C.D. Wing


Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board initially to provide dwellings constructed houses with basic amenities and then moved on to transformation of the lives of the slum dwellers.Community based humane approach for development is in built. The programmes aim at holistic approach to housing and rehabilitation. The Community Development Wing comprising of Social Workers and Sociologists coordinate with the Engineering, Planning and Revenue aspects. It plays a vital role to liaison the Board and the beneficiaries. The policies and programmes formulated by the Board are brought to reality to the slum dwellers .The existence was in 1978, through the initiative of the then Madras Metropolitan Development Authority to ensure community participation in the Slum Improvement Programme funded by the World Bank.