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Department of Municipal Affairs
The Department of Municipal Affairs is entrusted with the responsibility of providing legal and administrative support to the urban local bodies of the State and to implement major development programmes through the municipal bodies.
The overall functions of the department are:
bullet to steer various functions under the Municipal Corporation / Municipal Acts and Rules framed thereunder.
bullet to formulate Acts & Rules governing the urban local bodies (ULBs).
bullet to facilitate as well as monitor municipal functions.
bullet to monitor urban growth & facilitate by providing urban services through constitution of new and/or extension of existing ULBs commensurating with the growth.
bullet to facilitate capacity building of ULBs by optimising staffing pattern, providing professionals, imparting training to the elected members and personnel and providing economic & professional support for administering municipal functions.
bullet to facilitate municipal development by providing economic support through budgetary provisions of State funds for Govt. of India's schemes and arranging loans/grants from internal and external sources.
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