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Department of Urban Development & Housing

ABOUT

Urban Development Department provides basic services to urban areas in entire state as per the provision of Municipal Corporation/ Municipality Act. Responsibilities of ULBs have increased manifolds in recent past after enactment of 74th Constitutional Amendment Act. The twelfth Schedule brings into the municipal domain among others such areas like as urban and town planning, regulation of land use, planning for economic and social development, safeguarding the interests of weaker sections of society including the handicapped and mentally retarded, Slum improvement and upgradation, urban poverty alleviation, promotion of cultural, educational and aesthetic aspects.

 

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Hon’ble Minister
Shri Hemant Soren
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Secretary
Shri Vinay Kumar Choubey

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