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  • Govt Housing_Bhopal
    Government Housing Project: Bhopal. Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited, 2018.

    Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation is Developing 680 State of the art government quarters near Dussehra Maidan TT Nagar under Area Based Development (ABD) component of the Smart City project. Chief minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan ji laid foundation stone for Smart City’s govt. housing...

  • Urban Housing India_WRI
    Confronting the Urban Housing Crisis in the Global South: Adequate, Secure, and Affordable Housing. Washington, D.C.: World Resources Institute, 2017.

    There is an acute lack of well-located urban housing that is adequate, secure, and affordable. The global affordable housing gap is currently estimated at 330 million urban households and is forecast to grow by more than 30 percent to 440 million households, or 1.6 billion people, by 2025.

    ...

  • News Article
    Chandran, Rina. Community Comes Together To Modernise Mumbai’s 150-Year-Old Bhendi Bazaar In NDTV Every Life Counts. NDTV Convergence Limited, 2017.

    This article focuses on persepectives of the community towards the Redevelopment Project of Bhendi Bazaar as proposed by Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust.

  • Compendium
    Sabka Sapna Ghar Ho Apna: Stories of PMAY (U) Beneficiaries and Best Practices of States. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2017.

    This compendium is a compilation of Success Stories and Best Practices from the states achieved under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).  

  • HUDCO - Consolidated
    Urban India: Status of Demography, Economy, Social Structure, Housing and Basic Infrastructure. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), 2017.

    This publication is a part of the three-phase study which looks at the status of demography, economy and social structures, basic infrastructure and housing across various size classes of urban settlements in India. It is a consolidation of the three-phase study on metropolitan cities,  Class I...

  • Migration
    Report of the Working Group on Migration In Report of the Working Group on Migration. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2017.

    The thrust of this report is to look at the architecture of laws and schemes at the federal and state levels to ensure that there are no barriers to free voluntary movement of people across the country, no restrictions on them to be fully able to take advantage of the opportunities, wherever...

  • Housing for all, subsidy
    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban): Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme for EWS/LIG. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2017.

    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) - Housing for All” Mission for urban area is being implemented during 2015-2022 and this Mission will provide central assistance to implementing agencies through States and UTs for providing houses to all eligible families/ beneficiaries by 2022. Mission, in...

  • CLSS_ MIG
    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban): Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme for Middle Income Group (CLSS for MIG). Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2017.

    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) – Housing for All” Mission for urban areas is being implemented with effect from 17.06.2015 to provide central assistance to implementing agencies through States and UTs for providing houses to all eligible families/ beneficiaries. As a Central Sector Scheme,...

  • HUPA Passbook English
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    HUPA Passbook Hindi
    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban Passbook for Beneifciary Led Construction. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban Passbook for Beneifciary Led Construction gives a simplified format the all the information that is to be recorded and shared between beneficiary, banks, authorised offcials, Geological survey experts etc. throughout the process. 

  • PMAY Good Practices
    Sabka Sapna Ghar Ho Apna: Stories of PMAY(U) beneficiarieS And Best Practices of States. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    This is compilation of stories of Beneficiaries of Pradham mantri Awas Yoajana through out the Country followed by good practices of how, with the use of technology states are bringing in transprency in the process and making it more inclusive with citizen participation. 

  • Towards More Equal City
    King, Robin, Mariana Orloff, Terra Virsilas, and Tejas Pande. Confronting the Urban Housing Crisis in the Global South: Adequate, Secure, and Affordable Housing In Working Paper. World Resources Institute, 2017.

    There is an acute lack of well-located urban housing that is adequate, secure, and affordable. The global affordable housing gap is currently estimated at 330 million urban households and is forecast to grow by more than 30 percent to 440 million households, or 1.6 billion people, by 2025. This...

  • India Habitat III National Report 2016
    India Habitat III National Report 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2016.

    The India National Report is a sequel to resolution 24/14 of the UN Habitat Governing Council, adopted in its twentyfourth session by which the Council invited its member states to prepare national reports on the “implementation of the Habitat-II agenda and of the other relevant internationally...

  • New Urban Agenda2016
    UN Habitat III: New Urban Agenda, Outcome document from Quito. UN Habitat III, 2016.

    This century will see a substantial majority of the world’s population living in urban centres. It is now estimated that 54.5% of people live in urban areas. The Habitat III conference was the first Habitat conference to take place a t a point i n history wher e majority of the world's...

