TCPO:- Town and Country Planning Organization
TCPO stands for Town and Country Planning Organization. Town and Country Planning Organization was established in 1962. It has been functioning It has been functioning as the technical wing of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. Over the years, TCPO has undertaken various pioneering works in the area of formulating Master Plans, urban design projects, tourism development plans, regional plans, empirical research studies in topical areas, manuals and guides on various aspects of planning and development, monitoring and evaluation of central sector schemes, information system, urban mapping, urban and regional development policies, development law etc. Its mission includes promoting cities as engines of economic growth through improvement in the quality of urban life by facilitating the creation of quality urban infrastructure, with assured service levels and efficient governance and for creating economically vibrant, inclusive, efficient and sustainable urban habitats, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched 6 key Flagship Missions: Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT, HRIDAY, Swachh Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Housing for All (Urban) and National Urban Livelihoods Mission.