Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment-12th GRIHA Summit
GS-Paper-Economic Issue- PT-MAINS
Context: GRIHA buildings ecosystem for sustainability and sanitation in inspiring behavioural change. Cities bear a massive responsibility to balance present & future needs.
**Theme: Rejuvenating Resilient Habitats.
Purpose: To serve as a platform to deliberate on innovative technologies and solutions which shall help in creating robust mechanisms&n
Global Housing Technology Challenge-India (GHTC-India) initiative
With the continuous expansion of India as a knowledge-driven economy, the ‘customer-focused’ and ‘application-driven’ policy for the Indian Telecom Sector, which can form the main pillar of Digital India has become the need of the hour.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of six Light House Projects in six cities as part of the Global Housing Technology Challenge-India (GHTC-I
Light House Projects
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Light House projects (LHPs) at six sites across six States through a video conference on 1st January 2021.
The LHPs will be implemented in Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Rajkot (Gujarat), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Ranchi (Jharkhand), and Agartala (Tripura) and Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh).
The project is being constructed under the Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC
92% of Projects under PMAY-G Completed
Under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G), 92% target of completion has been achieved in the 1st phase of the scheme i.e. from 2016-17 to 2018-19 with intended beneficiaries also coming down from 2.95 cr to 2.14 cr due to duplication and other incidences.
Rural Housing In India
The public housing programme in the country started with the rehabilitation of refugees immediately after independence and since then, it has bee
Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Rural vs Urban): Comparison
Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin, 2016
The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), 2015
The scheme would be implemented in rural areas throughout India except for Delhi and Chandigarh.
It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme: 60:40 and 90:10.
1.2 lakh will be given in plain areas and 1.3 lakh in h
As a part of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, Smart Cities Mission, MoHUA has launched the “Smart cities and Academia Towards Action & Research (SAAR)” program, a joint initiative of MoHUA, National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and leading Indian academic institutions of the country.
Under the program, 15 premier architecture & planning institutes of the country will be working with Smart Cities to document landmark projects undertaken by the