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Shri D. D. Bhutia, Minister in-Charge

Shri. Tobjor Dorji. IAS Commissioner - cum - Secretary.

Shri. B.B. Pradhan, Chief Engineer

Shri. Tashi Zabgpo Bhutia, Additional Secretary

Shri. C. Zangpo Bhutia, Additional Chief Engineer

Administrative Section
The Joint Secretary (adm) and his subordinates are entrusted with the work of administration of the department. He is assisted by Deputy Secretary, Under Secretary and other staff for carrying out the function .The main function is general administration in terms of service matter. The manpower planning and development, implementation of the welfare measures for the employees working in the Department and coordination with other departments of the state government are other measure function of the administrative section.
Accounts Section
The Senior Accounts Officer- I, Accounts Officer-II and staff look after the finance function of the Department. The financial planning and control, monitoring of the revenue collection and preparation of budget and monitoring of the expenditure are the measure functions of the accounts section. The section is responsible for coordinating with the office of the Accountant General and the Finance and Planning Department of the Government of Sikkim. The Senior Accounts officer and the Accounts Officer are the financial adviser to the head of the department .
Town Planning Section
The town Planning section is headed by the Deputy Chief Town planner .She is assisted by Town Planner, Assistant Town Planners , draughtsman and other staff. The main function being planning of towns, regulation of construction of buildings, passing the blue print plans, monitoring the constructions process and allotment of housing sites in urban areas.
Civil Engineering Section
The Additional Chief Engineer is the head of the section and is assisted by Superintending Engineer (south /west) and Superintending Engineer (north/east). The Superintending Engineer (south /west) is assisted by Divisional engineer. The office of the division is at Jorethang, South Sikkim. The division office looks after the works of south and west Sikkim. The divisional engineer is assisted by Assistant Engineer and Junior Engineers and other staff.. The superintendent engineer( north/east) is assisted by the Divisional Engineer( north /east), Assistant Engineers, Junior Engineers and other staff. The engineering section is mainly entrusted with planning and construction of developmental works, implementation of projects and also regulation of construction of buildings in notified towns.
Sanitation Section
The Joint Secretary is assisted by two Bazaar Officers in North/East and Bazaar Officers in South/West districts of Sikkim, the Sanitary Inspectors and Safai Karmacharis. The Sanitation Section is responsible for keeping the town areas clean and cleaning the jhoras in the town areas. There are fleet of ten vehicles in UD & HD for the purpose.
Licence Section
The Joint Secretary is the in charge of licence section. Three Bazaar Officers and staff are engaged for verification and issue of licences. The main function of the Section is issue of trade licences for carrying out the business as per the legal provisions of Trade Licence Act 1985 amended from time to time.
Amusement Tax Section
One Deputy secretary and his staff are entrusted with the work of amusement /entertainment tax collection from cinema halls, video halls, cable operators, theatres programmes and from pool games, besides issue of licences.
The Poverty Alleviation Programmes are implemented through this cell. The Chairman is the Commissioner cum Secretary of UD&HD. The Additional secretary is the Director of the programme. The Project Officer is the Deputy Secretary who is assisted by the Community Officers.
Information Technology Section
One Assistant Director (IT) looks after miscellaneous matters relating to computerization and technical guidance in respect of computer and its peripheries.
Electrical Section
One Assistant Engineer (Electrical) is assisted by Junior Engineers are entrusted with the work of electrification of new projects undertaken by the Department.
RTI Section
Deputy Secretray - I is assisted by other subordinate staffs to look into the matter pertaining to Right to Information.
Sikkim Housing Development Board
The board is under the administrative control of the Urban Development & Housing Department. Chairman, who is nominated by the Government, heads the Board. The Additional Chief Engineer is the Secretary to the Housing Board. The Housing Board provides construction loans to Government employees. The Board Also carries out construction of LIG and MIG units for sale.



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