Hardeep Singh Puri Current Affairs - 2020

Sixth Edition of Swachh Survekshan Survey from 4th January 2021

Since its first edition back in 2016, the Swachh Survekshan survey has been conducted every year by making the process for conducting the survey more robust by redesigning it innovatively. The toolkit for the 2021 and the dates for the 6th edition of the Swachh Survekshan survey was launched by Hardeep Singh Puri (Union Minister Read More…

DDA Portal 2 for registration of properties in unauthorised colonies launched

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri formally launched DDA Portal 2 in New Delhi. Now, the residents of 1,731 unauthorised colonies can register their details and upload their documents for verification in the given portal to apply for ownership rights. About 8,268 citizens have already registered on Portal 2 ever since it became Read More…

Civil Aviation Minister orders setting up a mechanism to regularly Monitor Airfares

Union Minister for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri has ordered setting up a mechanism to regularly monitor airfares in the country. With the setting up of new mechanism, the airfares will now be regularly monitored by Union Ministry of Civil Aviation and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Key Highlights The Aviation Ministry move to Read More…

Global Housing Technology Challenge

The Union Minister of Housing and Urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri launched the Global Housing Technology Challenge. The challenge is undertaken under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U). Features of the Global Housing Technology Challenge The features of the Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC) are: GHTC aims to fast-track the construction of affordable housing Read More…

Government announces 9 new Smart Cities

Union Minister of Housing and Urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has announced a new batch of 9 smart cities under Smart City Mission. With the addition of these 9 smart cities in the fourth round, the total cities picked up under Smart City Mission have reached 99. Key Facts The nine cities include three from Uttar Read More…