Established in 29th March 1981 under the Uttar Pradesh Urban Planning & Development Act 1973, MDA has progressed from small beginnings to embrace an overreaching authority in the development scenario of Moradabad. In consonance with the aspirations of modern India, MDA aims at coordinated and planned development of a historical city: to enable Moradabad has played a very important role in the Freedom Struggle, to extend urban infrastructure to absorb the pressures of a rapidly changing society, and to provide an environment which would enable the utmost satisfaction level of all sections of its inhabitants.
MDA has completed many development works in Moradabad city. To fulfill its role, the Authority seeks to coordinate in accordance with a comprehensive Master Plan along with the work of various other agencies involved in the creation and extension of urban infrastructure.
Incorporated under the Uttar Pradesh Urban Planning and Development 1973, the Moradabad Development Authority employs best of experts from various fields of architecture, engineering, planning.
The Master plan -2021 of the Moradabad has been designed by the Development Authority keeping in mind the ever growing population, latest trends, financial development and the rise in the tourism sector but the perseverance of old architecture and conservation of cultural heritage of the city has been given the almost importance.