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Pradan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) Urban

Introduction The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), popularly referred to as ‘Housing for All’ was launched on 25th June 2015 and scheduled to be implemented across 2015-2022. The mission is completely centrally sponsored scheme except for Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS).  There are certain eligibility conditions that need to be fulfilled  by the beneficiary such …

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construction waste types

Management Of Construction And Demolition Waste in India

Introduction Buildings apart from requirement of water, energy and material also generate waste. Construction and demolition (C&D) waste is generated in the construction, maintenance and disposal phases of a building. This includes demolished structures debris, renovations in buildings and construction and repair of road projects, flyovers, bridges, etc. World Bank report 2012 says that about …

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Chandigarh Master Plan

Chandigarh Master Plan

Chandigarh Master Plan by Le Corbusier Chandigarh master plan was made by Le Corbusier. He conceived the Chandigarh Master Plan as analogous to human body, with a clearly defined head (the Capitol Complex, Sector 1), heart (the City Centre Sector-17), lungs (the leisure valley, innumerable open spaces and sector greens), the intellect (the cultural and educational …

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Why are there tall buildings in city center and lower heights away from city center?

Bid Rent Theory

Introduction Let’s begin with a simple question. I guess most of us have been to city core or we must have imagined at least. Its more or less similar as in the below photograph (Credits : Markhafer, Source: Wikipedia, Frankfurt CBD). Have you ever gave a logical thought on why there are so many tall …

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BRT examples in India

BRTS India | Features, Types, Examples , Advantages & Disadvantages

Introduction The UN report of 2014 states that about 54 percent of the world’s population resides in urban areas. This count is assumed to rise to a whopping 66 percent by the year 2050. This could pose an issue for the public transportation system in cities where they are already operating at breaking point. Migrants …

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