Smart Cities Mission India

Urban Excellence: Highlights from MoHUA’s ‘Utkrishtata Ki Ore Badhte Kadam’ Event

Event “Utkrishtata Ki Ore Badhte Kadam” Organized by MoHUA Introduction The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) recently organized the “Utkrishtata Ki Ore Badhte Kadam” event, which focused on urban development and excellence. This event highlighted the significant strides taken by the ministry in improving urban infrastructure and promoting sustainable urban growth. Significance of…

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana 2024

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana : Government Announces 3 Crore Additional Homes

Government Announces 3 Crore Additional Homes Under PMAY The Indian government has announced an ambitious plan to provide 3 crore additional homes under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). This initiative is set to address the housing needs of millions of Indians, especially those from economically weaker sections and low-income groups. The announcement marks a…

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PMAY eligibility criteria

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY): Affordable Housing Scheme Overview

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY): A Comprehensive Overview The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) is a flagship affordable housing scheme initiated by the Government of India with the aim of providing “Housing for All” by the year 2022. Launched in 2015, the scheme has been instrumental in addressing the housing needs of the economically weaker…

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ADB funding for India

ADB’s $2.6 Billion Sovereign Lending Boosts India’s Infrastructure and Green Growth

Asian Development Bank’s $2.6 Billion Sovereign Lending to India in 2023 ADB’s Financial Commitment to India In 2023, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged $2.6 billion in sovereign loans to India. These funds aim to support various sectors, including urban development, power, industry, horticulture, connectivity, and climate resilience. The goal is to bolster India’s infrastructure,…

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Oxford Economics Global Cities

Global Cities Index, Delhi Ranking, Indian Cities, Oxford Economics, Urban Development, City Rankings 2024

Delhi Leads Indian Cities in Oxford Economics’ Global Cities Index Delhi Tops Indian Rankings Delhi has emerged as the highest-ranked Indian city in the latest Oxford Economics’ Global Cities Index, securing the 350th position globally. This index assesses cities based on five key categories: Economics, Human Capital, Quality of Life, Environment, and Governance. Despite Delhi…

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Wealthiest cities India

Wealthiest Cities India: Mumbai and Delhi Among Top 50 | Government Exam Current Affairs

Mumbai and Delhi Among 50 Wealthiest Cities of the World: Henley & Partners In a recent revelation by Henley & Partners, Mumbai and Delhi have secured their spots among the 50 wealthiest cities globally. This significant acknowledgment underscores India’s economic prowess and urban development. Mumbai, the financial capital, and Delhi, the political epicenter, have consistently…

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Sunil Kumar Yadav

Sunil Kumar Yadav Appointed as Director of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs: Key Insights

Sunil Kumar Yadav, IRS, Appointed as Director of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs recently witnessed a significant administrative change with the appointment of Sunil Kumar Yadav, an officer from the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), as its Director. This move comes amidst the government’s continuous efforts to streamline…

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ADB loan for Ahmedabad

Enhancing Livability and Mobility in Ahmedabad: ADB’s $181 Million Loan

Government of India, ADB Sign $181 Million Loan to Improve Livability and Mobility in Ahmedabad Ahmedabad, one of India’s fastest-growing cities, is set to undergo a transformative change with the recent signing of a significant loan agreement between the Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This $181 million loan aims to enhance…

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Agra Metro inauguration

Agra Metro Inauguration: Transformative Impact on Urban Connectivity

PM Modi Virtually Launches Agra Metro: Transforming Urban Connectivity In a groundbreaking move towards enhancing urban connectivity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Agra Metro project. This significant development is poised to impact aspirants preparing for government exams, particularly those eyeing positions in teaching, policing, banking, railways, defense, and civil services ranging from PSCS…

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