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Town Planning and Valuation Department (Government of Gujarat) Town Planning & Valuation Department
Government of Gujarat
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Urban Development & Urban Housing Department
The Urban Development and urban housing department came into existence in July 1983.The institutions under the department are as follows :
The Urban Development and urban housing department came into existence in July 1983.The institutions under the department are as follows :
The Gujarat Town Planning and Valuation Department
The Director of Municipalities
Gujarat Municipal Finance Board
Gujarat Housing Board
Gujarat Slum Clearance Board
Gujarat Urban Development Company limited are the agencies directly working under this department
The State government has constituted 12 Urban development authorities, 2 Area development authorities and designated 116 Municipalities as area development authorities for planned urban development in the state. The District Urban Development Agencies (DUDA) have been set up at district level in the state
Gujarat - “The Urbanized State of India“ Situated on the western coast of the India, the State of Gujarat is an industrial powerhouse with an enviable track record of development during the last four decades, having reduced its dependence on agriculture and textiles. With just 5 per cent of the India's total population and 6 per cent of geographical area. The State is experiencing high urbanization with 37.67 per cent of the population living in 242 urban areas as per population census 2001.
The seven Municipal corporations and 141 municipalities in the State, Town Planning & Valuation Department, The Director of Municipalities , Gujarat Municipal Finance Board , Gujarat Housing Board, Gujarat Slum Clearance Board, Gujarat Urban Development Company Ltd etc. are working under the Urban development & Urban Housing Department in The State.
The State Government has constituted Urban Development Authorities, Area Development Authorities and also designated municipalities as an Area development Authorities and also constituted the District Urban Development Authorities for planned development of urban areas in the State.
To check the website of Urban Development & Urban Housing Department please visit www.udd.gujarat.gov.in
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