  • Slum Redevelopment policy, 2015
    Delhi Slum & JJ Rehabilitation and Relocation Policy, 2015. New Delhi: Delhi Urban Shelter Improvment Board, 2016.

    Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) has introduced Delhi Slum & JJ Rehabilitation and Relocation Policy, 2015. The policy has been approved on 11.04.2016.

  • Amravati, Maharashtra
    . Case Studies: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Amravati, Maharashtra In 8th Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee Meeting. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2016.

    The presentation describes the Benificiary Led Construction (BLC) Scheme no 4 implemented in 5 zones of Amravati City in which 6158 EWS houses were built.

  • Shelter: Vol 17
    Affordable Housing In Shelter. Vol. 17., 2016.

    “Affordability” is a relative term which means different things to different people. In the context of housing, affordability means the financial capacity of an individual to buy or rent a house. In 2008, the High Level Task Force on Affordable Housing for All, setup by the Government of India,...

  • Housing for all_ Guidelines
    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Housing for All (Urban), Scheme Guidelines 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2016.

    “Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Housing for All (Urban)” Mission for urban area willbe implemented during 2015-2022 and this Mission will provide central assistance to implementing agencies through States and UTs for providing houses to all eligible families/beneficiaries by 2022. Mission will be...

  • Affordable Housing
    Affordable Housing in India - Key Initiatives for Inclusive Housing for All. Jones Lang LaSalle, 2016.

    The Indian real estate sector has been an important growth driver to our economy for the last two decades. The industry started its journey by focusing to construct upscale to mid –budget housing primarily in the metropolitan and Tier I cities. As urbanization became the fancy of an average...

  • Griha Booklet
    The Little Book of GRIHA Rating. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, 2016.

    Through this “The Little Book of GRIHA Rating”, presents the basics of green building rating system and the roadmap to achieve maximum star rating along with other details. We request you to join us in this initiative of making Pune a Sustainable City through GRIHA. As you delve deeper into it,...

  • NIUA-HUDCO Study 2016
    Towns of India: Demography, Economy and Social Structures, and the Status of Basic Infrastructure and Housing. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2016.

    An increasing number of people live in small and medium-sized towns in the periphery of large cities as the world completes its process of urban transition. India is no exception to this phenomenon.  It is in these towns where national economies are to be built, solutions to global challenges...

  • PMAY MIS User manual
    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana: MIS User Manual. New Delhi, India: National Informatics Centre, 2016.

    The purpose of this document i.e. User Manual, are:

    1. To provide operating instructions related to the PMAY MIS;
    2. To provide information about the PMAY MIS and problem reporting mechanism;
    3.  To provide PMAY MIS features along with handling and...

  • Urban Rental Policy
    Draft National Urban Rental Housing Policy (2015). Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2016.

    Urban housing shortage in India, estimated to be 18.78 million during the 12th Plan period with consequent increases resulting in increase in urbanization in future years, is an area of concern. Historically housing policy/programmatic interventions have been oriented towards home ownership,...

  • urban reforms China Singapore
    Challenges and Reforms in Urban Governance: Insights from the Development Experience of China and Singapore., 2016.

    An inaugural publication on urban governance was jointly launched by the Ministry of National Development (MND), Singapore, and the Development Research Center of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China (DRC) on 12 Jul 2016.

    This publication is the first research outcome of...

  • Housing and child health
    Sandel, Megan, John Cook, Ana Poblacion, Richard Sheward, Sharon Coleman, Janet Viveiros, and Lisa Sturtevant. Housing as a Health Care Investment: Affordable Housing Supports Children's Health. National Housing Conference, 2016.

    Affordable and stable housing plays a critical role in supporting the health and well-being of children. Research from Children’s HealthWatch shows public investment in housing—including housing for homeless families and rental assistance for food-insecure families—...

  • Investing in Affordable Housing to Promote Community Health
    Viveiros, Janet. Investing in Affordable Housing to Promote Community Health. National Housing Conference, 2016.

    Housing is one of several important social determinants (social and economic factors) that have a significant impact on a person’s health. Health care reform has shifted the health care landscape from focusing only on treating illness and injury to also promoting health and wellness, as well as...

  • Restoring Neighbourhoods
    Viveiros, Janet, and Lisa Sturtevant. The Role of Anchor Institutions in Restoring Neighborhoods: Health Institutions as a Catalyst for Affordable Housing and Community Development., 2016.

