Shri G. Mathivathanan

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.


Steps to verify the digital certificates

Time limit for Trade Licence(New & Renewal) is 15 days as per the ORTPS Act .

For Birth and Death registration Citizen are advised to take hospital acknowledgement slip before hospital discharge.

If Registration is done within 21 days of birth and death then ULBs to issue first certificate free of cost

Citizens are requested to give valid mobile number and email ids for various services to get system generated information on status

Facimal Signature is not required for Digitally Signed certificate


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