Floor Area Ratio (FAR)

Floor Area Ratio (FAR)

Why India doesn’t have many skyscrapers?

India is not known for its skyscrapers but for its heritage buildings. On the world map of skyscrapers, India is almost non-existent. For example, there are hardly 10 ...
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Rajasthan to amend building bylaws to make it Green

The Urban Development and Housing department (UDH) of the Rajasthan state government has prepared draft building bylaws with an intention to promote green building concepts in the state. ...
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Cabinet approves Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2018 which was last reviewed and issued in 2011, with periodic amendments to some clauses. The move ...
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2018 – A good year for Green Buildings

Year 2018 is a good year for green buildings in India in many respects. Not only awareness about the need for green buildings has increased in the country, ...
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Group housing on industrial plots permitted in Delhi

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has notified conversion charges for developing group housing and commercial activities on the industrial plots in the city. Industrial clusters may go in ...
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New building rules will be notified in Punjab soon

Punjab Housing and Urban Development Ministry has given its nod to new building rules, which were approved by the Cabinet and will be applicable across the State, outside ...
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Rajasthan secretariat to go Green

Within next one year Rajasthan state secretariat will be converted into a green building. Work on this project has started four months back and the state Chief Minister ...
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Punjab approves new building rules

The Punjab state government has approved new building rules under Punjab Urban Planning & Development Rules 2018. The new rules incorporate the provisions of the National Building Code ...
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Haryana amends ground coverage rules

Haryana Cabinet has approved the amendment in the policy for Innovative Financing of Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) Projects. As per the amendment, the ground coverage in case ...
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DDA provides some relief to traders

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has announced some changes to the master plan which are likely to provide relief to the traders hit by the ongoing sealing drive. ...
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