Department of Urban and Housing Development

Ministry Of Construction

Our Profile

The role of the Ministry of Construction is undertaking construction of housing, buildings and infrastructure throughout the nation. It is formed of five main organizations: the Department of Buildings, the Department of Highways, the Department of Bridges, the Department of Urban and Housing Development (DUHD) and the Department of Rural Road Development.

DUHD, under the umbrella of the Ministry of Construction is the government agency responsible for housing and urban area development. The department is always striving its best to meet the needs of physical and social infrastructure arising from urbanization by the planning and implementation of


DUHD conceived as Rangoon municipality to develop and sell land plots in constructing Rangoon as commercial and political hub in 1852. Later the institution has been transformed in accord with changing economic policies.1874 Rangoon Municipal leased land under grant system and collected land revenue to incur management and development fees.



Organization and Workforce

Major Projects;

Current Projects;

Action Plan (2030)