Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority
The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), formerly known as Madras Metropolitan Development Authority (MMDA) is the nodal planning agency within the Chennai Metropolitan Area. It is headquartered at Thaalamuthu Natarajan Building at Egmore.
The MMDA (CMDA) was constituted as an ad hoc body in 1972 under the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act 1971. It was formed as the nodal Town planning authority for the city of Madras (now Chennai) and its suburbs and became a statutory body in 1974. It is headed by minister for housing as its chairman .
The jurisdiction includes, Chennai district, only places like Vandalur Mannivakkam,Kandigai,Mambakkam and Kolapakkam Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, Sholinganallur, Tambaram taluks of Kanchipuram district Falls in Chennai city region and Ambattur, Gummidipoondi, Madhavaram, Ponneri, Poonamallee,Few Places In Uthukottai and Tiruvallur taluks of Tiruvallur district.
- Chennai Mofussil bus terminus, Koyambedu
- Wholesale vegetable market, Koyambedu
- Chennai Mass Rapid Transit System
- Outer ring road
- Xavier Lopez, Aloysius (13 February 2013). "CMDA declared a centre for research". The Hindu. Chennai: The Hindu. Retrieved 17 Feb 2013.
State agencies of Tamil Nadu