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H.E. Shri Shriniwas Patil, GOVERNOR

Shri Pawan Chamling, CHIEF MINISTER

The name of shall be “SIKKIM URBAN DEVELOPMENT AGENCY” (hereinafter referred to as the ‘SOCIETY”)

The Central office of the Society shall be located at Urban Dev. & Housing Department, Government of Sikkim, Gangtok. (hereinafter referred to as the “Department)

The main objects of the Society shall be: -

To identify and cause the municipal corporations, municipalities and notified area authorities (hereinafter referred to as “local bodies”) or in their absence, the UD&HD, Govt. of Sikkim and such authorities and agencies as may be directed by the Government of Sikkim (hereinafter referred to as “STATE GOVERNMENT”) to identify the weaker sections of the community consisting of households in the municipal or urban areas lying below the poverty line as defined by the state government from time to time (hereinafter referred to as “urban poor”) and to ascertain their socioeconomic conditions with the objective of initiating and pursuing with appropriate actions for generating income and employment opportunities from them ;

To promote, and to help assist in implementation of such programmes as would reach out the urban poor with urban basic services like literacy, primary health care, mother and child care, shelter upgradation and so on.