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Rs.one lakh cr approved for housing of urban poor

AMN Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has sanctioned 1,00,537 more houses for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs.4,200 cr taking the total investment so far approved to Rs.1,00,466 cr. This is 307% more than the investment approved of Rs.32,713 cr during 2004-14 for affordable housing … Continue reading Rs.one lakh cr approved for housing of urban poor

PM asks Railways to take action against corrupt officials

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Railways to take strict action against officials found guilty of corruption. Interacting through ICT-based, multi-modal platform PRAGATI, Mr Modi noted that a large number of complaints were related to corrupt practices of officials. Reviewing the progress towards handling and resolution of grievances, the Prime Minister asked railways to … Continue reading PM asks Railways to take action against corrupt officials

Centre has no plan to impose Hindi

There is a report in a section of media that the Central Government is trying to impose Hindi language. In this regard reference was given to the Resolution issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Official Language and it was alleged that it has been made mandatory for Members of Parliament and Ministers … Continue reading Centre has no plan to impose Hindi

Govt directs action against Cable operators who transmits analog signals

Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked the authorized officers to take action against the Multi System Operators and Cable operators who are still transmitting analog signals on cable TV network in any part of the country. The Ministry, in an advisory issued to States and Union Territories said, every cable operator is mandated to transmit … Continue reading Govt directs action against Cable operators who transmits analog signals

Centre seeks cooperation of states for ensuring houses for all in urban areas

A Akhter Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today  said that Centre has sought cooperation of states for ensuring houses for all in urban areas said National Urban Rental Housing Policy has been formulated and it will be taken for Cabinet approval soon. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Mr Naidu said owning a … Continue reading Centre seeks cooperation of states for ensuring houses for all in urban areas

Govt amends Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme

AMN In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (c) of Section 199B of the Finance Act, 2016 (28 of 2016), the Central Government has amended through a Notification the conditions specified in clause 5 of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme. Following is the amended Clause 5: Now the effective date of opening … Continue reading Govt amends Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme

Centre releases Rs 23,500 crore to States under MGNREGS

AMN Ministry of Rural Development has released nearly 23,500 crore rupees to the States as first tranche for this Financial Year, under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). The amount released includes all pending liabilities as on 31st March, 2017. It is also to ensure priority work on water conservation measures. The Government … Continue reading Centre releases Rs 23,500 crore to States under MGNREGS

PMO to review affordable housing programme

AMN The Prime Minister’s Office has called a meeting in New Delhi today to review the government’s affordable housing programme. The government has set a target to achieve ‘Housing for All’ by 2022. Sources said, the PMO has called realtors’ body CREDAI and NAREDCO to understand the problems faced by the developers in launching affordable … Continue reading PMO to review affordable housing programme

Govt’s approach to poverty alleviation is comprehensive: PM Modi

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Government’s approach to poverty alleviation is comprehensive not isolated. Responding to comments in favour of the Ujjwala Yojana on twitter yesterday, Mr Modi said Government’s all key schemes are aimed at eliminating poverty. The Prime Minister said when every Indian goes one step ahead, the nation goes 125 crore … Continue reading Govt’s approach to poverty alleviation is comprehensive: PM Modi

Cabinet approves setting up of independent RDA in New Delhi

Union Cabinet today approved setting up of an independent Rail Development Authority (RDA) – Regulatory Mechanism in New Delhi. The RDA will have broad function of tariff determination, ensuring fair play and level playing field for all stakeholders investments. It will also work for the setting efficiency and performance standards and dissemination of information. The … Continue reading Cabinet approves setting up of independent RDA in New Delhi

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