The Telangana government has notified and announced to constitute the formation of 2 new Urban Development Authorities -Mahabubnagar Urban Development Authority MUDA & Neelagiri Urban Development Authority NUDA.
The MUDA Mahbubnagar Urban Development Authority will include Mahabubnagar, Jadcherla, and Bhootpur Municipalities and 142 surrounding villages in its purview.
The NUDA Neelagari Urban Development Authority includes Nalgonda Municipality and 42 surrounding villages.
UDAs were constituted to plan for and ensure a well-integrated and well-planned infrastructure development around major cities and towns so that the growth of urbanization in such peri-areas could happen in a planned manner. The task of the UDAs was to ensure the comprehensive master plan of such suburban areas, including the road network, water supply, employment opportunities, and growth of satellite townships.
MUDA & NUDA are such kinds of a replica of GHMC, HMDA, HUDA, etc for a similar pattern of development.
The Mahabubnagar UDA would be headed by the district collector as chairman and Mahabubnagar municipal commissioner as vice-chairman. The MLAs of Mahabubnagar and Jadcherla along with the Finance department Special Chief Secretary or his nominee, directors of Municipal Administration and Town and Country Planning would be the members of the Authority.
Likewise, the Nalgonda UDA would be headed by the district collector as its chairman and Nalgonda municipal commissioner as vice-chairman. Finance department Special Chief Secretary or his nominee, directors of Municipal Administration and Town and Country Planning, MLAs of Nalgonda and Nakrekal, and MLC of Nalgonda would be the members of the Authority.