Rajiv Gauba

Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development

With the launch of new urban development initiatives like the Smart City Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation, Heritage City Development Mission and Swachh Bharat Mission, the focus of the Ministry now shifts to effective and timely implementation of the schemes by the States and Urban Local Bodies through effective coordination with them. The Government is attaching priority for urban agenda and best efforts need to be made for successful implementation of the new initiatives.