of Karnataka for the welfare and improvement of slums felt it necessary
to pass an act and as such Karnataka slum areas (Improvement and
clearance) Act 1973 was passed and in accordance with this act the
Karnataka Slum Clearance Board was constituted in July 1975 to provide
basic amenities and houses to the slum dwellers and to improve the
social awareness and uplift the living conditions and income generation
activities of the urban poor. Karnataka Slum Clearance Board was
redesignated as "Karnataka Slum Development Board" in 2010.