Govt amends housing scheme guidelines under PMAY to enhance its coverage

Housing scheme is being implemented in rural areas under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) and in urban areas under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

Govt amends housing scheme guidelines

The Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry has amended the guidelines of housing scheme for urban areas under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana to enhance its coverage. Areas falling within notified pla........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 13th, 2018

National Small Savings Fund to invest more in public agencies than govt

Fund to explore providing loans to railways, urban housing scheme.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 6th, 2018

Budget 2018: Govt may use loss-making firms" land for "housing for all"

Under PMAY (U), people can avail benefits under various components to buy a house in urban areas.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 15th, 2018

Over 42,000 families to be covered under PMAY scheme in Haryana

Central govt approved action plan to cover families in 28 cities.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 6th, 2017

UP govt to probe irregularities in PM rural housing scheme, MNREGA

Orders have also been issued to ensure that the probe is completed by November 13 and a report is sent to the state government.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 31st, 2017

Govt reviews power purchase bid rules

The committee set up to recommend changes in the bidding guidelines for power projects would now build upon the SHAKTI scheme to help stranded assets get both coal supply and power sale contracts.Close to 16,000 Mw of coal-based po.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 15th, 2017

Govt to come out with guidelines to tackle malnutrition by Sept

The centre plans to come up with firm guidelines on a scheme to tackle community-based malnutrition (CMAMwhich will include norms on the amount of calories required by a person. Sources in the Ministry for Women and Child D.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 24th, 2017

Maharashtra govt to frame guidelines for farmers’ loan waiver

The Maharashtra government is planning to come up with a fresh set of guidelines for the effective implementation of the loan waiver scheme for farmers, an official has said. Chief Minister Devend........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 13th, 2017

Modicare: How govt plans to use "Ayushman Bharat" to transform health care

Under Ayushman Bharat, often called Modicare, the plan is to offer universal health coverage to 500 mn beneficiaries from 100 mn vulnerable families, with each family getting Rs 500,000 as cover.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2018

Govt plans new Delhi-Mumbai express highway for Rs 1 trillion: Gadkari

An ambitious scheme of developing Eastern and Western Peripheral Expressways around Delhi was taken up, and the Eastern Peripheral Expressway will be inaugurated by PM Modi on April 29.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

"Rent to own" scheme: One of the ways to fix housing deficit in urban areas

All schemes for addressing India's housing shortage zero in on property purchases, but rental housing has not made much headway despite its importance.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

Sebi issues disclosure norms to govern new MF schemes post-merger

There are no specific guidelines at present to govern the depiction of performance of the surviving scheme.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 12th, 2018

Will Lowe"s (LOW) Initiatives be Able to Revive the Stock?

We believe improving job scenario, gradual recovery in the housing market and merchandising initiatives along with efforts to enhance omni-channel capabilities bode well for Lowe's (LOW). .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 10th, 2018

Supreme Court asks govt to file Cauvery management scheme by May 3

The court will decide the next step after receiving the draft scheme from the central government.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 9th, 2018

Aadhaar linking, DBT scheme helped govt save Rs 830 billion: Niti CEO Kant

Centre linked 437 scheme under DBT, knocked off 27 million fake ration cards.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 4th, 2018

Aadhaar scheme approved by experts, not open to judicial review: Govt to SC

On the issue of 16-digit virtual Aadhaar ID, Venugopal said that it is an excellent safety measure.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 4th, 2018

No govt official will be entitled to ISD facilities on home phones: FinMin

ISD facility is allowed on official telephones in respect of administrative secretaries only, said the guidelines issued by Finance Ministry.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 3rd, 2018

UP tops rural housing chart; Yogi govt disburses Rs 100-bn subsidy

Pips other BJP-ruled states with 85% achievement in constructing houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 1st, 2018

Govt hopes to create 10 mn jobs by bearing entire 12% of pension incentive

Since the launch of scheme in August 2016, Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY), as many as 30 lakh workers have already benefited.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 29th, 2018

Govt"s flagship crop insurance plan lose sheen as coverage area reduces

Gross cropped area has reduced to 24% in 2017-18 from 30% in 2016-17 when the actual target for the current year was 40%.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 25th, 2018