The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry also gave nod to central assistance of Rs 450 crore for the project under the Centre's flagship programme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), an official release said.
NDA's vice presidential nominee M Venkaiah Naidu today warned Pakistan against aiding and abetting terror, saying it should recall what happened in the 1971 Indo-Pak war when it faced a humiliating defeat and Bangladesh was born
BJP president Amit Shah, senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi as well as leaders from BJP allies and those from other regional parties, including the AIADMK and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, accompanied Naidu as he filed his papers in the parliament complex.
The portfolio of urban development, which too was with Naidu, was given to Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, the PMO said.
The prime minister spoke to Palaniswami, who leads the Amma faction of the ruling AIADMK, over the phone and thanked him for supporting the NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, an official release issued here late last night said.
The BJP Parliamentary board, in a meeting, picked Naidu for contesting the poll for vice president, the post he is almost certain to occupy.
Allaying fears related to the RERA, Naidu said, the regulations will not only help real estate developers but it will enhance credibility and increase acceptability.
"There is massive support for GST and people are happy," the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister said in his address at a GST conference here.
"There is massive support for GST and people are happy," Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Naidu said in his address at a GST conference here.
The information and broadcasting minister said the Central Bureau of Investigation was doing its duty and acting in accordance with the mandate given to it by law.
Kovind was speaking at a meeting organised by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with the legislators of his party, the TRS, which was also attended by a few key leaders of the BJP.
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Five-year lock-in period removed; over 99 percent houses eligible for interest subsidy under PMAY urban.
While Naidu was the proposer, YSR Congress Party's Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy seconded Kovind's fourth set of nomination papers. Union minister Ananth Kumar was also present there.
Venkaiah Naidu said there may be some initial "hiccups", but the new tax regime will help consumers and traders in the long-term.
Naidu, who was in the city to attend the listing of the Rs 200 crore bond by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), said there is enough money in the system but the local bodies need to tap them efficiently through various modes of funding.
The Central Bureau of Investigation's raids on the properties of NDTV founder Prannoy Roy on June 5 on allegations of bank fraud had drawn criticism from several political parties as well journalist groups such as the Editors' Guild of India, Press Club of India and All India Newspaper Editors' Conference.
The Urban Development, Housing Urban Poverty Alleviation & Information and Broadcasting Minister was speaking at the inaugural session of the Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM) in Kota.
Tamil Nadu would sanction three lakh houses in 2017-18, under the central government’s ‘Housing for All’ scheme, union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said. “The Tamil Nadu government has assured me that it will R
"The Centre is formulating a new Metro Rail policy to enable innovative finance such as land value capture, transit- oriented development for new Metro Rail projects," he said.
The government told the Lok Sabha that an agreement was inked between NBCC and Mauritius government to develop the social housing project at Dagotiere and Mare Tabac in Mauritius. The pact was signed last month.
The move comes a day after the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) held a meeting with private real estate developers with a focus to remove "bottlenecks" to ensure private sector participation in the government's ambitious 'Housing-for-all by 2022' programme.
Taking a dig at political rivals for finding fault with voting machines used in recently held UP polls, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today quipped that some people are attributing the electoral losses to EVMs or "Every Vote Modi".
Addressing the realtors’ apex body CREDAI Conclave, Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu, on March 6, 2017, expressed concern over the skyrocketing land prices in some cities and said it R
Naidu, who is also the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, also asked states to waive stamp duty for affordable housing projects and rationalise it for others.