98. MC Full-Form | What is Municipal Corporation (MC)

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The abbreviation or full form of MC is Municipal Corporation

MC Full Form, Abbreviation & Meaning

Municipal Corporation is a local governing body which may include cities, towns, countries, townships, charter townships, villages and boroughs. The municipal corporation is responsible for roads, public transportation, water supply, records of births and deaths, sanitation that includes waste management, sewage, drainage and flood control, public safety services like fire and ambulance services, gardens and maintenance of buildings.

MC Full Form | What is Municipal Corporation (MC)

The members of the municipal corporation are elected by the wards of the city. The members include The Mayor and The Deputy Mayor who is elected by the public and the Municipal Commissioner is from the Indian Administrative Service. The Municipal Commissioner is appointed to head the administrative staff of the Municipal Corporation and also implement the decisions of the corporation and prepare its annual budget. The source of income for the municipal corporation comes from property tax, entertainment, tax.

Municipal Corporation in India –

The Corporation of Chennai was the first Municipal Corporation in India. It was established on 29th September 1688 by the British East India Company. The Corporation of Chennai is the second oldest Municipal Corporation in the world after the city of London. In India, the Municipal Corporation is called by different names which vary from state to state.

Few of these names are as follows –

  • Municipal Corporation is called Nagar Nigam in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan and Haryana.
  • Municipal Corporation is called as Mahanagar Palika in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka.
  • Municipal Corporation is called as Pouro Shonstha in West Bengal.
  • Municipal Corporation is called as Pur Parishad in Tripura.
  • Municipal Corporation is called Nagar Palika Nigam in Madhya Pradesh.

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