Left Menu
Development News Edition

Forum to focus on quality, secure accommodation for students

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 14-03-2019 17:31 IST | Created: 14-03-2019 17:31 IST
Forum to focus on quality, secure accommodation for students

To advocate and work towards providing quality and secure accommodation to students in the country, a forum that includes leading student rental housing service providers was launched Thursday. The Student Accommodation Providers Forum of India (SAPFI) includes leading student rental housing service providers such as Stanza Living, CoHo, Placio, Renaissance Living Spaces, TribeStays, Campus Student Living Community and YourSpace among its core members.

It is also supported by leading entities across real estate, legal and public policy domain including CBRE, Cushman and Wakefield, Ikagai Law and Chase India, who will collaborate as associate members of the forum. According to a recent report by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, there were over 36 million students across higher education institutions in India in 2017-18.

The forum sees potential for robust growth in this sector, not just in large cities but also across higher education hubs in smaller cities across the country. "To ensure that we are able to realise this potential, SAPFI will work with the government to develop a policy framework that provides regulatory clarity and lays down standards and guidelines to formalise the segment," Kaushal Mahan, convener, SAPFI, said.

The forum also announced that it would partner with CBRE, the leading commercial real estate services and investment firm, to prepare and release by mid-year an industry report that will clarify the approach towards unlocking the potential for the growth of the student accommodation segment in the country.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



China: A savior for emerging markets or a poison pill?

... ...

Future of Urban Planning: Artificial Intelligence guiding the way

Advances in emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can help us understand our cities better and derive useful insights from real-time data collected through automated models....


Latest News

83 dead after militia attack in West Darfur - doctor's union

Some 83 people have died and 160 people are injured after militia attacks on the West Darfur city of El Geneina in Sudan, a local doctors union said on Sunday.Violence has increased in Darfur in recent months, and two weeks after U.N. peace...

Soccer-Sauerbrunn named captain of U.S. women's national team

Defensive standout Becky Sauerbrunn was named captain of the U.S. womens national soccer team on Sunday, taking over the role shared most recently by Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan. The 35-year-old Sauerbrunn, a two-times World ...

Odd News Roundup: Mouse in hotel room adds to Putintseva's Melbourne quarantine woes

Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.Mouse in hotel room adds to Putintsevas Melbourne quarantine woesIf going into strict quarantine ahead of next months Australian Open was not difficult enough, Kazakhstans Yulia Putintseva h...

Health News Roundup: Swiss to get Moderna vaccine; Brazil clears emergency use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccines and more

Following is a summary of current health news briefs.Swiss to get Moderna vaccine in tranches until mid-year BlickModerna will deliver 7.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Switzerland in batches in the months ahead, putting the country ...

Give Feedback