Urban Renewal

  • FIR lodged against contractors for non-maintenance of roads January 4, 2014

    An FIR was lodged on Saturday against contractors of UP Jal Nigam, L~~amp;amp;T and Megha Engineering and Infrastructure for the alleged ignoring of maintenance of developmental projects here. BJP MLA Ravindra Jaiswal and others lodged the FIR under sections 406, 419 and 420 of IPC for fraud and laxity in maintenance...
  • Rawat confident of Congress victory in Uttarakhand polls April 24, 2013

    Dehradun: Claiming that development has gained pace in Uttarakhand over the past few months, Union Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday exuded confidence about the ruling Congress's impressive victory in the civic body polls in the state slated for April 28, 2013. "Development oriented decisions taken by the state government over...
  • Reddy seeks Rs 100,000 cr to develop 28 cities June 29, 2009

    New Delhi: The Urban Development Ministry has sought an extra Rs 50,000 crore to include 28 more cities under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), a central government initiative to promote planned development of cities. “The government has committed to raise Rs 100,000 crore of investment for the urban...
  • State of our cities: Municipal corps short of funds November 11, 2008

    For the first time since Independence, the government has woken up to the need for municipal reform. Four years on, with three years left, the Jawaharhal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) is incentivising reforms with Rs 50,000 cr grant. But this is not enough. The truth is that municipal...