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Rebuilding Of Prime Plots Without Proper Urban Design Spells Disaster For The City

DDA as the agency responsible for controlling development has failed to prevent extensive unauthorized construction across the city

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Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry Ropes In Pvt Player To Help Skilled Urban Poor Get Jobs

The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry today roped in a private online service aggregator to promote jobs with a minimum assured monthly wages for urban poor trained under its skill development programme.

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Coming Soon: DDA's New Housing Scheme; File Awaits LG's Nod

The Delhi Development Authority's new housing scheme with 12,000 flats on offer is likely to be rolled out very soon, as the DDA has completed formalities and sent the proposal to the Lt Governor for his nod

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VIP Culture -- Politicians, Bureaucrats And Their Hunger For Status Symbol

It may be highlighted that government land belonging to whichever government agency is public land, the priority for the development of which should be in the larger public interest, and not for the development of status symbols for politicians and bureaucrats

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HUDCO Sets Price Range For Up To $191 Million IPO

Housing and Urban Development Corp Ltd on Thursday set the price range for its initial public offering, the first by a state-run company in five years, to raise up to Rs 1,220 crore

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Planning For Long-Term More Important Than Spending Funds On Iconic Projects

A walk along the central road in ITO area gives an idea of the scale of congestion created by the mixture of vehicular and pedestrian traffic along its entire length

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Jharkhand Urban Development Minister C P Singh Rolls Out Red Carpet For Investors

Jharkhand Urban Development Minister Chandreshwar Prasad Singh has termed the Global Investors' Summit as historic as it was for the first time any government had organised such a medium to initiate development of the state

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Rural Gain Is Urban India's Loss

The Ministry of Urban Development got an allocation of Rs 34,212 crore, marginally up from the last fiscal year

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Make Liveable Cities, Not Smart Cities

Former mayors of Adelaide and Barcelona share their expertise on how to make a smart city; Urban development secretary talks about raising civil charges

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DDA Ignores Gazetted Norms In Proposed TOD Projects

One of the important recommendations of the Delhi Master Plan 2021 notified in February 2007 was that Influence Zones along the metro rail and major transportation corridors be declared as intensive development zones

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60 Per Cent Indians To Live In Cities By 2050: Govt

As per the 2011 census, 31 per cent population in the country lives in urban areas and more and more people would migrate to cities in coming decades

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Planning The Space Around Metro Stations

As part of the overall integration of the metro system with the framework of Delhi, major train stations need to be identified and planned to have direct connections to surrounding residential areas by a bus network, as well as a system of roads, bicycle tracks and walkways

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Warped Priorities Dictate Future Development In Delhi

The various plans prepared by the Delhi Development Authority do not properly recognise or provide for the needs of a large section of society

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