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.

Puducherry selected for implementing JNNURM scheme

Central Urban Development Ministry has included Puducherry among the 63 cities for implementing Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.

Cantonments entitled for JNNURM funds: P Raju

Cantonments in the country can
utilise funds under the Jawharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal
Mission (JNNURM) like municipalities, Union Minister of State
for Defence Pallam Raju said here today.

Quality monitors to assess JNNURM projects

Independent quality monitors will
now inspect projects under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban
Renewal Mission and send assessment reports covering quality
and other aspects to ensure timely completion of the schemes.

Demand for extending JNNURM term to 12 years

The two-day national conference of
mayors began here on Monday with a demand for extending JNNURM term to 12
years from seven years for the effective implementation of the
programmes and making cities `Slums Free` by 2020.