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Time magazine names 28-year-old Indian architect Alok Shetty among 'Leaders of tomorrow'

Sep 20, 2014

Time magazine names 28-year-old Indian architect Alok Shetty among 'Leaders of tomorrow'

Shetty, working with the Bangalore-based nonprofit Parinaam Foundation, is designing homes for hundreds of slum dwellers whose makeshift houses flood during the heavy rains and become breeding grounds for diseases like malaria. #ThingsWeLike #Time magazine #Low-Cost Housing #Alok Shetty #Leaders of tomorrow #Global leaders #Flood proof housing
With Rs 4000 cr set aside for low-cost housing, Jaitley is at his populist best

Jul 10, 2014

With Rs 4000 cr set aside for low-cost housing, Jaitley is at his populist best

Jaitley has set aside Rs. 4000 crore for low-cost housing routed through the National Housing Bank, and has extended additional tax incentive on housing loans. #Economy #India #Finance #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Low-Cost Housing #Budget 2014 #populist #4000 crore
Hundreds rush to Mantralaya following rumour of housing scheme

Feb 05, 2014

Hundreds rush to Mantralaya following rumour of housing scheme

Hundreds of people from Mumbai and adjoining areas have been thronging Mantralaya to submit forms for a low-cost housing scheme. #India #Mumbai #Low-Cost Housing #Prithviraj Chavan #OnlyInIndia #Maharashtra #Rumour
Man-animal conflict Stop testing Indias traditional tolerance for wildlife

Sep 23, 2013

Man-animal conflict Stop testing Indias traditional tolerance for wildlife

Conservation takes the tolerance of the rural poor for granted as only 1 out of 8 households gets any compensation for losing crop to wildlife #HowThisWorks #India #Periyar #Low-Cost Housing #Tigers #livestock #Human-animal conflict #Wildlife Reserve #Leopards
RBI eases overseas loan rules for low-cost housing

Jun 25, 2013

RBI eases overseas loan rules for low-cost housing

The Reserve Bank of India has made it easier for property developers to access foreign money in an effort to spur low-cost housing projects, such as slum rehabilitation. The RBI has extended the limit of $1 billion that can be borrowed through the external commercial borrowing (ECB) scheme to the 2014-2015 financial year from this year. #Low-Cost Housing #PolicyWatch #ECB #Real estate