Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. About the Organization:
BHUBANESWAR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION.
2. Aims and Objective of the Organization:
The aims and objectives of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation is to provide basic amenities to its inhabitants like Health and Sanitation, Maintenance of Roads and Drains, Education, Improvement of Slum dweller, Relief at the time of natural calamities etc.
3. Brief history & background of its establishment:
Bhubaneswar established by the name of Goddess Maa Bhubaneswari, with a Population less than 20,000 thousand taking four Revenue villages, such as Old town, Kapileswar, Kapilaprasad and Samantarapur during the year 1948 (1.2.1948) as per the Bihar-Odisha Municipal Act-1922 was first a Notified Area Committee.
Notified Area Committee becomes Notified area Council during 1.10.1952 as per the Odisha Municipal Act-1950 and the area of the little town expanded to other Revenue Villages adjacent to Bhubaneswar town such as Nayapalli, Baramunda, Laxmisagar, Baragada, Jharapada etc.
During the year 1979, it was seen that the town is growing beyond expatiation and the population of the town becomes one lakh and the prominent National Highway-5, South East Railway etc. were taken major roll for expansion of Bhubaneswar town and the population was more than two lakhs at that time. So that, the then Municipal Development Department vides their Letter No. 1078/11366 dated. 29.3.1979 declared, Bhubaneswar Notified Area Council to Municipality.
Simultaneously, the Population becomes more than 8 lakhs and the new revenue villages were included in the City. The tourist spots attract people from all over the world and being a Capital City of Odisha, it became Municipality to Municipal Corporation vide Housing & Urban Development Department Notification No. 24148/dated. 28.7.1994
4. Allocation of Business:
As provided in the Odisha Govt. Rules of Business including instruction of the Housing and Urban Development Department.
5. Details of Services Rendered:
6.Construction & Maintenance of Civic Infrastructure:
Poverty AlleviationSanitation & Public HealthMutation of HoldingsRemoval of EncroachmentCreation of Vending ZonesIssue of Birth Certificate & Death CertificateIssue of Trade and other licensesIssue of Marriage CertificatePost Disaster Management Relief & Rehabilitation
6. Citizen's Interaction:
Head office - Vivekananda Marg, Gautam Nagar, Bhubaneswar-14, Odisha
7. Working hours both for office and public:
General 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. & Summer days from 7A.M. to 1 P.M.
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