What We Do
The Local Government & Rural Development Department is striving to ensure improved livelihood of rural masses by developing community-owned rural infrastructure and providing urban civic/municipal facilities/services to the residents of Gilgit-Baltistan under the provisions of Gilgit-Baltistan Local Government Act, 2014 and other related polices. The department is engaged in the effective implementation of food safety laws/rules and building control legislation in GB. Also provision of better health and hygiene through improved sanitation under Gilgit-Baltistan Waste Management Company.
Empowerment of masses of Gilgit-Baltistan through a decentralized and democratically elected local government system and to ensure qualitative service delivery through efficient and judicious utilization of resources.
Execution Monitoring and Supervision of Development Schemes
Waste Management through Gilgit-Baltistan Waste Management Company
Coordination as Provincial Focal Department for National Census
The LG&RD Department has taken initiatives in a number of fields including WSS, Waste Management etc.
Local Government & Rural Development Gilgit-Baltistan