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The Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
(GHMC) is the civic body that oversees Hyderabad, the capital and largest city in the Indian state of Telangana. It is the local government for the cities of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
and Secunderabad. Its geographical area covers most of the urban development agency the Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA). 64 ex-officio members including 5 Lok Sabha MPs whose constituencies are in GHMC jurisdiction vote in GHMC election.[2][3][4]

Contents

1 History 2 Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation 3 Administration 4 Executive 5 Legislature 6 Task 7 Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Election 2016 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

History[edit] Formation of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Board and Chaderghat
Chaderghat
Municipal Board In the year 1869, Municipal administration was first introduced for the city of Hyderabad. The city of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
was divided into four and the suburbs of Chaderghat
Chaderghat
were divided into five divisions. The whole management of both the city and the suburbs was handled by the then City Police Commissioner, Kotwal-e-Baldia.[5] In the same year, Sir Salar Jung-1, the then Prime Minister of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
State under the Nizam, has constituted the Department of Municipal and Road Maintenance. He also appointed a Municipal Commissioner for Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Board and Chaderghat
Chaderghat
Board. At that time, city was just 55 km2 with a population of 3.5 lakhs. In 1886, the suburban area of Chaderghat
Chaderghat
was handed over to a separate officer and then Chaderghat
Chaderghat
became Chaderghat
Chaderghat
Municipality. In 1921 Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipality has increased to 84 km2. The first corporation In 1933, Chaderghat
Chaderghat
Municipality was merged with Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipality to form Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
and was given statutory status under the Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Act. During the following year (1934), the first elections were held for Municipal Corporation and a Standing Committee was appointed at that time.[5] Jubilee Hills Municipality In the year 1937, Jubilee Hills Municipality was formed by the amalgamation of Jubilee Hills and Banjara Hills. Later, in 1942, the corporation status for the city has been removed due to some issues. Secunderabad
Secunderabad
Municipality In the year 1945, Secunderabad
Secunderabad
Municipality was formed. Again in 1950, Hyderabad
Hyderabad
regained its lost Corporation status along with the amalgamation of Jubilee Hills Municipality. Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
The Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Corporation and the Secunderabad
Secunderabad
Corporation, were established in 1950 via the Hyderabad Corporation Act. Jubilee Hills Municipality merged in Hyderabad Corporation during this time.[5] In 1955, the Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation Act merged the municipal corporations overseeing Hyderabad and neighbouring Secunderabad. Once again in "1955", both the municipal corporations of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
and Secunderabad
Secunderabad
were merged to form Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
of Hyderabad (MCH). In 1956, Hyderabad
Hyderabad
became capital of Andhra Pradesh after the state was formed. The Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
was formed on 16 April 2007 by merging 12 municipalities and 8 gram panchayats with the Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
of Hyderabad. The municipalities are L. B. Nagar, Gaddi annaram, Uppal Kalan, Malkajgiri, Kapra, Alwal, Qutubullapur, Kukatpally, Serilingampalle, Rajendranagar, Ramachandrapuram, and Patancheru. These municipalities are in Rangareddy district
Rangareddy district
and Medak district. The panchayats are Shamshabad, Satamarai, Jallapalli, Mamdipalli, Mankhal, Almasguda, Sardanagar and Ravirala. The Government Order 261 was initially issued in July 2005. Now, the Supreme Court has rejected the plea to interfere into the matter, the Andhra Pradesh government has passed the GO 261 that is related to the creation of Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
on 16 April 2007. Earlier, the twin cities of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
and Secunderabad
Secunderabad
had a population of 4.5 millions living in an area of 172 km². The new urban agglomeration sprawls across 650 square kilometers with a population of 6.7 millions. The erstwhile city of the Nizams has now transformed into an area far greater. The Government has decided to divide the Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation into five zones (south, east, north, west and central zones), 17 circles and 150 wards. Each ward would cover about 37,000 people. The GHMC is headed by a Commissioner and also has a Special Commissioner both of whom belong to IAS. Each zone will have a zonal commissioner, an officer of the rank of additional commissioner with a deputy municipal commissioners heading every circle. There will also be a separate engineering wing with an Engineer in Chief and Chief Engineer at head office level and a superintending engineer for each zone; a town planning wing with Additional Commissioner (Planning) and a Chief City Planner at the head office level and a city planner for each zone. GHMC lists its bonds on BSE bond platform Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
(GHMC) has listed its municipal bonds on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The civic body became the second to list its bonds on the BSE’s newly launched bond platform. [6] Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation[edit] The Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
(GHMC) comprises the erstwhile Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation, plus 10 municipalities & 8 panchayats in erstwhile Ranga Reddy district, 2 municipalities in erstwhile Medak district. The 10 municipalities in erstwhile Ranga Reddy district
Ranga Reddy district
are: L. B. Nagar, Gaddi annaram, Uppal Kalan, Malkajgiri, Kapra, Alwal, Qutubullapur, Kukatpally, Serilingampalle
Serilingampalle
and Rajendranagar The 8 panchayats in erstwhile Ranga Reddy district
Ranga Reddy district
are:Shamshabad, Satamarai, Jallapalli, Mamdipalli, Mankhal, Sardanagar and Ravirala The 2 municipalities in erstwhile Medak district
Medak district
are: Ramachandrapuram and Patancheru At present, Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
is spread across 4 districts - Hyderabad
Hyderabad
district, Medchal district, Ranga Reddy district, and Sangareddy district. Administration[edit] The Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
is headed by a Municipal Commissioner, an IAS officer. The commissioner wields the executive power of the house. A quinquennial election is held to elect corporators to power. The corporators are responsible for overseeing that their constituencies have the basic civic infrastructure in place, and that there is no lacuna on the part of the authorities. The Mayor
Mayor
is the head of the house. Executive[edit] The Telangana
Telangana
Government has appointed CVSK Sarma as the first Chief Commissioner of GHMC. There is also a provision for a directly elected mayor of Hyderabad. However, the Chief Commissioner can allocate more funds and in general has more power Legislature[edit] The term of the legislature of precursor to the GHMC namely the Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
of Hyderabad, then simply called by the same name ended before the formation of the GHMC. The Standing Committee of the Legislature takes a major role in the decision making process within the legislature when it is in session Task[edit] Ghmc is responsible for administering and providing basic infrastructure to the city.

