Surat Municipal Corporation


The Bombay Provincial Municipal Act of 1949 has lead to the formation of Surat Municipal Corporation. Surat is divided into two parts - the old city and the new city. The government records states that Surat Municipal Corporation is one of the oldest governing bodies which has existed even in 1852 AD. The major departments in which Surat Municipal Corporation spans its functional arms include social welfare, health care, engineering, revenue and support system.

The health division of Surat Municipal Corporation deals with birth & death registration, solid waste management, the Maskati hospital, malaria/filaria, SMIMER hospital and the health department. The engineering cell of Surat Municipal Corporation extends its reach to areas like drainage, town planning, street light, bridge cell, hydraulic, energy efficiency cell, traffic cell, environment cell, special projects and CE special cell.

Surat Municipal Corporation lends its support to the fields of election & census, Information Technology, stores and accounts. Whereas in the revenue section the Corporation takes charges of Octroi, other taxes and property tax. The social welfare segment of Surat Municipal Corporation includes community development and slum upgradation programmes.

Apart from the above mentioned functional domains Surat Municipal Corporation also categorize its operations as per the locational zones of the city such as central zone, west zone, north zone, south zone, east zone, southeast zone and southwest zone.

On the technological front Surat Municipal Corporation has set several milestones ever since its inception. From a computerized monitoring system and grievance cell to an array of e-services, Surat Municipal Corporation has truly created a high-end environment within its functional arena.

Surat Municipal Corporation works in diversified areas of the city to bring in long term consistency and prosperity to the place in every aspect.

Last Updated on : 3/06/2013