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Modi's ambitious 'Housing for All' programme fails to take off

Mr Modi's housing programme is a necessity in a nation where about 65 million people live in makeshift structures.


INDIA'S ambitious "Housing for All" plan is bumping up against some harsh realities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a target in 2015 of building 50 million homes in less than a decade, or about seven million a year. The nation has since added only 180,877 under the scheme,...

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