Ministry of Urban Development

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Department overview
Formed 1952
Jurisdiction IndiaRepublic of India
Headquarters Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Minister responsible

Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), 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 is under the charge of Venkaiah Naidu.[1] The Ministry was attached on and off with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation on many occasions, before finally becoming independent in 2004.[2]

The ministry also published the National City Rating, which ranked the Cleanest cities in India under which Chandigarh was rated as the cleanest city of India.[3]

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

Organisational setup[edit]

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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