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Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation

Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation
पिंपरी-चिंचवड महानगरपालिका
Type
Type
Leadership
Mayor
Nitin Kalje, BJP
Deputy Mayor
Shailaja More, BJP
Commissioner
Dinesh Waghmare[1]
Chairman
TBA
Leader of Opposition
Yogesh Bahl
Structure
Seats 128[2]
Political groups
  BJP: 78 seats
  Shiv Sena: 9 seats
  INC: 0 seats
  NCP: 35 seats
  MNS: 1 seats
  Independents: 5 seat
Elections
Last election
March 2017
Website
www.pcmcindia.gov.in
PCMC Administrative office at Chinchwad

Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (Marathi: पिंपरी-चिंचवड महानगरपालिका) or PCMC is a Municipal Corporation of Pimpri-Chinchwad, in Pune Metro City.

It is an Urban Agglomeration (UA) of Pune. Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation is situated on the Old Pune–Mumbai 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 Antibiotics 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 Asia.[3]

Administration

City Representatives
Mayor Mr. Nitin Kalje
Municipal Commissioner Mr. Dinesh Waghmare[4] n/a
Dy. Mayor Mrs. Shailaja More
Leader of the house Mr. Eknath Pawar
Commissioner of Police

Services provided to its citizens

PCMC Schemes

PCMC undertakes the following schemes:

  1. Free Bicycles for girls to promote education.
  2. Free Sewing Machine distribution to women from economically weaker section to promote Self-Employment.
  3. Financial assistance to Girls for technical training.
  4. Computer Training, Vocational Training and Tool kits to women for Self-Employment.
  5. Entrepreneurship development program.
  6. subsidies on loan to registered "Mahila Mandals" for self-employment.
  7. Revolving funds to Self-Help Groups.
  8. Private Tuition fees to girls students for developing their academic standards.
  9. Savitribai Phule Award for Individuals.
  10. Savitirbai Phule Award for Social Institute.
  11. Financial assistance for nutritious diet for pregnant women from slum areas.
  12. Financial assistance to registered Mahila Mandal for Child Day Care center.
  13. Financial assistance for Girls for Higher Education in abroad.
  14. Financial assistance for higher-education i.e.first year M.B.B.S / Engineering Degree Courses.
  15. Marketing Center.
  16. Scholarship for the disabled.
  17. Free instruments for people with physical disability.
  18. Financial assistance to widows and divorcee women for self-employment.
  19. Financial assistance to the persons who are free from imprisonment for life.
  20. Scholarship for backward cast students.
  21. Free Bicycle to backward cast students.
  22. Financial assistance for backward cast Co-op.Housing Societies.
  23. Financial assistance to backward cast co-op.societies for repairing of House.
  24. Financial assistance for higher education for backward students.
  25. Computer training to Backward class Students for Self-Employment.

Corporation Election

Corporation 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

Corporation Election 2017

The BJP won an absolute majority in the 2017 elections, marking the first time the city will have a mayor from the party.[6]

S.No. Party name Party flag or symbol Number of corporators
1 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 78
2 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
NCP-flag.svg
35
3 Shiv Sena (SS)
Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png
09
4 Independents
No flag.svg
05
5 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)
Flag of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.svg
01

See also

References

  1. ^ "PCMC's Commissioner". PCMC - Office of Commissioner. 
  2. ^ "PCMC civic elders strength to be 128". Sakaal Times. 11 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "About PCMC". PCMC BSUP JNNURM website. 
  4. ^ "PCMC's Commissioner". PCMC - Office of Commissioner. 
  5. ^ [www.mahasec.com]
  6. ^ "In Pimpri, big guns fall silent, newcomers make winning starts". Indian Express. 9 March 2017. Retrieved 9 March 2017. 


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