Major Functions

  • Preparation of Spatial Plans at State, District and Local level (State Perspective Plan, District Development Plan, Master Plan, DTP Scheme)
  • Statutory Approvals and concurrences for constructions and land developments as per KMBR 1999, KPBR – 2011 and Town Planning Schemes in force.
  • Advise the LSGIs and Government on matters related to spatial planning and sustainable development of settlements.
  • Drafting legislations and Government Policies on settlement planning and development.
  • Nodal agency of the Centrally Sponsored Schemes of preparation of GIS based Master Plans under AMRUT
  • Technical Secretariat of the Art and Heritage Commission
  • Act as the Spatial Planning wing of the DPC.

Minister for Panchayaths, Municipalities and Corporations (Local Self Governments) Rural Development, Town & Country Planning, KILA, Regional Development Authorities

Smt. Sarada G Muraleedharan, IAS
Principal  Secretary
Local Self Government Dept.

Sri.Bishwanath Sinha IAS
Principal Secretary
Local Self Government (Urban) Dept.

 Additional Secretary
Local Self Government (Urban) Dept.

Sri.Gigi George
Chief Town Planner

Chief Town Planner (Planning)