Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Preparation of Master Plan/Development Plan of the Urban Areas.
  2. Development and Execution of Urban Infrastructure Schemes and Projects
  3. Implementation and Enforcement of the Master Plan
  4. Proper Management of Urban Areas with emphasis on provision of infrastructure and civic amenities to ensure a healthy living environment and to facilitate economic growth.
  5. Urban Poverty Alleviation and Slum Improvement.
  6. Coordination of issues related to Urban Planning, Urban Development Programmes and Schemes and Urban Management.

With the above objectives in mind, Directorate of Urban Affairs is implementing the following schemes:

State Plan Schemes

  1. Infrastructure Development (I.D)
  2. Environmental Improvement of Urban Slums (E.I.U.S.)
  3. Special Urban Works Programme and Chief Minister’s Special Urban Development Fund (S.U.W.P. and C.M.S.U.D.F.)
  4. Direction and Administration
  5. Training of Personnel
  6. Assistance to Local Bodies
  7. Construction of Departmental Buildings
  8. New Shillong Township
  9. Infrastructure for City Transport at Shillong
  10. State Urban Infrastructure Development Initiative
  11. Preparation of Master Plans and Base Maps

Centrally Sponsored / Sector Schemes:

  1. National Urban Livelihood Mission (N.U.L.M.)
  2. Housing for All (Urban) Mission
  3. A.M.R.U.T.
  4. Smart Cities Mission
  5. Swachh Bharat Mission
  6. 10% Lumpsum Fund for Development of Northeastern States

Flagship Programme:

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnN.U.R.M.), Urban Infrastructure Development Schemes for Small and Medium Towns (U.I.D.S.S.M.T.), and Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (I.H.S.D.P.)
  1. North Eastern Regional Capital Cities Development Investment Projects (N.E.R.C.C.D.I.P.)

Non Plan Schemes

  1. Integrated Development for Small and Medium Towns (I.D.S.M.T.)
  2. General Administration
  3. Municipal Administration
  4. Payment dues to MeSEB/Municipal Boards/Telephone Bills
  5. Assistance to Municipalities/Municipal councils
  6. 13th Finance Commission Award for Municipalities