JNNURM to be renamed after Atal Bihari Vajpayee
JNNURM to be renamed after Atal Bihari Vajpayee

After conferring ''Bharat Ratna'' – the country's highest civilian honour – on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Narendra Modi government has reportedly decided to rename the 10-year old Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) and name it after the veteran BJP leader.

Remove JNNURM irritants, Fadnavis tells centre

 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Saturday asked the central government to remove various irritants in the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) to ensure the pending projects are completed on schedule.

Kolkata's CSTC to spend over Rs 6cr annually for new JNNURM fleet of bus

 The Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) would spend over Rs six crore annually for the maintenance of the recently included fleet of AC and non-AC JNNURM buses in the city.

Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister to flag off two new buses under JNNURM

 Two new buses under Jawaharlal Nehru National Renewal Mission (JNNURM) would be flagged off by state Transport Minister G S Bali on Friday with fixed "lower" fare.

Himachal Pradesh seeks smaller buses under JNNURM

 The Congress government and the opposition BJP in Himachal Pradesh would jointly urge the central government to provide smaller buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) as they are more roadworthy.

TMC accuses Centre of aborting JNNURM projects in West Bengal

The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Thursday accused the Centre of stopping disbursal of funds and aborting several projects of JNNURM scheme with a minister saying an anti-Centre movement will be launched if it continued.

DRDO`s bio-toilets can help Swachh Bharat mission: Venkaiah

The bio-toilets developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation would bring about "a revolution" in rural areas, and the government had set its sights on ending open defecation in the country, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said here.

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.

Odisha CM meets Naidu, seeks modification of JNNURM funding

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today met Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and sought modification of funding released under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) so as to make the scheme state specific.

Odisha CM meets Naidu, seeks modification of JNNURM funding

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday met Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and sought modification of funding released under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) so as to make the scheme state specific.

Centre to give over 2000 JNNURM buses to Karnataka

The Centre has approved sanctioning of more than 2000 buses to Karnataka under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Renewal Mission (JNNURM) along with 20 buses for Bhatinda in Punjab.

Hope Chandigarh becomes India`s first slum-free city: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday hoped Chandigarh would soon become India`s first slum-free city, as he handed over keys to newly-built flats to slum dwellers.

Community participation to be mandatory in Rajiv Awas Yojana

Government is planning to make community participation mandatory during planning and implementation of projects under the Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY).

Cabinet nod for continuation of JNNURM till March 2014

The government on Thursday decided on continuing the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) to sanction new projects till March next year.

Shortage of JNNURM-standard buses: Urban Development Secy

The Urban Development ministry Wednesday complained that manufacturers were lagging behind in providing JNNURM-standard vehicles.

Only 22 of 1,517 housing projects completed under JNNURM: CAG

Only 22 of the 1,517 housing projects approved under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission were completed by March 2011, the CAG has stated.

Govt planning two `smart` cities in each state

Government is planning to develop two "smart" cities with a host of modern features in each of the states in the second phase of the JNNURM.

Centre approves 108 JNNURM projects in J&K

The Centre has approved 108 projects at a cumulative cost of Rs 1,312 crore under JNNURM in Jammu and Kashmir.

JNNURM II could see a three-fold hike in budget

The second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission scheme could see a three-fold hike in budget, Kamal Nath said on Monday.

Uproar in Assembly over inclusion of Gandhinagar in JNNURM

The Gujarat Assembly Friday
witnessed a heated debate on the issue of inclusion of state
capital Gandhinagar in the JNNURM with the ruling and opposition parties
trading charges on each other.