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Varanasi to get Heritage Walk around Kabir Chaura; 86 sites to be developed under HRIDAY

86 sites to be developed under HRIDAY

Ministry of Urban Development has approved projects worth Rs. 114 crore under Heritage Infrastructure Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) for improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities of Varnasi, Amritsar, Dwaraka, Puri and Warangal. What is HRIDAY? HRIDAY is a Central Scheme for which Central Assistance of Rs. 500 crore has been provisioned till March, 2017. Twelve cities have been ...

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World Habitat Day: Government unveils sustainable Urban Development Strategy

World Habitat Day: Government unveils sustainable Urban Development Strategy

The Government today unveiled the Urban Development Strategy for the next 20 years intending to give a big push to use growing urbanization for rapid economic development while at the same time committing itself to address issues of sustainable development and climate change. Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu released ‘India Habitat III-National Report’ ahead of ...

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Amritsar tops the list of newly announced 27 smart cities

Smart Cities

The Golden Temple city of Amritsar topped the list of newly announced 27 smart cities by the Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu. With this the number of cities selected under Smart City Mission for financing implementation of smart city plans has gone up to 60. The Minister informed that the new 27 smart cities have proposed an investment ...

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