Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board
CAG finds TNSCB in violation of the TN Slums Act
A post-eviction scene at a slum in Ennore, Chennai. Undeclared slums like this are frequently subjected to forced evictions in contravention of human rights and national and international laws. Photo Courtesy: Jacintha Chitra, Researcher, Citizen consumer and civic Action Group
The C&AG's state audit report for all departments coming under the General and Social Services category, including the Housing and Urban Development department, was tabled in the Tamil Nadu Legislative assembly on 29th September 2015. The report brings to light many serious shortcomings in the functioning of the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board.