Shri Pratap Jena
Minister, H & UD
Shri G. Mathivathanan, I.A.S
Principal-Secretary, H & UD
Information About Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Housing & Urban Development Department is the nodal department for ensuring proper and planned growth of towns with necessary infrastructure and basic civic amenities. 15% of the total population of the state resides in urban areas, which grows fast due to industrialisation.To keep pace with the growing demands of the urban people, the department has been taking effective steps for efficient management and supply of basic urban services like provision of safe drinking water, sanitation, roads, drainage, sewerage, lighting,housing etc.