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Can govt achieve Housing for All by 2022?

Can govt achieve Housing for All by 2022?​

NITI Aayog only a facilitator in smart city mission: Member

States would have to plan themselves on urban development and smart city mission, and NITI Aayog would be a facilitator to them, a Member of central think tank said Wednesday.

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.

Bloomberg team, Urban Development Min officials discuss smart city scheme

Senior Urban Development Ministry officials and a Bloomberg Philanthropies delegation on Tuesday held discussions for over five hours to advance the government's ambitious smart cities initiative, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a partnership with the foundation.

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.

UPA's housing schemes to merge; Govt for more private sector role

With the target of providing of providing houses for all by 2022, a new integrated National Housing Mission will be launched soon by merging some of UPA's flagship schemes like JNNURM and Rajiv Awas Yojana.

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.

2012 saw 2-year extension to unfinished projects under JNNURM

For the urban development ministry, led by Kamal Nath, the Airport Metro Express came not just as an embarrassment but also a challenge.

Shortage of JNNURM-standard buses: Urban Development Secy

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