Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
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Ministry overview
Formed 1952; 66 years ago (1952)
Jurisdiction IndiaRepublic of India
Headquarters Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Minister responsible
Ministry executive

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to the housing and urban development in India. The ministry was under the charge of Venkaiah Naidu and was given to Hardeep Singh Puri when Naidu was elected Vice President of India.[1] The Ministry became independent from Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation in 2004,[2] but was re-merged with it in 2017.[3]

The ministry also published the National City Rating, which ranked the cleanest cities in India, under which Indore was rated as the cleanest.[4]

The ministry announced Smart Cities in India on 27 August 2015.


Attached offices[edit]

Subordinate offices[edit]

  • Town & Country Planning Organisation
  • Stationery Office
  • Department of Publication

Statutory and autonomous bodies[edit]


Joint ventures[edit]


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