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Proposes to get up Greenfield Smart Cities

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Proposes to get up Greenfield Smart Cities  GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS RAJYA SABHA  UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1031 TO BE ANSWERED ON JULY 28, 2021  GREENFIELD SMART CITIES NO. 1031. LT.GEN. (DR.) D. P. VATS (RETD.) Will the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs be pleased to state: (a) whether the Central Government proposes to set up greenfield smart cities and if so, the details thereof; (b) the role of State Governments and the Central Government in setting up these cities; (c) the share of funds among the States and the Central Government; and (d) the criteria to be adopted for selection of location of these cities and the steps taken by the Central Government and various State Governments in this regard? ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS (SHRI KAUSHAL KISHORE) (a)    to (d)  The XV Finance Commission, in its report submitted to the Government of India, has recommended a performance-based challenge fund of

Housing for All’ by 2022 Mission in North-Eastern States

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Housing for All’ by 2022 Mission in North-Eastern States GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS RAJYA SABHA  UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1029 TO BE ANSWERED ON JULY 28, 2021 ‘HOUSING FOR ALL’ BY 2022 MISSION IN NORTH-EASTERN STATES  NO. 1029. SMT. JHARNA DAS BAIDYA Will the Minister of HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS be pleased to state: (a) the present status of ‘Housing for All’ by 2022, particularly in Tripura and other North- Eastern States; (b) whether Government has taken any new initiative for meeting the target; and (c) if so, the details thereof? ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS (SHRI KAUSHAL KISHORE) (a): In pursuance of the Government’s vision of ‘Housing for All (HFA)’ by 2022, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) is implementing Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) since 25.06.2015 for providing assistance to States/ Union Territories (UTs) including the State of Tripura and other North-Eastern States. Ba

Construction of Houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban

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Construction of Houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS RAJYA SABHA  UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1028 TO BE ANSWERED ON JULY 28, 2021 CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSES UNDER PMAY-U NO. 1028.      MS. SAROJ PANDEY Will the Minister of HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS be pleased to state: (a) the State-wise details of the number of houses constructed for the homeless in the country during the last five years under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U)’; (b) whether Government has set any time-line to achieve the goal of providing ‘pucca’ houses to everyone in the country; and (c) if so, the time-line of the same and the total number of persons who would be able to get housing facility after the completion of the said target in the country? ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS (SHRI KAUSHAL KISHORE) (a): State/ Union territory-wise details of number of houses constructed under Pradhan Mantri A

Target to Develop Smart Cities Mission (SCM) for development of 100 cities as Smart Cities

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Target to Develop Smart Cities Mission (SCM) for development of 100 cities as Smart Cities GOVERNMENT OF INDIA  MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS RAJYA SABHA  UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1024 TO BE ANSWERED ON JULY 28, 2021  TARGET TO DEVELOP SMART CITIES NO. 1024. SHRI RIPUN BORA Will the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs be pleased to state: (a) whether Government has failed to achieve the target to develop smart cities during the last three years; (b) if so, the number of cities that have been targeted; (c) the present status of the development during the last five years, city-wise; and (d) by when Government will be able to achieve 100 per cent target? ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS (SHRI KAUSHAL KISHORE) (a) to (d): No, Sir. Government of India launched the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) on 25 June, 2015 for development of 100 cities as Smart Cities. The selection of 100 Smart Cities has been completed through 4 rounds of selection