The Department of Urban Development & Housing, Arunachal Pradesh was created on 04.04.1995 vide order OM-1/95(pt) to function as Nodal Department for formulating policies of Urban Development activities, creation of urban infrastructure, implementation & monitoring of various poverty alleviation programme. Today, the Department is headed by a Chief Engineer-cum-Director with functional 23 (Twenty Three) divisions throughout the state. The state Govt. has declared the Urban Development Department as Works Department.

Main Functions

  • To implement Urban Poverty Alleviation Programmes.
  • To provide basic ammenities, services and property rights to slum dwellers.
  • To construct cluster housing schemes for Below Poverty Line (BPL) familes and Safai Karmacharies.
  • To create infrastructure in all 30 (Thirty) urban centres.
  • To maintain Urban Sanitation and Solid Waste Management.
  • To implement drainage and sewarage system in Urban Areas.
  • To clear Public streets, places, sewers etc.
  • To allot and manage Government estates in the Capital Town.
  • To maintain housing stock.
  • To control and regulate real estates development.
  • To control and monitor all activities of State Urban Development Agency (SUDA) and District Urban Development Agencies (DUDAs).
  • Matter relating to information and elections of Municipal Boards, Municipal Committee, Town Area Committee and other forms of Municipalities for town and urban areas.

Message from CE cum Director

The concerns for degradation of environment have drawn the attention of global communities now more than ever. The effects of global warming and shrinking of green cover of the planet has started to negate the developmental efforts. The negative impacts of the economic activities have threatened not only the flora and fauna but very existence of human life. The sustainable development with green concern is the new mantra now.

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SWM Portal

All ULBs must submit the following reports in the portal :

Monthly (before last date of every month)
  • Solid Waste & Sewage Management
  • Prohibition of Manual Scavenging
Quarterly (Mar, Jun, Sept, Dec)
  • SWM (Annexure - B)
  • Sewage (Annexure - C)
Annual (on or before 30th June)
  • SWM (Form - IV)
  • PWM (Form - V)
  • Construction & Demolition WMR
  • Legacy Waste Rules

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