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Junagadh Municipal Corporation

Junagadh city which is a municipality was converted into a Mahanagar Seva Sadan status on 15-9-2002. Being governed by the Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporation Act- 1949, Junagadh has three administrative dimension authorities majorly which are the General Body, The Standing Committee and the Municipal Commissioner. With area of 57.16 sq.Km, Junagadh city has a forecasted population of 4, 80,000 for 2011. Junagadh Mahanagar Seva Sadan includes 8 villages which are Khamdhrol, Chobari, Timbavadi, Zanzarda, Sabalpur, Dolatpara, Bhavnath and Saragvada and also Joshipara which is a nagar panchayat. Junagadh Municipal Corporation

The topography of Junagadh is hilly with dense forests at certain regions and also has extensive plains with rivers and streams. The main principal rivers flowing through the Junagadh district are Saraswati, Ozat, Sabil, Bhadar, Meghal, Machhundri, Hiren etc. Temperature of the region varies from 10C to 42C and the climate is mostly humid with an average humidity of 84% during monsoons and 60-70% during the rest of the year.

Administrative Units of Junagadh Municipal Corporation

The administrative wing headed by the Municipal commissioner takes care of all the revenue, tax, water works, electricity and other departments. The municipality has different departments to take care of the city well-being, development and maintenance. The engineering department takes care of all engineering and drainage works. Engineering department also takes care of construction both new and old, maintenance of buildings, roads and other works. The health department takes care of health, solid waste management and urban health. Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC) has a MoU with Hanjer Biotech Pvt. Ltd to process almost 150 MT of waste generated on a daily basis.

The city has a dedicated team headed by Dy. Municipal Commissioner to take care of the waste generated. The waste department takes care of all cleanliness and waste removal from city roads. The Urban Health Society (UHS) takes care of providing vaccines, health awareness programs and surveys, health camps and school health programs. The city is also handling the Integrated Disease Surveillance Project to collect information about the epidemic diseases currently prevailing in the region. Junagadh has 5 urban health centers providing health services to the poor and needy.

The other departments are water works department, street lights department, transport branch and UCD branch. The revenue department takes care of property tax and professional taxes.

Roles of Junagadh Municipal Corporation

Junagadh also provides services like Amusement parks, stadium, tax collection office and city bus services. Suraj fun world and Indira Gandhi Park are the two amusement parks in the town made available by the Municipal Corporation. Boating is also available at Narasinha Mehta Lake. The city civic center provides E-Governance services like Complain Registration, Birth/Dearth Certificates, Shop Act License, tenders, Construction Permission etc.

Junagadh Municipality also provides online services for various requirements like complaints, tenders, recruitment and other services. Any individual can complaint their problem through the municipality website. All architects, engineers, surveyors and plan makers can apply for licenses from the JMC. Citizens of JMC are also being provided a special service to pay their tax online through the municipality website. Unlike other small towns, Junagadh has city bus services to helps the city residents and tourists. At present there are 7 buses frequently plying between the main centers in the city.

Contact Address
Junagadh Municipal Corporation
Beside Red Cross Buliding,
“Sauvad Complex”
M.G. Road,
Junagadh – 362001, Gujarat – India
E-mail Address: municipalcorporationjund@yahoo.co.in
Fire & Emergency Services
Phone No.:
0285-2654101, 101
0285-2652101, 102

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