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Local Area Plan & Town Planning Scheme To Be Implemented In 25 Cities

The Local Area Plan (LAP) and Town Planning Scheme (TPS) has been formulated under the AMRUT to enable planning for developing infrastructure in the Brownfield areas (those parts of the city that are already developed but not able to sustain the pressure on the existing infrastructure) & the

‘Citiis’ Challenge Announced To Select Innovative Smart City Projects

When Smart Cities Mission was launched on 25 June 2015 a competitive, challenge process was used to select the 100 Smart Cities. Now, the Challenge process is being applied to project implementation, in line with the NITI Aayog guideline where under the Indo-French partnership program, at least 15

1 Lakh Houses Approved Under PMAY (U) in 3 Yrs Of Its Implementation

Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY (U) so far more than 51 lakhs dwelling units have been sanctioned against the validated demand of 1 crore in last 3 years of implementation. This is a huge jump in comparison to erstwhile housing scheme wherein only 12.4 Lakh houses were approved in

Q & A To Clarify On Default Setting Of Temp Of ACs

Earlier this week a news came that government is asking air conditioner (AC) manufacturers to set the default temperature at 24 degrees Celsius. As soon as this news came people started expressing fears as to why the government wants to control the temperature at which they should use the ACs. After

‘Sagarmala’ Programme Receives Gold Award At Skoch Summit 2018

Ministry of Shipping’s flagship programme for port-led-prosperity ‘Sagarmala’ received the ‘ Gold Award’ in infrastructure sector in the recently concluded 52 nd Skoch Summit 2018 in New Delhi, recognizing the programmes’s contribution to India’s socio-economic transformation and it's role in

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