Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
|The city of Ahmedabad or ‘Amdavad’ which is witness of various phases of our Freedom Struggle and acted as “Karambhumi” for our leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Abdul Kalam, Vikram Sarabhai, to name a few is well maintained and developed by its municipal corporation, AMC since its incorporation in 1950. The city which is also known as Gandhinagar in today’s time has been a part of many events that constitutes our freedom struggle history and the governing body which was established to take responsibility of maintaining it is Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation which was established under the Bombay Provincial Corporation Act, 1949. AMC is also responsible for providing civic infrastructure and legal administration to the city of Ahmedabad. The AMC is also responsible for certain obligatory and discretionary service as per section 63 and 66 of the Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporation Act. These services include:
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Services
|Obligatory Services||Discretionary Services|
|Sewage and Drainage services||Construction and maintenance of educational institutes and hospitals|
|Health & Medical Services||Surveys of buildings or lands|
|Street Lighting Services||Maintenance of central laboratories, ambulance services|
|Maintenance of relief works||Holding of exhibitions, marathon and other athletics games|
|Primary education, health and hygiene service||Road Side tree plantation|
|Identification of Street & houses||Provision of shelter to homeless persons and poor relief|
|Erection of Boundary of city defining city limits||public transport facilities, infirmaries|
|Construction, maintenance and alternation of bridges|| |
|Water supply services and many more|| ||
Role and Functions of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
AMC is responsible to take the infrastructure of the city to next level and to give the residents the best facilities in the city. In order to make the administration more effective, the city is divided into 5 zones namely central, west, east (consisting Nikol), south and north. In addition to these, a new zone viz. New West Zone was formed in 200 whose areas were formerly governed by Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority. All these zones are further divided into 9 wards though the south zone is divided into 7 wards only. Now all these wards are represented by 3 corporators for which an election is held. The city has seen good improvement which can be credited to the hard work of AMC officials. The hard work of AMC has given the city a surge in its number of visitors and also a rise in property investors as now one can be assured of getting world class facilities in the city. The governing body also takes the task of implementing property tax reforms, issuing municipal bonds, environment improvement and many more.
AMC is headed by Asit Vora who is serving as the Mayor while Dr. Guruprasd Moapatra is the municipal commissioner for the city and these two are leading the team themselves by setting best examples when it comes about town planning in which Ahmedabad is rising as the leader in the country with its good TP scheme. They are also supported by police commissioner of the city, Shri S.K. Saikia who gives his best while maintaining law and order in the city of Ahmedabad. The corporation also has a standing committee which undertakes many works of the body.
In recent times, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has also put its foot forward to help the citizens in field of education and health department by building up many corporation schools, colleges, hospitals with ambulance facility, medical colleges etc. The corporation has also laid foundation of it AIDS Control Society to make the city free of this ailment. Many developments works were undertaken in parts of city like those in Memnagar, Jamalpur, Usmanpura etc. in 2010. The corporation also has its civic centre which is established to take care of various taxes like vehicle tax, professional tax, property tax by the inhabitants as per the norms laid down. The portal of the corporation is the basic foundation of the e-governance policy of the body which adds another dimension in its salient features.
Even the shops and establishment forms, marriage registration form, birth and death certificates, voter list addition or to check status of your application can be done online by browsing the portal of the corporation. The BRTS i.e. Bus Rapid Transport System is yet another method being adopted by Municipal corporation of Ahmedabad to give the traffic system of the city a bit relaxation so as the commuters get stuck in traffic jams much lesser. The corporation is not only undertaking development projects like building swimming pools, health clubs and gyms etc. in bigger cities of Kalupur, Khandia, Narangpura, Naroda etc. but also is doing a lot for kids and is slated to develop some kids zone on the line ok Kidzania in Kankaria.
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Recruitment 2012
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation publishes advertisements in leading newspapers and its official website from time to time regarding recruitments of various positions of Oncologists & Jr. Lab Technician, teaching faculty etc which gives you a good job and bright career prospective. Forms for the same can be downloaded from here:
|Post||Download Form||Last Date of Submission|
|Jr. Lab Tech||Application Form||06-03-2012|
|Teaching Faculty||Application Form||05-03-2012|
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Property Tax
The property tax levied by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is laid on the properties of the city which are not that high but is affordable to be paid by the property owners of the city. The property tax collected is used as the fund for further development and management of the city infrastructure and town planning by AMC. The property tax varies for different regions that come under AMC as per their locality, property value, and many other factors like the floor level of the house, its construction style, type of ownership, water zone, FSI etc. One can easily assess the property tax which may be levied on the property by using the self assessment calculator available on the AMC portal. AMC even helps the inhabitants of Ahmedabad to pay property tax online so as to ease their work and also you can check various taxes paid and tax dues details on the portal of the corporation.
Sabarmati Riverfront Development
In 2004, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation formed the Sabarmati Riverfront Development Corporation Ltd. (SRFDCL) which was slated as an urban renewal project to improve the spatial structure and habitat conditions of the river Sabarmati and nearby areas. The project is yet going on with its head office in Usmanpur under prominent leadership of Shri I.P. Gautam, who is working as Municipal Commissioner & Chairman SRFDCL and Capt. Dilip Mahajan who is Deputy Municipal Commissioner & Director SRFDCL. The project is being administered from its admin office which is located at Dr. Ramabhai Patel Bhavan, AMC West Zone Office, Usmanpur and one can contact the officials there by calling on 079-32949817 while fax number is 079-27551246.
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Contact Details
One can easily reach to the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation in case they need to know anything about the governing body or want to register any grievances. You can also check for various tenders available on the portal like that for Ahmedabad municipal transport service (AMTS), Lal Darwaza. For complaints related to illegal construction, encroachments, drainage, street light, dead animal removal like stray dogs, cows, solid waste management, water logging etc. in your area, you can contact the municipal corporation control room for assured assistance through its contact numbers or online by sending email at concerned email address. Also one can call the numbers of control room to gather more information on various reform and maintenance works being undertaken by the corporation or to check bpl list of the city. The corporation also invites the inhabitants of Ahmedabad to fill up the feedback form available on its portal. To book a community hall for parties or other functions, one can do the booking by filling this form. FORM.
For further updates on GDCR, jantri rates, JnNURM, S.O.R. or any other, notifications, news, annual reports of the corporation or to check any notice as published by AMC, keep visiting indiapropertyhut.in regularly. Also it can be noted that the corporation is going to launch a new website which may require login by the user to access various contents.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Bhavan
Gol Limda, Danapith
Pin Code: 380002
Helpline Phone Numbers: +(91)-79-25391811, +(91)-79-32981606
Toll Free Number: 1800-233-2330
Mobile: 9327426099, 9898010888
Official Website: http://www.egovamc.com/
Last Updated On: 2012/02/29