Our Work


1. “Principles of Municipal Accounting” jointly conducted by the National Institute of Urban Management (NIUM), Hyderabad & Centre for Good Governance (CGG), Hyderabad under the TMDP in Hyderabad (The Training Programme had participants from the 31 Municipalities of the erstwhile Ranga Reddy, Medak & Nalgonda Districts) – under the TMDP (in 2016-17)

2. “Principles of Municipal Accounting” jointly conducted by the National Institute of Urban Management (NIUM), Hyderabad & Centre for Good Governance (CGG), Hyderabad under the TMDP in Karimnagar. (The Training Programme had participants from the 22 Municipalities of the erstwhile Karimnagar, Adilabad & Nizamabad Districts) – under the TMDP (in 2016-17)

3. Two (2) months long “Induction Training Programme for Newly Recruited Municipal Commissioners (Group-I)” under the TMDP (in 2017-18) in Hyderabad.

4. One (1) month long “Induction Training Programme for Municipal Commissioners (Group -I)” under the TMDP (in 2018-19) in Hyderabad

5.Comprehensive Capacity Building Plan (CCBP)

Research Studies Completed under CCBP

Capacity Building Plan

  1. Functional Budgeting and Accrual System of Accounting

2. Urban Governance including e-Governance

3. Basic Computer Applications &e-Governance tools

4. Management of Revenues, Functional, Budgeting, Accrual system of accounting

5. Integrated Solid WasteManagement

6. Customer Relationship management in Citizen Charter

7. Community Mobilization for Citizen Participation

8. Overview of DOM-file management, Principles of noting and drafting, File disposal, Types of communications etc.

9. Structure of PHED & Municipal Engineering Dept., with roles & Responsibilities at various levels

10. Preparation of Water Supply Proposals by Participants – Hands of Preparation of Scheme

11. O&M Of Water Supply, Drainage & Sewarage

12. GIS based Utility Mapping

13. Efficient Operation and Maintenance practices

14. Transfer of Development Rights

15. Community Managed Green Spaces & Urban Forestry

16. AP Building Rules

17. Development Control Regulation

18. Integrated Land use Transportation Plan

19. Land Acquisition for Master Plan

20. Strategic review of structure of urban local government and civic Administration – Urban institutions and inter- institutional Coordination

21. Enabling municipal access to market funds and Promoting public-private-people partnerships; State level financial intermediation

22. Enabling better performance through Improved Practices, Tools and Technology including Performance Management, Change Management and e- Governance

23. Building Citizen Focus

24. City Development Plan

6. Telangana Municipal Development Plan (TMDP)

1. Service Level Benchmarking and Service Level Improvement Plan

2. Telangana State: Salient Provisions of Municipal Law

3. Ward Committee, Ward Plan and Role of Ward Councillor

4. Municipal Finance & Accounts:

5. Budgeting, Revenue and Expenditure Management

6. Municipal Property Tax Reforms

7. Double Entry Accrual-Based Accounting in Urban Local Bodies

8. Urban Development and Town Planning Laws and Development Control Regulations

9. Planning for Non-motorised Transportation, Pedestrianisation, Parking, Sidewalks and Junctions – Street Designing

10. Establishing, Institutionalising and Operationalising Self Help Groups (SHGs), Slum/Area Level Federations (SLFs/ALFs) and Town/City Level Federations (TLFs/CLFs)

11. Participatory Urban Appraisal Tools to Assess Community Needs and Promote Participatory Planning in Cities and Towns

12. Computer Basics and e-Governance Tools for Urban Managers

Additionally, a Training Module for Mayors and Chairpersons with fifteen (15) sub-modules was prepared.

Training Modules in Progress under TMDP

1. Module on ‘Municipal Revenue Assessment & Improvement’

2. Module on ‘Town Planning: Rules, Regulations and Best Practices’

3. Module on ‘GIS applications in Revenue and Town Planning’

4. Module on ‘Achieving and Sustaining Urban Reform Targets’

5. Module on ‘Strategies for improving Municipal Credit Rating for enhanced access to Capital Markets’

6. Module on ‘Strategies for Expenditure Reduction through Energy Efficient systems’