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UNIT-1

HOUSING ISSUES-INDIAN CONTEXT


PART -A
1. What are the differences between housing need & Housing demand?

2. What is the focus of JNNURM

3. List 4 housing agencies in India

4. Name any two schemes proposed by the government of India to address Housing need of the
lower income and economically weaker sections.

5. State the ultimate goal of National Housing policy 2007

6. State the core focus area of National Housing policy 2007

7. State the role of central government in implementing the National Housing policy

8. State the role of state government in implementing the National Housing policy

9. What is the role of NGO's in Housing

10. State the need for a housing policy

PART-B
1. Describe objectives of national housing policy in detail

2. List any four housing agencies in India and describe their functions and contributions for
housing development

3. Explain with example the impact of traditional lifestyle on housing

4. Explain in detail two schemes developed to cater to the need for housing in India

5. Explain the need for a housing policy in India


UNIT-2
SOCIO-ECONOMIC ASPECTS

PART-A

1. Mention the salient features of slum up gradation scheme

2. Define slums

3. What is the difference between slum clearance and slum up gradation

4. List any four causes for formation of slums

5. What are the social factors that influence housing design

6. What are the economic factors that influence housing design

7. State the contribution of HUDCO to housing sector

8. State the contribution of CBRI to housing sector

9. What is affordable housing

10. Mention some major problems in the shelter sector in urban areas
PART-B

1. Explain the significance and relevance of social & Economic factors which are influencing the
housing design with examples

2. Describe in detail the reasons for formation of slums, the effect on cities and the various
strategies used to improve the conditions of slums

3. Discuss in detail the concept of sites and services scheme and its features stating examples

4. Explain in detail design concepts and systems for low income group housing

5. Explain four examples of design approached adopted by HUDCO for slum/squatter settlement
housing in India
UNIT 3
HOUSING STANDARDS

PART-A
1. State the methodology to formulate any one housing standard

2. What are the differences between housing standard and regulation

3. What are variable standards

4. What are main categories of land use specified by CMDA

5. What is density

6. Define “Standards”

7. What are the basic utility services provided for Low income group housing

8. Why do you require housing standards

9. What are the major utilities and facilities required in the development of a neighborhood

10. Define performance standard in housing. Give one example

PART-B

1. Describe about the housing standards for industrial workers

2. What are standards,explain the various categories of standards

3. Explain the parameters required for physical and social infrastructure facilities of a
neighborhood housing project

4. State the provisions relevant to housing in DCR for any one metropolitan area in India and
critically evaluate them

5. Describe the methodology of developing standards for Health facilities,educational


facilites,recreational facilties and infrastructural facilites
UNIT 4
HOUSING DESIGN
PART-A

1. Sketch the plan of a typical kerala house

2. Sketch row housing patterns

3. Sketch a typical cluster housing pattern

4. What is incremental Housing

5. State the advantages of cluster development

6. What is a high rise building according to CMDA norms

7. What is the minimum set back and road width required to put up a high rise building according
to CMDA

8. State advantages and disadvantages of high rise housing In india

9. What is settlement pattern

10. Define group development according to CMDA and give the minimum plot extent required for
group development for EWS housing

PART-B

1. What are the design considerations that are necessary for providing housing in a hilly region

2. Write in general about the urban growth and settlements patterns prevailing in India

3. Illustrate with sketches and explain in detail row and cluster housing

4. What are the various provisions given in CMA for high rise housing development

5. Explain with illustration traditional housing patterns of four different regions in India
UNIT 5
HOUSING PROCESS
PART A
1. What is a house as defined by National Bank Organization (NBO)

2. What is meant by community participation in Housing development

3. Explain how a community can participate in developing their own housing scheme

4. What are the different stages in development of a housing project

5. What are the programmes for which HUDCO provides loans

6. Mention three schemes developed by HUDCO to assist housing development for Economically
weaker sections

7. Explain-Housing disaster management

8. Sketch details of two innovative construction technology methods adopted in Housing for low
income group.

9. What is urban land ceiling act

10. What are the environmental factors that influence housing design

PART B

1. Describe any three environmental issues and explain how do you take care of them in Housing
layout

2. What is methodology followed implementing a mass housing scheme explaining clearly the
various stages

3. Describe the role of HUDCO and National Housing bank in housing sector

4. Explain in detail 2 low cost construction techniques used to construct the following (I) Wall (ii)
Roof (III) Foundation

5. Explain in detail Housing management


ANSWERS

UNIT-1
HOUSING ISSUES-INDIAN CONTEXT
PART -A
1.What are the differences between housing need & Housing demand?

2.What is the focus of JNNURM


The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) supports 63 cities across
the country in terms of perspective plans called City Development Plans (CDPs) for specifying
infrastructure gaps relating to water, sanitation, sewerage, drainage and roads on the one hand and
deficiencies in housing and basic services on the other hand.

3.List 4 housing agencies in India

1.National Co-operative housing federation of India (NCHF)


2.Housing and urban development corporation (HUDCO)
3. Tamilnadu Housing board (TNHB)

Name any two schemes proposed by the government of India to address Housing need of the lower
income and economically weaker sections.

State the ultimate goal of National Housing policy 2007

State the core focus area of National Housing policy 2007

State the role of central government in implementing the National Housing policy

State the role of state government in implementing the National Housing policy

What is the role of NGO's in Housing

State the need for a housing policy

PART-B
Describe objectives of national housing policy in detail

List any four housing agencies in India and describe their functions and contributions for housing
development

Explain with example the impact of traditional lifestyle on housing

Explain in detail two schemes developed to cater to the need for housing in India

Explain the need for a housing policy in India