Urban Local Govt Part 3 PRESENTED BY SANDESH SANKE
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District Planning Committee District planning committee should consolidate the plans prepared by panchayats and municipalities in the district and to prepare a draft development plan for the district as a whole. The state legislature may make provisions with respect to - 1. The composition of such committees 2. The manner of election of members and chairpersons of such committees 3. The functions of such committees relation to district planning
Metropolitan Planning Committee Every metropolitan area shall have a metropolitan planning committee to prepare a draft development plan. The state legislature may make provisions with respect to- 1. The composition of such committees 2. The manner of election of members and chairpersons of such committees govt, state govt and other organizations. planning and coordination for the metropolitan area 3. The representation in such committees of the central 4. The functions of such committees in relation to
Bar to Interference by Courts in Electoral Matters This Act bars the interference by courts in electoral matters of municipalities. It declares that validity of any law relating to the delimitation of constituencies or allotment of seats to such constituencies cannot be questioned in any court The Act further lays down that no election to any municipality be questioned except by an election petition presented to such authority in such manner as provided by the state legislature.
Types of Urban Governments Municipal Corporation Municipality Notified Area Committee Town Area Committee Cantonment Board Township Port Trust Special Purpose Agency
Municipal Corporation They are created for the administration of big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Banglore, etc. In states, Municipal Corporations are established by the acts of state legislatures and in the union temitories by the acts of to the Parliament of India A Municipal Corporation has three authorities 1. The council 2. The standing committee 3. The commissioner
Municipality They are established for the administration of towns and smaller cities. In the states, Municipalities are established by the acts of state legislatures and I the union territories by the acts of the Parliament of India, A Municipality has three authorities 1. The council 2. The standing committees 3. The chief executive officer
Notified Area Committee It is established by a notification in the govermment gazette. It is created for the administration of two types of areas 1. A fast developing town due to industrialization 2. A town which does not yet fulfill all the conditions necessary for the Constitution of a municipality but which is considered important by the state government. Only those provisions of the act apply to it which are notified in the govt gazete by which it is created All members of a notified area committee including the chairman are nominated by the state aovt
Town Area Committee A town area committee is created for the administration of a small town. It is entrusted with a limited number of civic functions like drainage, roads, street lightning and conservancy It may be wholy elected or wholy nominated by the state govt or partly elected or partly nominated
Township This type of urban govt is established by the large public enterprises to civic amenities to it's staff and workers who live in the housing colonies built near the plant. The enterprise appoints a town administrator to look after the administration of the township He is assisted by some engineers and other technical and non-technical staff.
Special Purpose Agency The states have to set up certain agencies to undertake designated activities or specific functions that legitimately belongs to the domain of municipal corporations and municipalities or other urban local govts. They are function-based not area-based They are known as 'single purpose' , 'uni- purpose' or 'special purpose agencies' or functional local bodies
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