    Anchor institutions, such as hospitals and universities, can be important catalysts for urban economic and community development. They can take on a variety of roles—from community infrastructure builder to purchaser of local goods and services to developer of real estate. With...

  • School and housing
    Supporting Educational Achievement with Afterschool Programs Located in Affordable Housing. National Housing Conference, 2016.

    Establishing afterschool and summer programming can be an effective strategy to support the educational achievement of low-income students and extend their progress in the classroom. Affordable housing developments are home to many low-income students who could benefit from educational supports...

  • Maharashtra Amravati _PMAY
    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana; Amravati, Maharashtra. Amravati Municpal Corporation, 2016.

    Thsi presenatation starts with city profile of Amravati thereafter discussing their experience of implementing Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.  The agenda is as follows:
    2. Beneficiary Led Construction
    a. Introduction
    b. Objective/Importance /need
    c. Deciding Criteria for...

  • RERA Act
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    RERA FAQ
    The Real Estate (Regulation And Development) Act, 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2016.

    The Real Estate Act, 2016 aims at protecting the rights and interests of consumers and promotion of uniformity and standardization of business practices and transactions in the real estate sector. It attempts to balance the interests of consumers and promoters by imposing certain...

  • Handbook on Urban Laws and Policies
    Handbook on Urban Laws and Policies that Impact Housing Vol- II. Vol. 2. Mumbai: Praja Foundation, 2015.

    This Handbook is in the nature of a reference work, which describes in brief the various Acts in Maharashtra that impact urban housing, as well as the various policies and schemes, both Central and State, that affect what kind of urban housing is built, and for whom.

  • NIUA-HUDCO Study 2015
    Non-metropolitan Class I Cities of India: Demography, Economy and Social Structures, and the status of Basic Infrastructure and Housing. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    The present study focuses on cities with population of 0.1million to 1 million and is based on secondary data. In addition, in the two case-study cities of Shahjahanpur and Tumkur, discussions with several stakeholders, officials and functionaries responsible for designing, implementation and...

  • Policy for Housing for All in Urban Areas Odisha
    Policy for Housing for All in Urban Areas, Odisha, 2015. Cuttack: Government of Odisha, 2015.

    This Policy for “Housing For All in Urban Areas” of Government of Odisha intends to create an enabling environment for all stakeholders to work together in achieving the objectives set forth. With the adoption of this Policy having in-built incentive mechanism, it is expected that all...

  • Best Practices_Habitat Planning
    Best Practices: Habitat Planning & Design for the Urban Poor. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2015.

    Government of India has announced its flagship scheme to provide “Housing for All” which envisages construction of 20 million houses by 2022. The strategy to achieve this goal would be through Affordable Housing, Slum Redevelopment, Interest Subvention and beneficiary led construction...

  • Compendium of Emerging Technologies
    Compendium of Prospective Emerging Technologies for Mass Housing. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2015.

    The Building Materials & Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India is studying & evaluating prospective innovative Construction system, developed within the country and from aboard and based on their technical suitability,...

  • Jan Awas Yojana
    Chief Minister's Jan Awas Yojana - 2015., 2015.

    Affordable Housing Policy-2009 was launched in Dec. 2009 but due to certain shortcomings and bottlenecks in the implementation of policy, much progress could not be achieved. New policy has been prepared after review of existing policy and incorporating learnings from the past experiences,...

  • Tackling Urban Poverty
    Tackling Urban Poverty In Policy Brief. Bangalore: Indian Institute of Human Settlements, 2015.

    Poverty in India has long been rurally imagined. Programmes, policies, missions and resources have followed suit. There are no urban equivalents, for example, of several national missions in work, health, or electricity, among others. This has, in the past two decades, begun to change as the...

  • Housing for All by 2022
    Housing for All by 2022 In Policy Brief. Bangalore: Indian Institute of Human Settlements, 2015.

    ‘Housing for All by 2022’ can succeed only if the focus is on upgrading existing housing rather than constructing new units. A housing mission should be a nationally-scaled, in-situ, upgradation programme that provides communities security of tenure in the settlements they have already built....

  • Instituting Rental Housing
    Instituting Rental Housing In Policy Briefs. Bangalore: Indian Institute of Human Settlements, 2015.

    Public policy has rarely encouraged rental housing in the private market or in public schemes. Ownership seems to have been the singular aim of housing policies in India. In fact, the Rent Control Acts, designed to safeguard the interests of tenants, resulted in the choking of supply of rental...

