Narendra Modi government to drop Jawaharlal Nehru`s name from JNNURM?

Amid reports that the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is planning to remove the names of Nehru-Gandhi dynasty from several government schemes, there is speculation that the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) may also be renamed and relaunched.

Govt raises assistance to rural poor for housing

With an aim of helping rural poor to have their own affordable houses, Government on Thursday raised the amount of assistance from Rs 45,000 to Rs 70,000 for construction of a dwelling unit.

Explore ways to implement Indira Awaas Yojana: Centre to states

Suggesting state governments to
explore innovative ways to implement Indira Awaas Yojana, the Centre today asked them to provide rural poor with houses which are compatible with their environment and geographical conditions.