The Housing and Urban Development Department Punjab is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring proper and planned growth of urban areas with adequate infrastructure, amenities and services to the citizen. The Department is mandated to frame policies, prepare plans and schemes for the growth of the urban areas as well as creation of investment opportunities by accelerating economic growth of cities and towns. The Housing and Urban Development Department is headed by the Chief Minister as Minister, Housing and Urban Development. The Additional Chief Secretary is the administrative head of the Department.
The vision of the Department is to achieve a rational, integrated, comprehensive and orderly development in Punjab by improving the planning, development, management and delivery capacities of the urban centers. The mission of the Department is to conceptualize and create unique urban settlements that cater to the cultural, social, residential, commercial and industrial needs of Punjabs dynamic population today and for the future.