Mysore Municipal Corporation
Mysore is known to people for its rich heritage, culture and historical significance. Currently it is the second largest city of Karnataka, well managed and well administered by abled government bodies. The city is famous for its festivities that take place during the Navratri. There are so many palaces and places of interest located in this city that today it has become one of the famous travel hub in South India. Some noteworthy locations include Krishnaraja Sagara Dam, Srirangapatna and Shivanasamudra Falls.
Mysore is a beautiful city and every year thousands of tourists flock to this city to enjoy its scenic beauty and rich historical locations. However, attracting tourists is not possible without proper city maintenance and administration. Every city has its own local governing body that helps in the process of advancement for the city. For Mysore, it is its Municipal Corporation. A proper municipal organization is capable of keeping the city and its people happy. A clean city; well preserved with happy citizens mean well-earned revenue from tourism. Mysore Municipal Corporation has been responsible for the development and maintenance of the city since its establishment. With various facilities and services, today it has become a well abled administration body.
A Municipal Corporation is one of the important government bodies of a city. It is responsible for many important administration functions that help the residents of a city to live a better administered life. Mysore Municipal Corporation is an integral government organization of Mysore. The Mysore Municipal Corporation provides civic services to 920550 people approx. in the city. Established in 1888 as municipality and then converted to a corporation in 1977, this civic administration body has been helping the city with health, sanitation, water supply, civil engineering works, and taxation since then.
Departments of Mysore Municipal Corporation
The Mysore Municipal Corporation has the following departments working for the city welfare:
- Geographical Information System (GIS) Department
- Council Department
- Urban Poverty Alleviation Cell (UPA) Department
- Revenue Department
- Control Room Department
- SJSRY & 22.75% Department
- Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) Department
- JNNURM Department
- Census Department
- Health Department
- Engineering Department
- Legal Department
- Election Department
- Store Department
- GPS Department
- Town Planning Department
Developments in the Municipal Corporation
With time and technological advancement the Mysore Municipal Corporation has improved many facilities that it provides to its citizens. Today the corporation offers computerized birth certificates in both Kannada and English language. Trade licenses, building licenses have been computerized along with their renewal. Water supply billing has been computerized. Moreover all collection centres have been computerized. SMS facilities are made available for any complaints and public grievances. Door to door garbage collection facilities are available for most of the wards managed by the municipality.
municipality has been serving its people diligently for a better city and happy citizen.
New Sayyaji Rao Road, Mysore-570024