While more FSI will mean more skyscrapers, not everyone is optimistic about this prospective move. Urban planners and housing experts are of the opinion that this move will only put further strain on Patna’s already crumbling infrastructure. If cities are to reap the benefits of more FSI, they must put an integrated urban infrastructure plan in place. Ample attention should also be paid to the neighbourhood plan of any new construction. This includes approach road, parking space, recreational area and the likes. The neighbourhood layout should be in consonance with the structure being constructed. Only then will vertical growth be accompanied by holistic development of cities. … More Sky is the limit :- Patna.
There is a severe shortage of housing in Bihar, especially in the affordable housing category. This prevents millions of Biharis to own even a modest dwelling. As per the report of the Technical Group on Urban Housing Shortage (2012-17) constituted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), there is a shortage … More How to put affordable housing In Patna in the fast lane
Our country is looking forward for the formation of new government in few days from now. Anything NEW brings in a lot of hope about the future. The real estate sector therefore hopes that the new government should put the construction industry – and the much neglected housing segment in particular- way up … More “HOUSING IN PATNA FOR ALL” NOT POSSIBLE WITHOUT REFORMS
The extent of urbanization in Bihar is much lower than other states in the country; with only over 31% of the population residing in urban areas in Bihar. The inability of Bihari society to keep pace with the increase in population has resulted in an under-supply of housing units in Patna, of which nearly 95% … More HOUSING IN PATNA AND ITS IMPACT ON URBANISATION AND POVERTY IN PATNA.
The housing sector in Patna not only has a direct contribution to the GDP, but it also has a positive impact on the other sectors in the economy. As per LIC Housing Finance Limited (LICHFL), 78% of the sum spent on construction of a housing unit gets added back directly to the GDP. This impact … More Housing in Patna and its Multiplier Effect on Other sectors.