09 Jul 2011
The Centre has appreciated Jharkhand Urban Development Department’s initiative for providing training as well as employment to youths of the state by implementing the Swarn Jayanti Sahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY).
01 May 2011
In a bid to avoid a direct confrontation with the Judiciary, Arjun Munda-led BJP government in Jharkhand has dropped the idea of enacting an Ordinance to stop the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in the state.
10 Jun 2016
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today mooted the idea of trifurcating the state Social Welfare Department into three Directorates to ensure proper development through timely intervention.
17 Jun 2016
Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate work on Smart City projects from Pune on June 25, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.
04 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The government expects to soon put in place a new 'single window' clearance mechanism to provide faster approvals for urban development projects, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.
24 May 2016
New Delhi: The government today announced the names of 13 more cities that will be developed under the Centre's 'Smart City Mission' with Lucknow in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh topping the list, followed by Warangal in Telangana and Dharmashala in Himachal Pradesh.
22 May 2015
Mumbai: Even as the Union Cabinet gave its nod to NDA government's flagship smart city project last month, no city from Maharashtra has yet been included in the programme as the Centre's guidelines are awaited for it, an official said.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: A bill seeking to regulate the real estate sector, bring in transparency and help protect consumer interests was passed by the Rajya Sabha today.
22 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Sending a clear message that money allotted for the Smart City project cannot be used for other purposes, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that "everything will be watched and observed".
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: States and Union Territories will have a greater say in implementation of the three flagship schemes for urban development launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, as per the guidelines issued.