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Hi I would like to have brief about Municipal corporation as well as the different names through which they are referred in India and their basic functions?
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Old January 12th, 2017, 04:30 PM
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A civil organization is the legitimate term for a neighborhood representing body, including (however not really constrained to) urban areas, regions, towns, townships, sanction townships, towns, and precincts.

Civil joining happens when such districts get to be distinctly self-overseeing elements under the laws of the state or territory in which they are found. Frequently, this occasion is set apart by the honor or statement of a civil contract.

A Municipal Corporation, City Corporation, Mahanagar Palika or Mahanagar Nigam is a nearby government in India that oversees urban regions with a populace of more than one million.

The developing populace and urbanization in different urban areas of India needed a nearby representing body that can work for giving important group administrations like medicinal services, instructive organization, lodging, transport and so on by gathering property impose and settled give from the State Government.

City Corporations are alluded to by various names in various states (because of local dialect varieties), all of which are meant "City Corporation" in English. These names incorporate Nagar Nigam (in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Rajasthan, and Haryana), Mahanagar Palika (in Goa, Karnataka, and Maharashtra), Pouro Nigom (in West Bengal),Pur Porishod (in Tripura), and Nagar Palika Nigam (in Madhya Pradesh).


The Twelfth Schedule to the Constitution records the subjects that Municipal Corporations are in charge of. Organizations might be endowed to perform capacities and execute plans incorporating those in connection to the matters recorded in the Twelfth Schedule.

Urban planning including town planning.

Regulation of land-use and construction of buildings.

Planning for economic and social development.

Roads and bridges.

Water supply for domestic, industrial and commercial purposes.

Public health, sanitation conservancy and solid waste management.

Fire services.

Urban forestry, protection of the environment and promotion of ecological aspects.

Safeguarding the interests of weaker sections of society, including the handicapped and mentally retarded.

Slum improvement and upgradation.

Urban poverty alleviation.

Provision of urban amenities and facilities such as parks, gardens, playgrounds.

Promotion of cultural, educational and aesthetic aspects.

Burials and burial grounds; cremations, cremation grounds and electric crematoriums.

Cattle pounds; prevention of cruelty to animals.

Vital statistics including registration of births and deaths.

Public amenities including street lighting, parking lots, bus stops and public conveniences.

Regulation of slaughter houses and tanneries
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