh wants Delhi's Akbar Road to be renamed after Maharana Pratap

VK Singh wants Delhi's Akbar Road to be renamed after Maharana Pratap

The Minister's initiative comes amid reports that Haryana government too sought had sought renaming of Akbar road after the Mewar ruler.

May 17, 2016, 22:59 PM IST
Shiv Sena taunts PM Narendra Modi yet again, dubs him as 'new God'

Shiv Sena taunts PM Narendra Modi yet again, dubs him as 'new God'

BJP's closest ally Shiv Sena has once again slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and criticised the Centre's decision to promote government's good work and achievements in cinema halls.

Apr 26, 2016, 10:48 AM IST
Modi govt evicted record number of illegal occupants from Lutyens' Delhi, says official data

Modi govt evicted record number of illegal occupants from Lutyens' Delhi, says official data

The number of houses vacated in Lutyens' Delhi has increased three times under the Narendra Modi government at the Centre as it  evicted a record number of overstaying illegal occupants from government accommodation. 

Mar 10, 2016, 13:53 PM IST
Check out: List of Smart City proposals for 15 cities

Check out: List of Smart City proposals for 15 cities

The Urban Development Ministry on Monday received a list of 15 cities for proposals of the Smart City plan with Rajasthan and Karnataka submitting as many as four cities for development.

Dec 14, 2015, 23:08 PM IST
Cabinet approves Real Estate Bill; developers to deposit 70% of project cost in separate account

Cabinet approves Real Estate Bill; developers to deposit 70% of project cost in separate account

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved several amendments to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015 aimed to protect the interests of buyers while at the same time promoting investments in the sector.

Dec 09, 2015, 22:30 PM IST

Centre clears infra development plan for 9 cities under AMRUT

Centre has approved a working plan for Chhattisgarh where a total of nine cities would receive a major infrastructural facelift under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).

Nov 27, 2015, 19:27 PM IST
Swachh Bharat cess: Eating out, movies, rail, air travel get costlier

Swachh Bharat cess: Eating out, movies, rail, air travel get costlier

You will have to shell out extra cash on services like telephone, air or upper-class railway travel, eating out in restaurants, beauty parlours, gymning and so on, as 0.5 percent Swachh Bharat cess gets implemented from Sunday.

Nov 15, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

No time extension beyond Dec 15 for Smart City plan

The concerned Ministry officials, quoting Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu emphasized that no such extension beyond December 15 will even be considered and urged all mission cities to adhere to this timeline.

Nov 03, 2015, 19:17 PM IST
37 consulting firms to prepare Smart City plans for 88 cities

37 consulting firms to prepare Smart City plans for 88 cities

Urban Development Ministry has announced the names of 98 cities which would be developed into smart cities having core infrastructure needed to enhance urban living.

 

Oct 06, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Linking of user charges to inflation for Smart Cities proposed

For example, if a special water project is taken up for supplying 24-hour supply in the proposed Smart City then, as per the proposal, some charges would be levied to cover the operation and maintenance costs.

Sep 06, 2015, 10:56 AM IST
Smart City Project: List of cities in Tamil Nadu

Smart City Project: List of cities in Tamil Nadu

Here is a comprehensive list of cities that have been nominated in Tamil Nadu.

Aug 27, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Smart City Project: List of cities in Maharashtra

Here is a comprehensive list of cities that have been nominated in Maharashtra.

Aug 27, 2015, 14:14 PM IST

Smart City Project: List of cities in Uttar Pradesh

Here is a comprehensive list of cities that have been nominated in Uttar Pradesh.

Aug 27, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Complete list of cities nominated under Smart City project

The capital cities, which have not been nominated as smart cities, include Itanagar, Patna, Shimla, Bengaluru and Kolkata.

Aug 27, 2015, 13:40 PM IST
Government announces Smart Cities list; Uttar Pradesh bags maximum nominations

Government announces Smart Cities list; Uttar Pradesh bags maximum nominations

13 cities from Uttar Pradesh, 12 from Tamil Nadu, 10 from Maharashtra, 7 from Madhya Pradesh, 3 each from Bihar and Andhra Pradesh are included in smart cities.

Aug 27, 2015, 11:08 AM IST