Q. Which of the following functional item/s is/are under the purview of municipalities under 12th Schedule?
1.Urban planning
2.Regulation of land use
3.Fire services
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: contains the following 18 functional items placed within the purview of municipalities:

  • Urban planning including town planning;
  • Regulation of land use and construction of buildings;
  • Planning for economic and social development;
  • Roads and bridges;
  • Water supply for domestic, industrial and commercial purposes;
  • Public health, sanitation, conservancy and solid waste management;
  • Fire services;

Source: Laxmikanth Polity