“TWELFTH SCHEDULE of 74th constitutional amendment Act (Article 243W)

Posted: December 16, 2012 in Education, Politics, Youths and Nation

To empower urban local governance the 74th CAA ensures the following rights to Urban Local Government (ULBs)

1.  Urban planning including town planning.

2.  Regulation of land-use and construction of buildings.

3.  Planning for economic and social development.

4.  Roads and bridges.

5.  Water supply for domestic, industrial and commercial purposes.

6.  Public  health,  sanitation conservancy and solid  waste  management.

7.  Fire services.

8.  Urban  forestry, protection of the environment and  promotion  of  ecological aspects.

9.  Safeguarding  the  interests  of    weaker  sections  of  society,  including the handicapped and mentally retarded.

10.  Slum improvement and up gradation.

11.  Urban poverty alleviation.

12.  Provision  of  urban  amenities and facilities  such  as  parks,  gardens, playgrounds.

13.  Promotion of cultural, educational and aesthetic aspects.

14.  Burials  and burial grounds;   cremations, cremation grounds  and   electric crematoriums.

15.  Cattle pounds;  prevention of cruelty to animals.

16.  Vital statistics including registration of births and deaths.

17.  Public  amenities  including street lighting, parking  lots,  bus  stops and public conveniences.

18.  Regulation of slaughter houses and tanneries.”.



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