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Government Of Assam Urban Development Directorate of Municipal Administration

Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)

Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) are small local bodies that administers or governs a city or a town of specified population. Urban Local Bodies are vested with a long list of functions delegated to them by the state governments. These functions broadly relate to public health, welfare, regulatory functions, public safety, public infrastructure works, and development activities.
There are several types of Urban Local bodies in India such as Municipal Corporation, Municipality, Notified Area Committee, Town Area Committee, Special Purpose Agency, Township, Port Trust, Cantonment Board etc.

The main source of revenues of ULBs are as follows:

  • Collection from tax and non-tax sources as assigned to them under Assam Municipal act, 1956.
  • Devolution of shared taxes and duties as per recommendation of State Finance Commission.
  • Grants-in-aid from the Government of Assam.
  • Grants-in-aid from the Government of India under Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
  • Share of State Govt. of Assam against Centrally Sponsored Schemes of Govt. of India.
  • Award of Central Finance Commission Grant, GOI.
List of Urban Local Bodies in Assam (District-Wise)39.02 KBswf-image
Population-Wise List of Urban Local Bodies in Assam 13.14 KBswf-image
Contact Details of Executive Officers & Chairman/Vice-Chairman of Urban Local Bodies701.68 KBswf-image