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Target of 10 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme achieved: Government

The government is aiming to construct more than 50 lakh homes for the poor in rural areas across the country by March 31 next year.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Rajinikanth cancels Sri Lanka visit following opposition from pro-Tamil outfits

Rajinikanth was to participate in a charity event, slated to take place on April 9.

Mar 26, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

EPFO to launch housing scheme for over 4 crore members in March

Retirement fund body EPFO will launch a housing scheme next month for its over four crore members to enable them to make down payment and pay EMIs from their EPF accounts to buy homes.

Feb 24, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Govt to bring out low-cost housing scheme for EPFO subscribers

The Labour Ministry will come out with a scheme to provide low-cost housing for retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) subscribers, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said Sunday.

Aug 21, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

DDA's next housing scheme could be completely online

From "application to refund", the DDA is mulling making its next housing scheme a completely online affair to reduce the long queues of flat aspirants at its headquarters.

Jul 24, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

900 million Indians live in 2 rooms or less: Govt data

Of the 900 million, 630 million, or more than half of all households, live in rural areas, with 262 million, or 20 percent, in urban areas.

Jul 05, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Anil Kapoor in trouble for 'endorsing false claims' about flats 'cheaper than MHADA' - Details inside

In a major trouble for renowned Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has issued a legal notice to him for allegedly endorsing false claims of private construction firm.

Jul 04, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

Govt considering low-cost housing scheme for EPFO subscribers

Government is working on a scheme to provide low-cost housing for retirement fund body EPFO's over five crore subscribers, Parliament was informed Monday.

May 09, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Modi govt changes Indira Awaas Yojana's name; it's now Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas Yojana

In yet another renaming, PM Narendra Modi-led Central government has changed the name of 'Indira Awaas Yojana'.

Apr 25, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

1 BHK flat in Pune just for Rs 5 lakh! Know the reality behind realty scheme

In the times of skyrocketing real estate prices, a Pune-based realtor is providing 10,000 1 BHK houses for Rs 5 lakh each!

Apr 19, 2016, 19:29 PM IST

'Housing for All' scheme: 305 cities identified across nine states

The selected cities and towns are in Chhattisgarh (36 cities/towns), Gujarat (30), Jammu and Kashmir (19), Jharkhand (15), Kerala (15), Madhya Pradesh (74), Odisha (42), Rajasthan (40) and Telangana (34).

Aug 30, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Affordable homes offer $11.8-bn opportunity for builders

Affordable home segment presents a business opportunity worth USD 11.8 billion for developers across seven major cities of the country, according to property consultant Cushman and Wakefield.

Aug 24, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

EPFO plans to start housing scheme

Retirement fund body EPFO is consideringto start housing scheme for its subscribers so that they are able to own a house by retirement.

Jul 11, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

Industry hails 'Housing for All' as a milestone decision

Hailing the Cabinet's decision of launching 'Housing for All by 2022' mission for providing affordable homes to the urban poor at low interest rates, the real estate industry terms the decison as a "milestone".

Jun 17, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Only 30% people have insured their homes in India: Survey

Most people in the country prefer not to spend on a home insurance policy despite awareness on the need for the cover, a Bajaj Allianz General Insurance survey said.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

'Housing for All' scheme launched, interest relief for urban poor

Government Wednesday launched its 'Housing for All by 2022' mission and approved a substantial increase in interest relief on loan for the urban poor to promote affordable homes.

Jun 17, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

EPFO sets up expert group to consider housing scheme

Over 70 percent EPFO subscribers' basic wages are less than Rs 15,000 per month.

Mar 18, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

EPFO sets up expert group to consider housing scheme

Retirement fund body EPFO has formed a six-member expert panel to consider the proposal of facilitating housing to its subscribers.

Mar 10, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

No decision on naming 'housing for all' scheme: Govt

The government has taken no decision to name the proposed 'housing for all' scheme after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Feb 26, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Odisha announces packages for construction workers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced various packages, including brick and cement houses and pension, for the state`s construction workers.

Feb 21, 2015, 16:29 PM IST