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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...

  • Compendium
    Hudco Awards for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), 2018.

    HUDCO compendium launched on World Habitat Day, compiles award winning entries in Urban Governance, Housing, Urban Poverty & Infrastructure, Urban Transport, Environmental Managment, ENergy Conservation and Green Building, Sanitation, Urban Design and Regional Planning.

  • 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,...

  • 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. 

  • Indian Green Building Council
    IGBC Green Affordable Housing. Indian Green Building Council, 2017.

    While rapid urbanisation, growing cities provide various opportunities, there are fallouts in terms of proliferation of slums, high prices of land and building materials which render houses unaffordable for the segment at the bottom of the pyramid. Therefore, the need for adequate housing for...

  • Working Paper
    Rode, Philipp, Catarina Heeckt, Rudiger Ahrend, Oscar Huerta Melchor, Alexis Robert, Nicole Badstuber, Andrew Hoolachan, and Corina Kwami. Integrating National Policies to Deliver Compact, Connected Cities: An Overview of Transport and Housing. The New Climate Economy, 2017.

    Realising the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement will require a coherent and self-reinforcing policy programme to deliver compact and connected urban development. In this context, there is a need for effective coordination across the boundaries of established policy sectors:...

  • 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...

  • Humanity on the move: Unlocking the transformative power of cities
    Chair), Hans Joachim Sc, and Dirk Messner( Chair). Humanity on the move: Unlocking the transformative power of cities. Berlin, Germany: German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU), 2016.

    The momentum of urbanization and its impacts are so massive that we must face up to this trend. In view of the existing cognitive, technical, economic and institutional path dependencies, a policy of business as usual – i.e. an unstructured, quasi-automatic urbanization – would lead to a non-...

  • 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,...

  • Towards Inclusive Policies and Planning
    Poverty, Inequality and Violence in Indian Cities: Towards Inclusive Policies and Planning In Ahmedabad Policy Brief 8., 2016.

    In Ahmedabad, the larhest city of Gujarat state, the research focuses on two poor localities: Bombay Hotel, an informal commercial siubdivision located on the city's southern periphery and inhabited by Muslims, and the public housing sites at Vatwa on the city's south-eastern periphery used for...

  • The promise of Big Data in Real Estate Policy
    Kim, Dr.. The Promise of Big Data in Real Estate Policy: Identifying Problems and Workable Solutions in Real Time In KRIHS Special Report 2016. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, 2016.

    The goal of this study is to provide a method for how to use big data for transparent and scientific policymaking in real estate. First of all, the study defines the concept of big data, identifies why they are crucial and what kinds of big data are available for real estate policymaking

  • 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...

  • 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...

  •  SHELTER FOR URBAN HOMELESS
    Proposed Prototype Designs for Shelter for Urban Homeless-NULM In National Urban and Livelihood Mission ., 2015.

    The design of model day and night shelters for Shelters for Urban Homeless (SUH) under National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) has been prepared by Design & Development Wing, HUDCO as per the provisions under the scheme. The Model design for Day and Night Shelters is a prototype design for...

  • 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.

  • 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,...

  • Resilient Homes
    Green and Resilient Development: A case study of ZED Homes in Bangalore In Urban Climate Change Resilience Strategy Sustainable Urban Habitat. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    The objective of documenting this initiative is to create a better understanding of how sustainable housing development can lay the foundation for city resilience – cities that can better withstand climate change driven shocks.
     

  • 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,...

  • Addressing Slum Redevelopment Issues in India
    Hindman, Michelle, Olivia Lu-Hill, Sean Murphy, Sneha Rao, Yash Shah, and Zeqi Zhu. Addressing Slum Redevelopment Issues in India. Dow Sustainability Fellowship, International Institute of University of Michigan, 2015.

    The main objective of this study is to develop recommendations to improve the Government of India’s Housing for All policy. Apart from the recommendations to policymakers on institutional themes, we also provide recommendations to private sector real-estate developers for designing sustainable...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • EIA and Housing
    Dutta, Venkatesh, and Vivek Kumar Tiwari. Environmental Impact Assessment of Housing Colonies in Lucknow City, India with Special Reference to Land Capability and Spatial Development Using AHP and GIS., 2015.

    In the absence of proper assessment of environmental significance of ongoing housing projects in India’s developing cities, the living standards of urban and rural area are fast deteriorating. Poor performance has been noticed in the follow-up activities in environmental impact assessment (EIA...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • fdi in townships
    Guidelines for FDl in development of integrated township including housing and building material. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2014.

    Government vide Press Note No. 4. (2001 series) permitted FDl up to 100% for development of integrated townships, including housing, commercial premises, hotels, resorts, city and regional level urban infrastructure facilities such as roads and bridges, mass rapid transit systems and manufacture...

  • 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...

  • RAY: Quality Assurance mannual
    Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) Quality Assurance Manual 2014. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2014.

    This Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) has been prepared with the objective of putting in place a comprehensive, consistent and common system through Testing and Inspections for quality assurance to address specific need of the project to be taken up for implementation of under Rajiv Awas Yojana...

  • Children and Housing
    Brennan, Maya. Supporting Childhood Wellness through Healthy, Affordable Housing. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, National Housing Conference, 2014.

    Green affordable housing can support children’s health by improving air quality, reducing exposure to toxins, and offering opportunities for physical activity. An on-site health care center further supports underserved residents and extends health benefits to the broader community

    This...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Operational Guidelines
    Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH) -Operational Guidelines. New Delhi: Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, 2013.

    The National Urban Housing & Habitat Policy (NUHHP), 2007 aims at promoting sustainable development of habitat in the country with a view to ensuring equitable supply of land, shelter and services at affordable prices to all sections of the society. However, the most vulnerable of these are...

  • Housing Finance in Korea
    Kang, Dr. Mina. Housing Finance In A Primer on Korean Planning and Policy. Vol. 8. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), 2013.

    Housing financing can largely be classified into institutional and non-institutional financing. Institutional financing refers to cases where funds are provided by a financial institution, whereas non-institutional financing indicates that funds are provided through instruments other than...

  • Housing Policy
    Park, Dr. Miseon. Housing Policy In A Primer on Korean Planning and Policy. Vol. 7. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), 2013.

    This primer aims to share the knowledge and experiences of territorial planning and policy in Korea for the past 60 years. The Housing Policy primer discusses the current housing conditions and achievements, evolution of Housing Policy, major housing policy measures and their implications....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Upgrading Slums in Brazil
    Magalhães, Fernanda, and Francesco di Villarosa. Slum Upgrading: Lessons Learned From Brazil. Washington DC: Inter-American Development Bank, 2012.

    Over the past four decades Brazil has become one of the most urbanised countries in the world, with more than 80 percent of Brazilians living in cities.

    Throughout this period of rapid transition, Brazil’s cities and the national government have tested many different policies and...

  • 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
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