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Introduction

The Department of local self Government is the controlling Department of all municipalities for all administrative purposes. It also performs monitoring and co-ordination function at the state level for all the 193 municipal bodies of the state. This Department has a directorate to look after the day to day functioning of all these Urban Local Bodies. At present  Sh. Bhawani Singh Detha (IAS), is the Secretary of this department and Sh. Ujjawal Rathore is the Director cum Joint Secretary of the Local Bodies. 

After enactment of 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, the Local Bodies, which were previously not the part of the Constitution of India, have now been assigned the Constitutional Status. There are 7 Corporations, 34Councils and 152 Municipalities. Total 193 ULBs in the State.

THE MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT ARE:

 

Process of cases received from ULBs regarding sale of land/allotment, regularization of Kachi Basties and Agricultural land, conducting Kachi Basti Survey

 

Approval of Budget of ULBs and released of funds regarding Special Grant, General Grant, SFC, TFC, Grant (in Lieu of Octroi) and State/Centrally Sponsored Schemes/Programme.

 

Issuance of Financial, Administrative and Technical Sanctions which are not in the Jurisdiction of the elected board.

 

Disposal of matters related to transfer, establishment, DPCs related to officers and staff of ULBs, DDR offices and Directorate.

 

Appointment of OICs/Advocate in Court Cases, vetting of reply, opinion on judgment, decision for appeal or no appeal, scrutiny of Bye-Laws and Rules and Amendments in Acts and Rules.

 

Extension and Exclusion of Municipal boundary, Election of Municipal Boards.

 

Preparation of Annual Plan/District Plan/Action Plan/DPRs related to various GoI/GoR schemes/Programmes,

 

Implementation of Poverty Alleviation and social responsibilities Programmes.

 

Implementation of HRD Plan for elected representatives, and officials of ULBs.

 

“Smartraj”  Project:- An Indicative Name Given to the Project for Implementation of E-Governance in all the ULBs in the State of Rajasthan.

 Organizations under LSG

RUIDP

The Government of Rajasthan is committed for all-round development of the State and urban development is one of the focus areas in this ‘people centered’ developmental effort. There has been rapid growth of population in the urban centers of the State as in the other parts of the country and it has become utmost important to enhance the infrastructure facilities to meet the emerging challenges in urban management. In view of the above, Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP) was taken by the Government of Rajasthan (GoR) as a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) with support from the Government of India (GoI) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the year 1998.

RUDSICO

Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage and Infrastructure Corporation Limited (erstwhile Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Finance and Development Corporation Limited) is a Govt. Company registered under The Companies Act, 1956 incorporated in Dec. 2004 and got its name changed from RUIFDCO to RUDSICO on 19th November, 2015.

In compliance of Cabinet order 160/2014 dated 12th Dec. 2014 Rajasthan Avas Vikas Infrastructure Limited (RAVIL) was merged into RUDSICO vide MCA order dated 29th January, 2016 and accordingly notification no. F. 3(K)/Esta./PD/DLB/14/4169 dated 12th April, 2016 has been issued in this regard. Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP) was merged into RUDSICO vide Administrative order no. F. 3(K)/Esta./PD/DLB/14/4752 dated 13/04/2016.

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