Amritsar Municipal Corporation

Amritsar received the status of a city in the year 29th March 1977, which resulted in the formation of Amritsar Municipal Corporation in place of Municipal Committee.

The duties and responsibilities of Amritsar Municipal Corporation is as follows:

  • To provide clean drinking water to the citizens of Amritsar.
  • Laying of new sewerage line and maintenance of the old ones
  • Preservation of the several historical
  • Construction and maintenance of roads.
  • Issuance of Birth and Death certificates
  • To continue development work in the slum areas
  • Up keeping of streets, drains and street lights
  • Setting up new tube wells and repairing of failed tube wells
  • To construct Multistoried Parking, Shopping Complex Gymnasium and swimming pool and various other construction and development project in the city.

  • In the year 1858 Amritsar got a Town Committee and then a Municipal Committee in 1868. In first election of Municipal Corporation, which was held in 1991, the city was divided into 50 wards. In the next election, which was held in 1996, the number of wards was increased to 60. During the elections of Municipal Corporation in Amritsar 20 seats have been reserved for women candidates on rotation basis, so that more and more women can represent the corporation.

    A number of seats are also reserved for Scheduled casts and backward classes candidates. Amritsar Municipal Corporation has been continuously involved in the making Amritsar city cleaner, beautiful and a better place to stay for its people.



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