About Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Mumbai

In this resource, we have given the information about BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation popularly known as BMC. BMC is the largest civic organization in India. Read more about BMC in this article.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation - Largest Civic Organization in India

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, BMC is the largest civic organization in India which manages India's financial capital Mumbai (Bombay). Also, BMC is the richest civic body organization in India. If we compare BMC annual budget, then it is more than that of the some small states annual income of India.

Motto of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is (in Sanskrit)"Yato Dharmastato Jaya" which means "Where there is Righteousness",

Head of BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation

Mumbai Municipal Corporation is headed by a Municipal commissioner, an IAS officer. This officer wields the executive power of the house.

Power given to the head of BMC
- A quinquennial election is held to elect corporators to power.
- Responsible for overseeing that their constituencies have the basic civic infrastructure in Mumbai
- To check whether there is no lacuna on the part of the authorities.

BMC is responsible for following development of Mumbai city
Work of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
Public health and Hospitals
Street lighting
Maintenance of parks and open spaces
Sewage treatment and disposal
Garbage disposal and street cleanliness
Aiding in prevention of epidemic outbreaks through mass production of medicines at the Haffkine Institute.
Cemeteries and Crematoriums
Registering of births and deaths.
Removal of Encroachments
Markets,Shops and Establishments


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