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Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is India’s first municipal corporation, which came into existence in 1882. Also known as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) or Brihanmumbai Mananagar Palika, it is also the largest and richest municipal corporation in the country.

Over the years of its establishment, MCGM has been active in taking the challenges thrown by the expanding metropolitan area and growing population in Mumbai. It is the main governing body to see that the basic civic requirements and general amenities are being met at local level.

Activities of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai

1. Maintenance of public health and hospitals through a dedicated public health department.
2. Water Supply.
3. Registration of births and deaths, and issue of birth and death certificates.
4. Street lighting and street cleanliness.
5. Development and maintenance of parks and open spaces.
6. Sewage treatment and garbage disposal.
7. Markets, Shops and Establishtments.
8. General Security.
9. Collection of Property Tax and Water Bill.

The city of Mumbai has historically been evolving with expanding boundaries and increased facilities. As the city is poised to grow even more in the coming years, MCGM is gearing up to meet the challenges with a more focused approach.

As the financial capital of the country, it is required that all the development authorities in the region should work together to achieve a combined goal. Besides MCGM, there are MHADA, MMRDA and SRA that are active in the region with their various housing and infrastructure-related projects.

To carry out its day-to-day activities, MCGM has established several departments, which work in close co-ordination with each other. Here is a list of departments at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation:

Accessor & CollectorAssistant Commissioner (Planning)
B.Y.L. Nair Hospital & T.N.M. CollegeCentral Procurement Authority
Civic Training Institute and Research CentreDeonar Abattoir
EducationHydraulic Engineer
LicenceMumbai Fire Brigade
Municipal Chief AuditorMunicipal Secretary
Nair Hospital Dental CollegePublic Health
Public RelationRoads & Traffic
SecuritySewage Project

Citizens can lodge complaints regarding general administration issues involving solid waste management, drainage, roads & traffic, storm water drain, factories, license, water supply, buildings, etc. There are three ways to do so. You can fill out an online complaint registration form through its website and submit the same. You can visit the nearest Citizen Facilitation Center (CFC) in any of the 24 wards of MCGM. You can dial the telephone number 1916. Moreover, it is also possible to check your complaint status online. Here are the address and other contact details for Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
Head Quarter,
Dhobi Talao, Mumbai
MCGM Sabhagruh Road,
Mumbai C.S.T. 400001
Phone Number: 022 22620251

Last Updated On: 2012/03/06

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