Rajiv Gauba, Secretary in a letter to the Chief Secretaries of these States has highlighted the need for statutory Urban Local Bodies for planned and coordinated infrastructure development, enhancement of revenues and efficient delivery of services to citizens leading to overall growth of economic activities.
To promote planned urban development across the nation, the Ministry of Urban Development has asked 28 States to take immediate and necessary action to convert 3,784 Census Towns into statutory Urban Local Bodies to promote planned urban development.
So let’s do:
1. Who is the Minister of Urban Development ?
2. Centre asks all States to convert _____ urban areas into statutory Urban Local Bodies.
Source – The Economics Times