Urban Transformation Centre (UTC)
is a one-stop centre that brings together multiple government and
statutory agencies under one roof for the convenience of the public.
The five-storey building will soon be equipped with better facilities,
including additional escalators and adequate parking space, for the
convenience of visitors.
There will be 430 parking spaces provided for visitors at all five
floors of the building.
Kedah UTC, the fifth in the country to be set up after Malacca, Kuala
Lumpur, Perak and Pahang, will house 30 government agencies,
commercial offices, non-governmental organisations, utility providers
It will also be equipped with a gymnasium, Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia,
Kedai Kain Rakyat 1Malaysia, Kedai Buku 1Malaysia, and also Klinik
Alor Star City Council director of planning and corporate
communications division Bohari Md Yusoff said the centre, which was
established under the Urban Transformation Programme, was among the
Federal Government's initiatives to provide better services to the
people, especially the urban dwellers in Kedah.
He said with the one-stop centre, residents living in urban areas in
the state could pay their bills and taxes as well as receive services
from public and private agencies under one roof.