Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Current Affairs - 2019

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National Common Mobility Card

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which can be used to make payments across public transport anywhere in the country, including Metro, bus and suburban railways, for toll and parking, and for retail like any credit or debit card. National Common Mobility Card The National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) was Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & BankingUPSC

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Swachhata Excellence Awards 2019

The Raigarh Municipal Corporation of Chhattisgarh has won the “Swachhata Excellence awards 2019”.  The municipal corporations of Ambikapur of Chhattisgarh and Kumbakonam of Tamil Nadu have bagged the second and third prizes respectively. All of these are AMRUT cities. A total of 40 awards were distributed to the Area Level Federations (ALFs), City Livelihoods Federations (CLFs) and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). These Awards were given by the Ministry of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & HonoursUPSC

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Survey on sanitation across Cities on the Bank of River Ganga

The Quality Council of India undertook a survey on the status of sanitation across cities and towns on the bank of River Ganga for the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. There are 39 towns on the banks of river in West Bengal, 20 in Uttar Pradesh, 17 in Bihar and 14 and two towns Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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AMRUT Scheme : Only 20% of Projects completed

The data from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has revealed the following facts about the implementation status of AMRUT Yojana: With only a year to the deadline, only 20 per cent of the total projects were completed utilising 3 per cent of the total funds approved. States like Bihar and Assam were not able Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Utilisation of funds by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

The data released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs outlines the following trends in the utilisation of funds: Developing metro rail networks and housing development has been the top priority of the Central Government’s urban development strategy. The central government has allocated Rs 53,000 crore to the States in four years to implement Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Government launches PAISA Portal under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission

Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched ‘PAiSA’ – Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access during National Workshop on Municipal Finance and Urban Planning held in New Delhi. PAISA Portal It is centralised electronic platform for quicker processing of loans under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM). It Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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#LooReview Campaign: Government and Google launch campaign to review public toilets

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has partnered with Google to launch Loo Review campaign on Google Map. The joint campaign has been launched under aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM–U). It will run throughout October and November 2018 in an effort to increase awareness and ease of locating public toilets across India. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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