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2020 Year-End Housing Market Review – At 1.38 lakh homes sold and 1.28 lakh fresh supply, housing bottomed out in 2020

2020 has been an unprecedented year due to COVID-19, causing all-round upheaval.  However, the residential segment was quick to pick up momentum in the last two quarters of 2020 on the back of growing homeownership sentiment – catalysed by the exigencies of the pandemic. This pent-up demand was further accelerated by the ongoing discounts and offers, the prevailing lowest-best home loan interest rates, and limited-period stamp duty cuts in states such as Maharashtra




Tier 2/3 Cities Lead In Smart City Mission

Smaller cities have fewer challenges to overcome on the road to becoming Smart Cities, a lot more to gain from the generous funds that have been deployed for the select cities and may have the benefit of more progress-oriented local governing bodies which are truly invested in the betterment of their cities.







GST Time Benefits For Truckers Lost To Flying Squad Checks

Suspicious states, which now have to depend on the Centre to get their share of GST revenues. Many of them are using flying squads (manned by their Road Transport Organisation/Authority personnel) to stop vehicles on highways or at dismantled check-post zones to scrutinize the goods being transported, in an apparent attempt to corroborate their GST revenues