Lack of cheap houses is forcing migrants to leave, say Noida’s entrepreneurs – ET RealEstate

NOIDA: Amid apprehension of a third wave of the pandemic, Noida’s entrepreneurs have flagged the need for a permanent low-cost housing solution for the city’s migrant workers. They claim that the unavailability of cheap housing and inadequate medical facilities are the two reasons why migrant workers are forced to leave the city in times of […]

Oil ministry wants PSUs to build 50,000 houses for renting to migrant workers – ET RealEstate

NEW DELHI: The petroleum ministry has asked oil PSUs such as Indian Oil Corp (IOC) to build 50,000 houses for renting to migrant workers as part of government plan to develop affordable rental housing after millions of labourers fled cities for villages amidst coronavirus lockdown. The ministry wants IOC and other public sector undertakings (PSUs) […]

After centre’s push, states explore ways to house migrants better – ET RealEstate

NEW DELHI: States have started working on new industrial policies with detailed plans for labour welfare, particularly with regard to housing of migrant workers in industrial clusters, in line with an advisory from the Centre. Gujarat’s new industrial policy launched on Saturday talks about dormitory housing for migrant workers near industrial zones under state and […]