Thrissur Development Authority

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Thrissur Development Authority
തൃശൂർ വികസന സമിതി
Agency overview
Type Urban planning
Jurisdiction Government of Kerala
HeadquartersSakthan Arcade, Thrissur city, Kerala [1]
Minister responsible
Agency executive
Parent agency Government of Kerala

Thrissur Development Authority (TDA) was a statutory body overseeing the development of the City of Thrissur and Thrissur Metropolitan Area in the state of Kerala, India. K Radhakrishnan was the last Chairman of Thrissur Development Authority. [3] [4]

Headquarters of Thrissur Development Authority in Sakthan Thampuran Nagar in Thrissur city Shakthan Thamparan statue.jpg
Headquarters of Thrissur Development Authority in Sakthan Thampuran Nagar in Thrissur city



In 1981 the Government of Kerala constituted Thrissur Urban Development Authority (TUDA) under Town Planning Act. It came into existence on till June 1983. In 2007, the Government of Kerala dissolved the authority. Later in 2012, the authority was again reconstituted by the Government of Kerala. [5] [6] [7] In 8 April 2013, Government of Kerala has appointed K Radhakrishnan as Chairman of Development Authority and Renamed as Thrissur Development Authority (TDA). [8] In 2016, Kerala Government disbanded Thrissur Development Authority. [9]

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