Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to the housing and urban development in India.
In another huge blow to development of Amaravati as the Andhra Pradesh state capital, a consortium of Singapore companies closed the Amaravati Capital City Startup Project.
The Union government has launched the ambitious project of redevelopment of the Parliament building, Central Secretariat and the Central vista a three kilometre stretch from India Gate to Rajpath and appointed an architectural consultant who has been associated with some important projects when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the Gujarat Chief Minister.
On the directions of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) is undertaking a massive demand survey in the 675 slum clusters in the national capital for estimating the total demand for housing the poor.
Rajiv Gauba, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer on Friday took over as the new Cabinet Secretary in the Government of India after the superannuation of the incumbent P.K. Sinha.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has allocated portfolios to Ministers inducted into the expanded cabinet, while keeping 37 departments with him.
The Kamal Nath-led Madhya Pradesh government has borrowed heavily to come to terms with the financial crunch caused by farm loan waivers.
A devastating fire engulfed a coaching centre in a Surat building in Gujarat on Friday, killing 17 students.