Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation

Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation
पिंपरी-चिंचवड महानगरपालिका
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Type
Type
Leadership
Mayor
Shakuntala Dharade, NCP
Commissioner
Mr. Rajeev Jadhav[1]
Leader of Opposition
Vinod Nadhe[2]Congress
Seats 128[3]
Website
www.pcmcindia.gov.in
PCMC Administrative office at Chinchwad

Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation or PCMC is a Municipal Corporation in the city of Pimpri-Chinchwad which is an Urban Agglomeration (UA) of Pune. Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation is situated on the old Mumbai–Pune Highway in the heart of Pimpri-Chinchwad which is one and a half hours from Navi Mumbai. Pimpri Chinchwad Council was formed on 4 March 1970 covering area of about 87 km2 which later on was established as Municipal Corporation in 1982, which now covers an area of about 181 square kilometers. As per 2011 census population of Pimpri Chinchwad is 17,29,000 souls growing at a rate of 6% annually, with a national average of 2.1%.

History

The industrial area of PCMC was started with the established of Hindustan Antibiotic the first pharmaceutical company in the year 1954.On 4 March 1970 by late Annasaheb Magar put the founding stone of PCMC. In the beginning four villages of Pimpri, Chinchwad, Akurdi and Bhosari were merged into this corporation area. The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Transport (PCMT) was started in 1974. This is now a part of PMPML (the local transport of Pune Metropolitan Area). In 1975 the status of this corporation was changed from C to A class. PCMC is considered as richest and one of the fastest growing municipal corporations in Maharashtra.[4]

Services provided to its citizens

  • Water Supply
  • Public Health - A. Solid Waste Management
  • Sewerage and Drainage
  • Road and Building Maintenance
  • Electricity (Street Lights)
  • Licenses : Industrial and Shops
  • Education - Primary and Secondary
  • Renting Municipal Property
  • Birth and Death Registration
  • Vaccination
  • Miscellaneous Services
  • Food Adulterate Control Certificates
  • Building Permission

Schemes

PCMC has various schemes like:

1. Free Bicycle distribution to Girls (Scheme No.1)
2. Free Sewing Machine distribution to women from economically weaker section for Self-Employment (Scheme No.2)
3. Financial assistance to Girls for technical training (Scheme No.3)
4. Computer Training for Self-Employment to women (Scheme.no.4)
5. Vocational Training for self-employment to women (Scheme.no.5)
6. Tool kits to women for self-employment (Scheme no.6)
7. Entrepreneurship development program (Scheme No.7)
8. Subsides on loan to registered "Mahila Mandals" for self-employment (Scheme No.8)
9. Revolving funds to self-help group (Scheme No. 9)
10.  Private Tuition fees to girls students for developing their academic standards (Scheme No.10)
11. Savitribai Phule Award for Individual (Scheme No.11)
12. Savitirbai Phule Award for Social Institute (Scheme No.12)
13. Financial assistance for nutritious diet for pregnant women from slum area (Scheme No.13)
14. Financial assistance to registered Mahila Mandal for Child Day Care center (Scheme.no.14)
15. Financial assistance for Girls for Higher Education in abroad (Scheme No.15)
16. Financial assistance for higher-education i.e.first year M.B.B.S / Engineering Degree Courses (Scheme No.16)
17. Marketing Center (Scheme No.17)
18. Scholarship for disabled (Scheme No.18)
19. Free instruments to physically handicap persons and deaf and dumb persons (Scheme No.19)
20. Financial assistance to widows and divorcee women for self-employment (Scheme. No.20)
21. Financial assistance to the persons who are free from imprisonment for life (Scheme No.21)
22. Scholarship for backward cast students (Scheme No.22)
23. Free Bicycle to backward cast students (Scheme No. 23)
24. Financial assistance for backward cast Co-op.Housing Societies (Scheme No.24)
25. Financial assistance to backward cast co-op.societies for repairing of House (Scheme No.25)
26. Financial assistance for higher education for backward students (Scheme No.26)
27. Computer training to Backward class Students for Self-Employment (Scheme No.27)

Corporation Election 2012

Political Performance in Election 2012 [5]

S.No. Party Name Party flag or symbol Number of Corporators
01 Indian National Congress (INC) Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 14
02 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 03
03 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag.svg 83
04 Shiv Sena (SS) Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png 14
05 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Flag of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.svg 04
06 Other State Parties No flag.svg 01
07 Independents No flag.svg 09

See also

References

  1. ^ "PCMC's Commissioner". PCMC - Office of Commissioner. 
  2. ^ "Bhosale is opposition leader in PCMC". Times of India. 16 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "PCMC civic elders strength to be 128". Sakaal Times. 11 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "About PCMC". PCMC BSUP JNNURM website. 
  5. ^ [www.mahasec.com]

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