THE MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT ARE:
Process of cases received from ULBs regarding sale of land/allotment, regularization of Kachi Basties and Agricultural land, conducting Kachi Basti Survey
Approval of budget of ULBs and released of Funds regarding Special Grant, General Grant, SFC, TFC, Grant (in Lieu of Octroi) and State/Centrally Sponsored Schemes/Programme.
Issuance of Financial, Administrative and Technical Sanctions which are not in the Jurisdiction of the elected board.
Disposal of matters related to transfer, establishment, DPCs related to officers and staff of ULBs, DDR offices and Directorate.
Appointment of OICs/Advocate in Court Cases, vetting of reply, opinion on judgment, decision for appeal or no appeal, scrutiny of Bye-Laws and Rules and Amendments in Acts and Rules.
Extension and Exclusion of Municipal boundary, Election of Municipal Boards.
Preparation of Annual Plan/District Plan/Action Plan/DPRs related to various GoI/GoR schemes/Programmes,
Implementation of Poverty Alleviation and social responsibilities Programmes.
Implementation of HRD Plan for elected representatives, and officials of ULBs.