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Government Of Assam Guwahati Development Department

What We Do

  • The Guwahati Development Department oversees the all-round development of Guwahati City through the development works carried out by Guwahati Municipal Corporation,  Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority, Guwahati Metropolitan Drinking Water and Sewerage Board, and Guwahati Smart City Project. GDD exercises administrative control and monitors the  activities of these organisations and releases funds for the various developmental schemes to be undertaken by them. In some cases, the various departments of Government of Assam including PWD, Water Resources, and Town & Country Planning etc. are also involved in executing the development projects.


    • The Guwahati Municipal Corporation Act, 1971
    • The Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority Act, 1985
    • The Guwahati Defacement of Public Property Act, 2006
    • The Guwahati Non Biodegradable Solid Waste Management Act, 2006
    • The Assam Fiscal Responsibilities and Budget Management Act, 2005
    • The Assam Municipal Disclosure Act, 2007
    • The Assam Nagara Raj Act, 2007
    • The Guwahati Water Bodies (Prevention & Conservation) Act, 2005
    • The Assam Apartment (Construction and Transfer of Ownership) Act, 2009
    • The Guwahati Metropolitan Drinking Water and Sewage Board Act, 2009