Ministry Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Current Affairs - 2020

MoHUA unites with Swiggy To Take Street Food Vendors online

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Swiggy on October 5, 2020 in order to take the street food vendors online under the PM Svanidhi Scheme. Key Facts The programme was launched in five cities including Chennai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Delhi and Varanasi. On the first day, around 250 vendors Read More…

3.5 Million Houses Handed Over to Beneficiaries under PMAY-U, Highlights from 5 Years of PMAY-U, SCM, and AMRUT

On 25th June 2020, a webinar was conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to mark the 5 years of successful completion of the 3 Schemes. The Progress, Achievements, and Outcomes from the 3 schemes in the 5 years are: Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) The Mission covers more than Read More…

GoI: Star Rating of Garbage Free Cities Released

On May 19, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs released star rating of garbage free cities for the year 2019-20. Highlights Around 5 cities were given 5-star rating. This includes Ambikapur, Surat, Rajkot, Mysuru, Indore and Navi Mumbai. The ministry had given 3-star rating to 65 cities and 1-star rating to 70 cities. Read More…

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana signs MoU with Amazon to e-market

On March 5, 2020, Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) has signed MoU with Amazon to e-market products made by self help groups in India. Highlights The MoU has been signed as a part of Women’s Day celebration. Every year March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day. The women entrepreneurs in E-Commerce platform Read More…

Best Performing Smart Cities paired up with least performing to work as SISTER CITIES

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has paired up 20 best performing smart cities with least performing cities. They will work as “sister cities”. Highlights The best performing cities include Tiruppur, Nagpur, Bhopal, Ranchi, Kanpur, Surat, Indore, Vellore, Vishakhapatnam, Varanasi, Vellore, Nashik, Vadodara, Pune, Kota, Davangere, Dehradun, Udaipur, Amaravati and Agra. The programme Read More…