  • State Affordable Policy
    Model State Affordable Housing Policy (2015). Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2015.

    The aim of the Model Policy is to create an enabling environment for providing “affordable housing for all” with special emphasis on EWS and LIG and other vulnerable sections of society such as Scheduled castes/Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Minorities and senior citizens, physically...

  • Compendium of Best Practices
    Compendium of Best Practices in States. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2015.

    Many State Governments and Union Territories have through their past experience and efforts adopted innovative measures while framing their policies and programmes on affordable housing. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has compiled the policies, best practices and innovative...

  • Pune housing
    Nakamura, Shohei. Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis . The World Bank Group, 2015.

    This paper estimates slum residents' willingness to pay for formalized land tenure in Pune, India. In so doing, it offers evidence that the legal assurance of slum residents' occupancy of their lands could benefit them. Previous studies have discussed legal and non-legal factors that...

  • migrants and housing
    Naik, Mukta. Informal Rental Housing Typologies and Experiences of Low-income Migrant Renters in Gurgaon, India. New Delhi, India: Environment and Urbanization Asia, 2015.

    A significant proportion of the working poor in Asian cities live in slums as renters. An estimated 60–90 per cent of low-income rentals in Asia are in the informal sector; 25 per cent of India’s housing stock comprises informal rentals. Yet informal rentals remain an understudied area. Through...

  • Affordable Housing Seminar
    P.S.N.Rao, Prof. Dr., and GIZ(Deutsche GmbH). Role of Real Estate Developers in Affordable Housing and Climate Change In Role of Real Estate Developers in Affordable Housing and Climate Change. Delhi: School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, 2014.

    In order to facilitate sharing of ideas and learning from different private developers working in Affordable Housing in different parts of the country, a workshop was organized by School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi on November 21, 2014 at the India Habitat Centre in collaboration...

  • Urbanisation, Development and Housing Requirements in the National Capital Region (NCR)
    Bedi, Jatinder S.. Urbanisation, Development and Housing Requirements in the National Capital Region (NCR) In Background Paper on Issues Related to Land Economics. New Delhi, India: National Council of Applied Economic Research, 2014.

    This paper focuses on the implications of various land use policies being adopted in India with special reference to Delhi and the NCR region. This is linked with changes in policies related to the acquisition of large tracts of land by public sector agencies, changes in Floor Area Ratio (FAR)...

  • Policy Approaches to Affordable Housing in Urban India - Problems and Possibilities
    Bhan, Gautam, Geetika Anand, Swastik Harish, and Prasad Shetty. Policy Approaches to Affordable Housing in Urban India - Problems and Possibilities. Bangalore: Indian Institute of Human Settlements, 2014.

    This paper has three foci. The first is housing policy. By this we mean that we are concerned with particular forms of public action, the specific instruments used in order to carry them out, and the actors and institutions tasked with doing so. The second focus of this paper is to think about a...

  • NIUA-HUDCO Study 2014
    Metropolitan cities of India: Demographic, economic and social structures, and the status of basic infrastructure and housing. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2014.

    This report is a culmination of research conducted at the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), New Delhi, under the Phase I of the HUDCO Chair project during the period 2012-13. The report titled “ Metropolitan cities of India: Demographic, economic and social structures, and the status...

  • Sustainable Social Housing DA
    Nagrath, Kriti, and Amelie Gilbert. Sustainable Social Housing Initiative. New Delhi, India: Development Alternatives, 2014.

    This report presents the finding of an assessment on sustainability in urban social housing in India undertaken by Development Alternatives under the UNEP -Sustainable Social Housing Initiative (SUSHI). The assessment aims at creating a better understanding of the integration of environmental...

  • National Housing Bank
    Report on Trend and Progress of Housing in India 2014. National Housing Bank, Government of India, 2014.

    Global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to improve further in 2014-15, with much of the impetus coming from advanced economies. Inflation in these economies, however, has undershot projections, reflecting still large output gaps and recent commodity price declines.

    The...

  • Handbook for Disable friendly housing
    Edelman, Marja. Accessibility of Housing: A Handbook of Inclusive Affordable Housing Solutions for Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), 2014.

    This publication is part of the activities of the Global Network for Sustainable Housing (GNSH) managed by the UN-Habitat Housing Unit. The handbook presents practical solutions to outgrow accessibility barriers for persons with disabilities and older persons in the contexts of slum upgrading,...

