Suresh Mahapatra
Shri Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, IAS

Chief Secretary & Chief Development Commissioner

Shri G Mathi Vathanan,IAS

Principal Secretary, Housing & Urban Development Department,Chairperson Executive Committee

Shri Sangramjit Nayak, IAS

Director Municipal Administration,Mission Director

Highlights of Land Rights Act Implementation

Nos of Districts Surveyed 30
Nos of Urban Local Bodies Surveyed 109
Nos of Households Drone Survey Completed 1,97,000
Total Door-to-Door Household Survey (USHA) Completed 1,47,374
Total Slum Covered 1,886
Land Rights Certificates (LRC) Approved 51,041


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About Jaga Mission

Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission "JAGA" is a society under Housing & Urban Development Department, Government of Odisha, headed by the Chief Secretary, Odisha as Chairman and Principal Secretary, H&UD as Member Secretary. Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission (OLHM) - "JAGA" aims at transforming the slums into liveable habitat with all necessary civic infrastructure and services at par with the better off areas within the same urban local body (ULB) and to continuously improve the standard of the infrastructure and services and access to livelihood opportunities. This Mission also aims at leveraging and converging various schemes/ programs/ funding opportunities by strengthening collaboration among various Departments/ Urban Bodies/ Non-Government Organisations/ Financial Institutions/ International Agencies/ Trusts/ Communities and other Stakeholders. It will also provide advisory support to Government of Odisha to examine options for policy reforms required for the sustainable transformation of lives of urban poor.