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ministry of housing and urban affairs

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, is the main body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to the housing and urban development in India. The ministry was in the charge of Venkaiah Naidu and was given to Hardeep Singh Puri when Naidu was elected Vice …

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is the main authority of Government of India at the national level to formulate policies, sponsor and support programme, coordinate the activities of various Central Ministries, State Governments and other nodal authorities and monitor the programmes concerning all the matters of housing and urban affairs in the country. …

Ministry of Home Affairs

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) provides multifarious responsibilities, the vital among them being – internal security, border management, Centre-State relations, administration of Union Territories, management of Central Armed Police Forces, disaster management, etc. Within terms of Entries 1 and 2 of List II – ‘State List’ – in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution …

ministry of health and family welfare

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is an Indian government ministry responsible for health policy in India. It is also charged for all government programs relating to family planning in India. The Minister of Health and Family Welfare holds cabinet rank as a representative of the Council of Ministers. The present minister is Jagat …

Central Govt Employees Welfare Housing Organisation

Central Government Employees Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO) has been set up to promote, control and coordinate the development of houses at selected places, across India, on no profit-no loss basis as a welfare measure. CGEWHO is a registered organization under the Societies Registration Act 1860. It works from its headquarters at Janpath Bhavan, Janpath, New …

What is DDA(Delhi Development Authority)

Under the provisions to promote and secure the development of Delhi, in 1955, The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) was formed. The DDA was the very first development authority formed in India. Development authorities across the country have been following its model to carry out planned development in urban areas. The DDA also has giving housing to over half of the …

What is Property Tax?

The property tax is a charge levied by the government on real estate projects. It also includes lands. On the possessor, this tax is also imposed. Property tax is also known as house tax. Property tax varies in a different state. Its value is different for all states. The owner has the liability to pay …

What is the North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme - NERUDP

North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme (NERUDP) will be implemented by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), by the government of India,  in two phases. Phase – I covers capital cities of 5 North Eastern States viz. Agartala (Tripura), Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), Kohima (Nagaland) and Shillong (Meghalaya). Total Cost of this phase I of the …

What is Amrut - Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation?

The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is a mission approved by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 for the transformation and innovation of 500 cities and towns into efficient urban living spaces. The mission was approved by the Cabinet for Rs 50,000 Crore, which is to be spent over the next …

What is Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme

The Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) is an ongoing Central Sector Scheme which was launched in 1993-94. The Scheme enables the Members of Parliament to recommend works for the creation of durable community assets based on locally felt needs to be taken up in their constituencies in the area of national priorities namely …

What is Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana is sponsored by the central government of India. This scheme is launched for integrated development of Scheduled Castes (SC) majority villages having SC Population concentration > 50%. The Convergent implementation of existing Schemes of the Centre and State Governments. The works which could not be covered under the above, to be taken up …

To decrease the challenge of rural poverty, the Ministry of Rural Development introduced a scheme, named as National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) in the year 2010. Later on, NRLM was renamed as DAY-NRLM (Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission) with effect from March 29, 2016. This scheme is regulated by the Central and …