Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicHousing for All

Topic: Housing for All

PMAY’s subsidy burden will become unmanageable. Govt must look at the PPP model

PMAY is an excellent first step to put mechanisms in place for directly reaching the beneficiaries but it has to evolve so it stays relevant and can be scaled up going ahead.

4 challenges Model Tenancy Act must overcome to provide affordable housing

An enabling environment requires a supportive ecosystem, which the current version of Modi govt's Model Tenancy Act is unable to provide.

Mumbai residents win govt housing lottery and spend more on kids’ education, jobs: Study

A study of a subsidised housing programme in Mumbai also shows evidence of lottery winners becoming motivated to improve local governance.

Huge drop in rural women getting houses under Modi’s pet scheme, govt says few women left

Women’s welfare is one of Modi govt’s major election planks yet data shows a drop by half in the number of houses given to women.

Three years on, Modi Sarkar tinkers with UPA schemes in its pursuit of a rural makeover

While UPA resorted to big-bang rural policies, the approach of NDA-2 has been subtle and focused on completing programmes of its predecessor as the BJP tries to shed the image of being a party of the urban classes. RUHI TEWARI

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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