FINANCE COMMISSION  5TH STATE FINANCE COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION AND RELEASE OF GRANTS  Each State has to constitute a State Finance Commission once in Five Years to review the financial position of the local bodies as per 73rd & 74th Constitutional Amendments and as envisaged in Article 243 I and 243 Y of the Constitution of India … Read moreS F C

Street Light

Provision of Street lighting is one of the important basic functions of every local body. All the 14 Corporations (except Chennai) and 121 Municipalities in the State maintain 7.63 Lakh street lights. The maintenance of Street Lights consumes a sizeable portion of financial resources of the ULBs. Many innovative initiatives like replacement of existing conventional … Read moreStreet Light

Smart Cities

Smart Cities The Government of India launched Smart Cities Mission on 25.06.2015. The objective of the Smart Cities Mission is to promote sustainable and inclusive cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and an application of “Smart Solutions”. The Smart City consists … Read moreSmart Cities


Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) The Government of India has launched the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) with the aim of providing basic civic amenities like water supply, sewerage, urban transport, parks as to improve the quality of life for all especially the poor and the disadvantaged. The Government of India … Read moreAMRUT

Combined Development and Building Rules 2019

Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules 2019 In order to implement the functions of Urban Planning including Town Planning and Regulation of Land use and Building Constructions mentioned in 74th C.A.A, New Combined Building Rules applicable to Corporations/Municipalities/Town Panchayats and Village Panchayats have been prepared and notified as “Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules … Read moreCombined Development and Building Rules 2019


Roads form the backbone of the Urban Infrastructure development. This Government endeavors to provide motorable roads that are designed and built for the primary use for vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The Corporations (except Chennai) and Municipalities maintain a total length of roads of 23,464.607 km of which 5504.71km are cement concrete roads, 15,975.683 km are … Read moreRoads


Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project (TNSUDP) Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project (TNSUDP) is being implemented at a cost of Rs. 3831.00 crore which is supported by The World Bank. The project includes 3 components such as Urban Governance Component, Urban Sector Technical Assistance Component and Urban Investment Component. Among the above 3 components, the … Read moreTNSUDP

Urban Infrastructure

The Government accords topmost priority to the creation of quality and efficient infrastructure.Creating and maintaining urban infrastructure is one of the greatest challenges to the ULBs. The Government accords topmost priority to the creation of quality and efficient infrastructure. Infrastructure works in Urban Local Bodies are taken up by accessing financial assistance from Central/State Government … Read moreUrban Infrastructure

Solid Waste Management

About 6394 MT of Municipal Solid Waste is being generated daily in 14 Corporations (expect Chennai) and 121 Municipalities. To strengthen primary collection, transportation and processing of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), vehicles, machinery and equipment are being procured under Special SWM fund and Swachh Bharath Mission. For processing of MSW , the following activities such … Read moreSolid Waste Management