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Poorest of poor in Indian villages survive on Rs 17 a day: Survey

Jun 20, 2013

Poorest of poor in Indian villages survive on Rs 17 a day: Survey

According to the data, which relates to 2011-12 (July-June), five per cent population on the bottom rung had an average monthly per capita expenditure (MCPE) of Rs 521.44 in rural areas and Rs 700.50 in urban areas. #India #Poverty #National Sample Survey Office #urban poor #Rural poor
Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Dec 19, 2012

Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Taking cues from its Ghar Nu Ghar affordable housing scheme for women in Gujarat that saw nearly 28 lakh women sign up, is now cashing in on the need for affordable housing in the run-up to the general elections in 2014. #HowThisWorks #Low-Cost Housing #Ajay Maken #Housing #urban poor

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Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Jul 10, 2014

Smooth surfaces help make cities into sizzling urban heat islands

Nineteen years ago this month, Chicago experienced one of the worst heat waves in its history. Nearly 500 people, mostly poor and elderly residents of the city’s dense urban core,  perished in sweltering temperatures and oppressive humidity...
Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Jul 10, 2014

Smooth surfaces help make cities into sizzling urban heat islands

Nineteen years ago this month, Chicago experienced one of the worst heat waves in its history. Nearly 500 people, mostly poor and elderly residents of the city’s dense urban core,  perished in sweltering temperatures and oppressive humidity...
Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Jul 22, 2014

White flags in a city that never surrenders

While Mayor Bill de Blasio was in Rome this week -- trying to persuade Pope Francis to bring his message of income equality to New York -- all hell broke loose when someone planted white flags atop the twin pillars of the Brooklyn Bridge. Tuesday was... #John Miller #Starbucks Corp #U.S. Democratic Party #Brooklyn, NY #Brooklyn Bridge, NY #Crown Heights, NY #Greenpoint, NY #Williamsburg, Brooklyn