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Districts of Singapore: Central Singapore Community Development Council, South West Community Development Council, ISO 3166-2:SG

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Published May 28th 2010
ISBN : 9781157210771
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36 pages
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PMChapters: Central Singapore Community Development Council, South West Community Development Council, ISO 3166-2:SG, North West Community Development Council, South East Community Development Council, North East Community Development Council,.MorePMChapters: Central Singapore Community Development Council, South West Community Development Council, ISO 3166-2:SG, North West Community Development Council, South East Community Development Council, North East Community Development Council,. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 34. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Central Singapore Community Development Council (abbreviation: CS CDC) is one of five Community Development Councils(CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of governmental policies and schemes. They are funded in part by the government although they are free to engage in fund-raising activities. CS CDC is unique as it caters to the largest district in Singapore in terms of population, and which encompasses a broad spectrum of residents. CS CDC serves the Central Singapore District through a wide range of schemes, services and community programmes. Originally conceptualised by former Prime Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong in 1996, the CDCs were established in November 1997 to better serve the residents of Singapore. According to Mr Goh, the establishment of CDCs is part of the process to build a tightly-knit, compassionate and self-reliant community. In 2001, the original nine CDCs were restructured into the present five CDCs for more efficient administration, and focused on software instead of hardware. Since then, the CS CDC has been progressing along this path for the betterment of the residents under its jurisdiction. The Central Singapore District is one of the largest areas in Singapore. Geographically, it is located along the median line of the island, in the heart of the country. The District comprises the following political divisions (Town Councils): Central Singapore encompasses the modern Central Business District (CBD) and s...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=171895