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Cong continues to occupy Lutyen's bungalows, pays only half the market rate as rent

Jul 16, 2015

Cong continues to occupy Lutyen's bungalows, pays only half the market rate as rent

The Congress party had been asked to vacate the AICC headquarters and three other Lutyens Bungalows in New Delhi by the Narendra Modi government in February 2015. While the bungalows are still to be vacated, reports suggest that they are paying half the market rate as rent. #Congress #NewsTracker #Narendra Modi government #Lutyens Delhi #24 Akbar Road #Ministry of Urban Development
Govt orders special audit of mobile networks to check call drops

Jul 07, 2015

Govt orders special audit of mobile networks to check call drops

The telecom minister, who took a review of the issue, said the rapid growth of data traffic in cities and sharp growth in smartphones had led to congestion in the telecom networks. #NewsTracker #Ravi Shankar Prasad #TRAI #World Health Organisation #mobile towers #Ministry of Urban Development #Call drops
NBCC bags Rs 1,500 cr order from Delhi Development Authority

Jun 26, 2015

NBCC bags Rs 1,500 cr order from Delhi Development Authority

NBCC will be doing project management consultancy, marketing and sales of the said project, the construction major said in a BSE filing. #BSE #CompanyWatch #NBCC #Delhi Development Authority #Ministry of Urban Development
Draft plans for smart cities, urban renewal on the anvil: Venkaiah Naidu

Jun 23, 2015

Draft plans for smart cities, urban renewal on the anvil: Venkaiah Naidu

Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said draft plans for the proposed 100 smart cities and the new urban transformation mission will be unveiled soon. #India #NewsTracker #Venkaiah Naidu #smart cities #1963 Great Train Robbery #Ministry of Urban Development #AMRUT #Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
Gujarat to get one lakh new houses in five years, govt to announce redevelopment plans

Jun 01, 2015

Gujarat to get one lakh new houses in five years, govt to announce redevelopment plans

The Gujarat government is all set to announce a 'redevelopment policy' to initiate building of affordable houses in place of old colonies, a senior official said in Ahmedabad on Monday. #India #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Housing #Ahmedabad #Urban Development #urban housing #Redevelopment Policy
Modi govt asks Congress' Ambika Soni, Kumari Selja to vacate bungalows by 10 June

May 27, 2015

Modi govt asks Congress' Ambika Soni, Kumari Selja to vacate bungalows by 10 June

The government has asked Congress MPs Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja to vacate their official bungalows in the Lutyens zone in New Delhi by 10 June after the rejection of privilege notices sent by the two former Union ministers against the eviction orders served on them. #Politics #Congress #NewsTracker #Ambika Soni #Urban Development Ministry #Kumari Selja
Opposition protests move to use MPLAD funds in Swachh mission

Apr 29, 2015

Opposition protests move to use MPLAD funds in Swachh mission

Opposition parties including the Congress on Wednesday strongly opposed any move to allow the MPs Local Area Development (MPLAD) funds to be used for Swachh Bharat Mission, prompting the government to say that no decision has been taken in this regard. #India #NewsTracker #MPLAD #Venkaiah Naidu #NDA #KC Venugopal #Urban Development #Jyotiraditya Scindia #Swachh Bharat Mission
Here's a solution to funding problem that is holding back Modi's smart city dream

Apr 21, 2015

Here's a solution to funding problem that is holding back Modi's smart city dream

PPP is not a solution for all urban services. The model should be used only sparsely and wisely #Narendra Modi #Infrastructure #PPP #Urban Development #AAP #Smart City #Urban services
NGT stays concretisation of trees in Gurgaon, says process 'unscientific'

Feb 23, 2015

NGT stays concretisation of trees in Gurgaon, says process 'unscientific'

The National Green Tribunal has directed authorities in Gurgaon not to concretise trees after noting that the process was carried out in the most "unscientific manner". #India #NewsTracker #Gurgaon #HUDA #NGT #Ministry of Urban Development
Venkaiah Naidu to review progress of central schemes in Northeast

Feb 18, 2015

Venkaiah Naidu to review progress of central schemes in Northeast

With the government's special focus on the Northeast region, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will review progress of schemes pertaining to his ministries in the region to enable speedy development. #India #NewsTracker #Venkaiah Naidu #Mukul Sangma #Northeast #Urban Development #M Venkaiah Naidu