  • DRR and Housing
    Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction In Housing Sector. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Disaster Management, 2014.

    This report has been prepared in response to the assignment given by the National Institute of Disaster Management to develop strategies/guidelines/tools for mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in the housing sector in India. The report covers the whole gamut of issues of the housing sector....

  • Guidelines_night Shelters
    Guidelines Night Shelter for Urban Shelterless. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2014.

    The ultimate goal of the National Housing and Habitat Policy 1998 is to ensure that the basic need to Shelter for All is fulfilled in a time bound manner and a better quality of life is provided to all the citizens of the country by harnessing the unused potential in the public, private and the...

  • Impact of housing on education
    Brennan, Maya, Patrick Reed, and Lisa Sturtevant. The Impacts of Affordable Housing on Education. National Housing Conference, 2014.

    As an update to previous literature reviews in 2007 and 2011, the authors recently reviewed the academic research on the various ways in which the production, rehabilitation, or other provision of affordable housing may affect educational outcomes for children. This research review is organized...

  • Achieving Lasting Affordability through Inclusive Housing
    Hickey, Robert, Lisa Sturtevant, and Emily Thaden. Achieving Lasting Affordability Through Inclusionary Housing In Working Paper. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2014.

    Inclusionary housing policies are local land use policies that link approvals for market-rate housing to the creation of affordable homes for low- and moderate-income households. The primary goals of inclusionary housing programs are to expand the supply of affordable housing and promote social...

  • State of the market
    Agarwal, Aditya, Vikram Jain, and Ashish Karamchandani. State of the Low-Income Housing Market In Encouraging Progress & Opportunity to Realize Dreams of Millions. India: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited, 2013.

    The report "State of the Low-Income Housing Market -Encouraging Progress & Opportunity to Realize Dreams of Millions" is a sponsored research study, which bring in the scenario of low cost housing in Indian market. The Lead Sponsors of the study is- Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and...

  • Shelter: Vol 14
    Affordable Housing In Shelter . Vol. 14. New Delhi: Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd., 2013.

    There is a growing requirement for shelter and related infrastructure in urban areas due to rapid pace of urbanisation, growing informal settlements and the resultant gap between demand and supply of affordable housing. For a large developing nation - India, we need to constantly find innovative...

  • Housing Progress 2013
    Bank, National Housing. Report on Trend and Progress of Housing in India. New Delhi, India: National Housing Bank, 2013.

    Housing has a direct impact on employment and income generation. It has various backward and forward linkages and is linked to a host of indiustries and vocations. The Technical Group on Housing Shortage has estimated the housing shortage in urban Inddia at 18.78 million units in 2012.95 per...

  • NULM: Urban Shelters
    Scheme of Shelters for Urban Homeless (Operational Guidelines): National Urban Livelihoods Mission. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2013.

    The objectives of the Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH) component of NULM scheme are to:

    • Ensure availability and access of the urban homeless population to permanent shelters including the basic infrastructure facilities like water supply, sanitation, safety and security;
    • ...

  • Ray_ Guidelines
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    Ray_ppt
    Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY): Scheme Guidelines 2013-2022 & Training Model in Ray. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2013.

    In pursuance of this vision of “Slum free India”, Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) was launched in June 2011 in two phases; the preparatory phase for a period of two years which ended in June 2013 and implementation phase. Central Government has approved the implementation phase for the period of 2013-...

  • Ray_ Citizen Participation
    Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY): Guidelines for Community Participation 2013 - 2022. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2013.

    The Guidelines on Community Participation aim to describe the process of engaging communities in all the stages of RAY, including planning, survey, preparation of Slum Free City Plan of Action (SFCPoA), micro planning during preparation of DPR, implementation of projects and operation and...

  • ray_slum free city
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    ray_slum free city ppt
    Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY): Guidelines for Preparation of Slum Free City Plan of Action 2013- 2022. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2013.

    The Slum Free City Plan of Action (SFCPoA), is a city level action plan with investment requirements projected and prioritized for upgrading the existing slums and planning for provision of houses for the urban poor for the next 10-15 years. The plan has two parts; Part-...

  • Ray guidelines for GIS
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    Ray_GIS
    Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) Guidelines and training Module for GIS, MIS & GIS - MIS Integration 2013 - 2022. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2013.

    Preparation of these guidelines is mainly to assist the ULBs/States on the process to be followed for GIS mapping at City and Slum level, data entry of slum survey and household survey data into MIS and integration of this MIS with GIS at slum level and household level for preparation of SFCPoA...

