Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
Aims and Objectives of the Organisation
To look after the health, sanitation, water supply, roads, safety and public convenience of the citizen and its development of the urban inhabitants. This includes improvement and up-gradation of the socio-economical status of the Urban Poor's by implementation of all government schemes.
Local Self Government under the statute consisting of the local people as representatives to the Council for carrying out the functions as provided under the Odisha Municipal Act/Rules, for the public health, safety and convenience of the citizens of the town.
Brief history and Background for its Establishment
Bhawanipatana Town was initially declared as Municipality in the year 1951 as per Government in Health (LS.G.) Deptt. Notification No 3001/L.S.G Dated 15.5.1951, comprising with four Revenue Villages Viz. Bhawanipatana, Nazual, Bhawanipatana Town, Arkabahalipada and Purunapada. Subsequently, the village Naktiguda and Sitaburdi were included within the Municipality area vide Notification No.1685/U.D., Dated 22.01.1975 of Govt. in Housing & Urban Development Department.
The area of the Municipality extends over an area of 20 square Kms. of a population of 60,745 as per 2001 census, out of which, Male & Female population accounts for 31,630 & 29,115 respectively. The Municipality has been divided into 20 (Twenty) wards as per District Office Notification No 3149/ G & M., Dated 04.12.2007 (Delimitation of Wards Reservation of seats and conduct of Election Rules 1994). As per above Notification, the following wards have been reserved for the Community/Caste/Tribes.
The Municipal Council, Bhawanipatna is the head of the Department as per Rule 428 of Odisha Municipal Rules, 1953. The Chairperson is the head of the Department. The Executive Officer is the Controlling Officer. The following sections work under this Municipality.
Allocation of Business
Municipal Council, Bhawanipatna
Duties to be performed to achieve the Mission
As per the provisions of Odisha Municipal Act 1950 and Odisha Municipal Rules-1953.
Details of Services Rendered
Sanitation, street lighting, water supply, providing roads, drains, culvert, maintenance of water reservoirs etc.
By organizing awareness meeting on L.S.G.Day and other occasion in the interaction is usually made.
Postal Address of the main Office, Attached / Sub-ordinate Office/Field Units etc.
Municipality Bhawanipatna, At/Po-Bhawanipatna, Dist. Kalahandi, PIN-766001(Odisha)
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