Human Settlement & Municipality

1. Mandates of  sector:

  • Coordinate with central agency in ensuring effective implementation of development plans
  • Proper management of settlements and efficient delivery of municipal services

2. Organogram of  sector/Functional Units

Organogram

Planning & Design Unit:

  • Preparation of development plans,
  • Urban design proposals,
  • Infrastructure development plans,
  • Community development plans,
  • Review of development plans (at community & master plan level),
  • Study of settlement & growth potentials

Development Control & Infrastructure Management Services Unit:

  • Review & monitor all human settlement development,
  • Maintain municipal & infrastructure services,
  • Manage environment resources, solid waste & sanitation issues.

Survey & Land Information Services Unit:

  • Provide survey services for plan preparation & plot demarcation,
  • Maintain land & property records (with main focus on transaction & taxation purposes)
  • Provide surveying services for infrastructure services & lay out of buildings
  • Focal agency for development of GIS database & its management

3. Core product & services provided by the sector (Responsibilities)

  • Monitor developments & constructions for their compliance with the approved plans, rules & regulations in the respective Dzongkhags
  • Submit timely report on the human settlement activities for necessary guidance & monitoring by the central agency
  • Prepare annual work plan & five year plan activities and corresponding budget  requirement
  • Implement rules & regulations, guidelines, standards, circulars and executive orders related to the human settlements
  • Create awareness on the planning principles, rules and regulations, guidelines, standards, circulars and executive orders related to the human settlements
  • Manage HR and build capacity of staff and officials, right people with right skills and experiences at the right places
  • Communicate, coordinate and follow-up between the central and local agencies
  • Provide municipal services