  • Ray_DPR guidelines
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    Ray_DPR
    Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY): Guidelines for Preparation of Detailed Project Reports 2013 - 2022 & Training Module on DPR preparation. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2013.

    The guidelines for RAY provide flexibility to States/UTs and cities in deciding solutions specific to the requirements of each slum, whether redevelopment, up gradation, or relocation in consultation with community though In-situ re-development is the programme of choice. The preparation of...

  • Affordable housing
    Affordable Housing in Partnership: Scheme Guidelines. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2013.

    Ministry has been implementing Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) and Rajiv Awas Yojana as supply side interventions to tackle the problem of slums. The scheme of Affordable Housing in Partnership aims to encourage private sector participation in creation of affordable...

  • GIZ renewable energy
    Renewable Energy in India 2013: An Overview. GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH), 2013.

    The Government of India has since continued to develop policy frameworks both at the federal and the state level to encourage the development of an energy market which is conducive to the growth of renewables. The government’s policies provide different incentives to promote renewables,...

  • Affordable Housing in India
    Task Force on Promoting Affordable Housing. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2012.

    For the last many decades, public sector entities such as State Housing Boards and Development Authorities were the only suppliers of Affordable Housing stock through projects for EWS and LIG categories. An encouraging factor though is that in the last five years a set of new private sector...

  • Urban Housing Shortage
    Report of the Technical Group on Urban Housing Shortage (TG - 12) (2012-17). New Delhi: Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2012.

    In the Context of the strategy of inclusive development in the twelfth five year plan, addressing the problem of mismatch between suppliers of housing and those needing them and bringing down the housing shortage, if not completely eliminate it, would be the mjor challange. In order to design...

  • Rental Housing Report
    Desai, Renu. Rental Housing for the Urban Poor in Guwahati, Edited by Darshini Mahadevi. Ahmedabad: Center for Urban Equity (CUE), 2012.

    This report begins with a review of the policy and scholarly literature on rental housing. It then explains the research methodology of this study. The subsequent section provides a detailed discussion on the demographic, economic, political, and housing and planning-related aspects of Guwahati...

  • Affordable Housing in India
    Affordable Housing in Urban India. Jones Lang LaSalle, 2012.

    Affordable Housing in India, explores major issues in the development of affordable housing in India and steps taken by the Government and private sector to address them efficiently and inclusively.

  • Report
    Task Force on Promoting Affordable Housing. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2012.

    Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, set up a Task Force for developing transparent qualified criteria and a separate set of guidance for affordable housing in PPP projects for circulation to states, aimed at developing recommendations to create an enabling framework for increased...

  • Urban housing shortage
    Report of theTechnical Group on Urban Housing Shortage (2012-17). New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2012.

    Addressing the problem of mismatch between suppliers of housing and those needing them and bringing down the housing shortage, if not completely eliminate it, would be the major challenge. It is only when the nature and magnitude of the shortages are known in various income and rental categories...

  • Tenure security and urban social protection in India
    Mahadevia, Darshini. Tenure security and urban social protection in India In CSP Research Report 05. Sussex, UK: Centre for Social Protection (CSP), Institute of Development Studies (IDS), 2011.

    Informal housing in fact presents complex land tenure system. This research categorizes different levels of tenure security and links them with social protection.

  • Incremental Housing_Cities Alliance
    Wakely, Patrick, and Elizabeth Riley. The Case for Incremental Housing. Washington D.C.: Cities Alliance, 2011.

    The Case for Incremental Housing by Patrick Wakely and Elizabeth Riley makes the case for governments to initiate and support incremental housing strategies as a major component of integrated urban development.

    It does so through six main arguments:

    • The...

  • India's urban awakening: Building inclusive cities, sustaining economic growth
    . India's Urban Awakening: Building inclusive cities, sustaining economic growth. McKinsey & Company, 2010.

    India's urban awakening: Building inclusive cities, sustaining economic growth describes the findings of the research that McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) in collaboration with the India office of McKinsey & Company. The purpose of the research project was to understand how India's...

  • Slum report stats
    Report of the Committee on Slum Statistics. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2010.

    If urbanisation has to act as positive force in economic development, we should avoid the past mistakes and aim at an urban and regional plannning system that is inclusive and does not exclude the poor and informal sector. Comprehensive information/data on the slume is essential for the...