Urban Local Bodies

Odisha's Mukta local bodies under scanner as professionals sit idle

The professionals were appointed by the government to supplement human resource at the ULB level and expedite ongoing projects

published on : 24th August 2022

Old flea markets across Telangana to get heritage tag

Government directs ULBs to submit a list of such markets; vendors will not be relocated

published on : 20th August 2022

Mukta Orientation: Odisha govt's flagship scheme for mass employment opportunities

H&UD Minister Usha Devi who addressed the orientation programme thanked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for allocating Rs 1,000 crore under the scheme.

published on : 5th August 2022

IRCDUC urges Tamil Nadu government to amend rules to add Bala Sabhas in gram panchayats

The children policy states that the State will adopt overarching measures to ensure that 'children are respected and given opportunities to partake in matters of concern to them'.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Push for scientific waste management in urban local bodies

In a bid to make urban areas of the state free of solid waste, the government has started assisting local bodies to find scientific solutions to waste management. 

published on : 3rd June 2022

ULBs to map, revive water bodies

The Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) department has decided to map and revive water bodies in cities and towns.

published on : 16th May 2022

20 Bills passed in Tamil Nadu Assembly on last day of budget session

Another Bill the Assembly passed is to repeal 91 laws that have become redundant. This was done in accordance with the recommendation of the Tamil Nadu State Law Commission.

published on : 11th May 2022

Mechanical sweeping on the anvil for 21 Urban Local Bodies in TS

Buoyed by success of the initiative in GHMC limits, MAUD Dept has proposed to use mechanical sweepers to clean 1K km of roads

published on : 9th May 2022

Smart Governance System coming for urban local bodies in Tamil Nadu

The public can just scan the appropriate QR code and send it to the officials concerned for further action if the facility is not maintained properly.

published on : 8th April 2022

Centre approves State’s legacy waste dumpsites remedial plan

The State has been ailing with dumpsite issues, requiring immediate remediation of legacy waste from cities.

published on : 30th March 2022

Urban local bodies fail to revise property tax, lose Rs 2.5k crore

Re-measurement and re-classification of properties, too, could have helped bring in additional revenue, says CAG

published on : 25th March 2022

Audit finds gaping holes in performance of Odisha's urban local bodies

The expenditure on solid waste management was not commensurate with the funds available with the ULBs, resulting in accumulation of unutilised balances of Rs 964.83 crore by March 2020. 

published on : 24th March 2022

Now, ULBs to maintain sanitation at govt schools

Director of Municipal Administration, N Satyanarayana & GHMC Commissioner DS Lokesh Kumar to oversee daily upkeep of sanitation in all government schools located within their respective jurisdiction.

published on : 5th March 2022