Building and Maintenance of roads, streets and flyovers. Public Municipal schools Street lighting Maintenance of parks and open spaces Garbage disposal and street cleanliness Urban development and city planning of new areas. Registering of births and deaths. Health & Sanitation

GHMC co-ordinates with various other government organizations like HMDA, HMR, HMWS&SB, TSRTC, Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Traffic Police, etc. for delivering these basic urban services. GHMC 2016 Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Election 2016[edit]

S.No. Party Name Flag Alliance Number of Corporators Change

01 Telangana
Telangana
Rashtra Samithi(TRS)

- 99 99

02 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen(AIMIM)

- 44 1

03 Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)

NDA 04 1

04 Indian National Congress(INC)

UPA 02 50

05 Telugu Desam Party(TDP)

NDA 01 35

See also[edit]

List of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Corporation wards, circles and zones

References[edit]

^ http://www.ghmc.gov.in/greaterhyd.asp[permanent dead link] ^ "GHMC poll fray 2016".  ^ "GHMC in dilemma over ex-officio members".  ^ http://www.sakshipost.com/index.php/news/politics/72601-here-are-the-50-ex-officio-members-eligible-to-vote-in-ghmc-mayor-election.html[permanent dead link] ^ a b c [1] ^ http://indtoday.com/ghmc-lists-its-bonds-on-bse-bond-platform/

External links[edit]

Official website

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Municipal corporations in Telangana

Hyderabad

Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation

Karimnagar

Karimnagar Municipal Corporation Ramagundam Municipal Corporation

Khammam

Khammam Municipal Corporation

Nizamabad

Nizamabad Municipal Corporation

Warangal

Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation

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Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Topics

History

History of Hyderabad Nizams of Hyderabad Asaf Jahi Dynasty Hyderabad
Hyderabad
State Telangana Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Social Service League

Monuments

Charminar Falaknuma Palace Golconda fort Chowmahalla Palace Heritage structures Paigah Tombs

Government

Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation Hyderabad
Hyderabad
District Collectorate Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Metropolitan Development Authority

Buildings

Telangana
Telangana
Secretariat Salar Jung Museum Birla Planetarium Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium HITEC City Genome Valley Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

Tourist attractions

Laad Bazaar Nehru Zoological Park Birla Mandir Public Gardens NTR Gardens Lumbini Park Salar Jung Museum Makkah Masjid Ramoji Film City Prasads IMAX Golconda Fort Indira Park Sanjeevaiah Park Snow World Jalavihar Jalagam Vengal Rao Park

Education

List of institutions List of schools

Higher education

University of Hyderabad Birla Institute of Technology & Science Indian School of Business Indian Institute of Technology International Institute of Information Technology Osmania University Osmania Medical College Nalsar University of Law Deccan College of Medical Sciences Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Gandhi medical college Maulana Azad National Urdu University MVSREC Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology MediCiti Institute of Medical Sciences

Healthcare

List of hospitals in Hyderabad

Industry

Defence Research and Development Organisation Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research Nuclear Fuel Complex Electronics Corporation of India Limited Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Industries in Hyderabad Information technology industry in Hyderabad, Telangana

Transport

Air

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Begumpet Airport

Rail

Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Multi-Modal Transport System South Central Railway Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Deccan Kacheguda Secunderabad
Secunderabad
Junction

Road

Telangana
Telangana
State Road Transport Corporation Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Elevated Expressways Outer Ring Road Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Bus Rapid Transit System Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station

Culture

Hyderabadi Muslims Hyderabadi Urdu Deccani Hyderabadi biryani

Places of worship

List of mosques in Hyderabad Temples of Hyderabad

Cuisine

Hyderabadi Biryani Hyderabadi Haleem Hyderabadi Marag

Water bodies

Osman Sagar Hussain Sagar Himayat Sagar Shamirpet Lake Lotus Pond Durgam Cheruvu

River

Musi River

National parks around Hyderabad

Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park Mrugavani National Park

Sports teams

Deccan Chargers Sunrisers Hyderabad Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Sultans Hyderabad
Hyderabad
HotShots

Other topics

Famous people from Hyderabad List of cities in India List of cities by population List of technology centers

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State agencies of Telangana

Public Sector Undertakings

Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) Industrial Development Corporation (TSIIC) Tourism Development Corporation (TSTDC) Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) Power Generation Corporation (TSGENCO) Power Transmission Corporation (TSTRANSCO) Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (TSSPDCL) Northern Power Distribution Company Limited (TSNPDCL) Excise Department Beverages Corporation Forest Department Agriculture Department Telangana
Telangana
Police Vaidya Vidhana Parishad

Board

Housing Board (THB) Pollution Control Board (TPCB) Intermediate Education (BIE) Secondary Education (BSE) Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB)

Autonomous Bodies

Public Service Commission(TSPSC) Election Commission (TSEC)

Nodal Agencies

Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Municipal Corporation(GHMC) Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
(GWMC) Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Airport Development Authority Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Urban Development Authority (HUDA) Kakatiya Urban Development Authority (KUDA) Nizamabad Municipal Corporation Karimnagar Municipal Corporation Khammam Municipal Corporation Ramagundam Mun

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