15TH JUNE 2018

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Lending to affordable housing is growing but without banks

Publication: LIVE MINT Date : 15 JUNE 2018
Strangely, the growth in priority sector housing loans by banks and their share in the overall priority sector lending have fallen in the three years following the launch of the government’s affordable housing scheme.



Centre targeting to complete 300 highway projects by March 2019: Gadkari

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 15 JUNE 2018
Following a two-day review meeting, Union road minister Nitin Gadkari outlined details of the status of over 700 ongoing projects in 20 states.



Prabhadevi fire: Building’s fire safety system averted disaster

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 15 JUNE 2018
The eight-hour fire-fighting operation at the posh BeauMonde Towers in Prabhadevi on Wednesday revealed not only the limitations of the fire brigade’s mechanisms to control a blaze in a Mumbai high-rise,

Mumbai high-rise fire: New Development Plan mandates evacuation lifts in skyscrapers

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 15 JUNE 2018
A day after fire brigade officials struggled to access the top three floors of BeauMonde building at Prabhadevi on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now made it mandatory for buildings

Beaumonde Towers fire: Blaze raises doubts over equipment available with Mumbai Fire Brigade

Publication: THE INDIAN EXPRESS Date : 15 JUNE 2018
On Wednesday afternoon, the Level-III (major) fire broke out at the residential complex at Appasaheb Marathe Marg in Prabhadevi.

Civic body to investigate rules flouted by high-rise

Publication: THE ASIAN AGE Date : 15 JUNE 2018
Mumbai: In the wake of the fire that broke out at Beau Monde Towers, Prabhadevi, on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will investigate whether rules were flouted which led to difficulties in fire-fighting operations.


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