The Government of India has announced the development of industrial corridor projects so as to contain the urbanisation challenge and majorly give a strong boost to the country's manufacturing and industrial potential.
In an interaction with INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY, Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Delhi,Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMICDC) believes that the detailed planning of these cities addresses the distribution of social and physical infrastructure
According to economic survey 2015v16, the decade to 2011 saw inter-state migration of 60 million people and inter-district migration of around 80 million people. However, within the next four years, by 2015, the number of inter-state migrants increased by 45 million.
Odisha is planning to build one lakh houses for economically weaker sections (EWS) and lower income groups (LIG) by 2022 under the policy of Â‘Housing for All in Urban AreasÂ’, according to Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Minister Pushpendra Singhdeo.
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation has asked all states and Union Territories to submit proposals for construction of affordable houses for the urban poor at the earliest so that the Â‘Housing for AllÂ’ target in urban areas could be met by 2022 as envisaged.
The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) or Housing for All by 2022, launched on the 25th of June 2015, is a highly ambitious programme. As the name suggests, the programme aims to provide a house to every Indian by 2022, i.e., in the next seven years.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation will discuss with the states the policy measures being taken by them to promote affordable housing projects for the benefit of economically weaker sections (EWS) and low income groups (LIG).
By the end of June 2013, the Delhi government hopes to allocate at least 7,000 houses meant for economically weaker sections (EWS) out of the around 14,000 flats built over five years ago. These flats were built over five years ago and still remain unused because of non-allocation. However, with the assembly election round the corner, the state government has expedited the allocation