About the Department
State Urban Development Agency (SUDA), Bhubaneswar was set up in the year 1990 by the State Government, Orissa was the pioneering State in establishing an agency like State Urban Development Agency in pursuance of the guidelines of 8th Plan Policy. It is also registered under the Societies Registration Act bearing No.2972-221 of 1990/91. State Urban Development Agency (SUDA) have been assigned to monitor and to co-ordinate planning and implementation of different Anti-Poverty Schemes. Since last few years, SUDA is undertaking its responsibilities and has also put forth its best efforts to propagate the community management concept and scientific methodology for Income Generation Programmes. The initiative of the State Government was appreciated on a wider scale by other States.