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Ministry of Urban Development

Ministry of Urban Development
Department overview
Jurisdiction Republic of India
Headquarters Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Minister responsible
Website .in.govmoud

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

Attached offices

Subordinate offices

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

Statutory and autonomous bodies

Joint ventures


  1. ^ National Portal of India : Government : Who's Who
  2. ^ The Ministry Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.
  3. ^ National Urban Sanitation Policy: RANK OF CITIES ON SANITATION 2009-2010, Ministry of Urban Development (India), May 10, 2010.

External links

  • Ministry website

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