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Oct 26, 2015
New Delhi: The Centre would hold discussions with the state governments about measures being taken to promote affordable housing projects for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Low Income Groups (LIG).
Property prices cool, but home rents heat up
Mar 18, 2014
MUMBAI: Property prices have cooled down significantly in the last one year. So, has this led to a lower rental bill for tenants? No, rents in most cities have increased in the last 12 months, with some localities even witnessing hikes of up to 20 per cent.
Logo of housing start-up index unveiled
Jan 18, 2014
DELHI: The Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation ministry today unveiled the logo of it housing start-up index that will indicate the health of the economy by tracking the number of houses being constructed every year.
Girija Vyas launches Housing Start up Index Logo for Rajiv Awas Yojana
Jan 16, 2014
DELHI: Girija Vyas , Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has launched the Housing Start Up Index (HSUI) logo, web site and monitoring tool “Integrated Urban Poverty Monitoring System” (IPoMs) for JnNURM and Rajiv Awas Yojana ( RAY) here today.
Real estate sector needs encouragement: Vyas
Dec 14, 2013
DELHI: Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Girija Vyas today said the real estate sector, which is grappling with problems like manpower shortage, should be encouraged to boost the economic growth of the country.
Govt to finalise draft policy on incentives for green buildings
Oct 28, 2013
CHENNAI: The Centre was finalising a draft policy on non-financial incentives to promote green buildings, a top official of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation said here today.
Industry dept working on relaxing FDI norms for construction
Sep 18, 2013
DELHI: The Government has started work on easing foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in construction development to attract more foreign capital in the cash-strapped sector.
Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013 introduced in Rajya Sabha
Aug 20, 2013
DELHI: The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013, as approved by the Union Cabinet in its meeting on 4th June 2013, was introduced in the Rajya Sabha today . The Bill has been piloted by Dr. (Ms) Girija Vyas, Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation .Soon after its introduction, the Bill was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development for review and making suggestions.
Major schemes for affordable housing to be modified: Girija Vyas
Jul 23, 2013
DELHI: Major schemes meant for providing affordable housing to urban poor will soon be modified to make them more people-friendly, the government said today and invited the private sector to contribute more actively in this area.
CII inks MoU with National Housing Bank to promote green housing
Jul 13, 2013
DELHI: Industry body CII today inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Housing Bank to promote adoption of energy efficient green homes in the country.
Urban aspirers need houses
Feb 13, 2013
Can the aspirations of 100 million people be possibly ignored? First, consider the statistics. India's urban population has grown at a compounded annual growth rate of 2.8 percent over 2001-2011, resulting in an increase in urbanisation. Out of India's billion-plus population, 377 million people are urban dwellers. According to Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation the urban housing shortage is estimated at nearly 26.53 million households for the 11th Five Year Plan.

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