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 of the urban inhabitants. This includes improvement and up-gradation of the socio-economical status of the Urban Poor.
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.
History and Background of its Establishment:
This Municipality in its beginning stage was constituted as Notified Area Council vide Government Notification No-2648/HUD dt.8.5.1960 having 21 wards covering 22 Revenue villages with total area of 30.72 Sq.Kms. subsequently, it has been declared as Municipality by the Government of Odisha,Housing & Urban Development Department vide their Notification No- 18978/HUD dt.23.5.1988. Now the Municipality comprises of 30-wards covering the 22 nos. of Revenue villages with total area of 30.72sq.Kms.
The area of the Municipality ranges towards north upto Kantapal Village (ward No.-4) i.e. beyond Charampa Bazar to a distance of 5Kms from the Headquarter towards East to the distance of 5Kms upto Haladidiha by pass(ward No.-25) towards south to distance of 2-Kms up to end of village Apartibindha (ward No.-12)and towards west to a distance of 3-Kms upto the end of Bagurai Check Gate (ward No.-8).The South Eastern Railway has touched the western part of the Municipality. The Nh-5 has passed through the Municipality areas. The Salandi River also flows from West to East in the Municipality area.
Information on Municipality in a nutshell
Name of the Urban Local Body
Date of Constitution
No. of Revenue Villages
Area of U.L.B.
Population of U.L.B. as per 2001 Census
No. of Wards
The Executive Officer is the Controlling Officer. The following sections work under this Municipality:
Allocation of Business:
Duties to be Performed to Achieve the Mission:
As per the provisions of Odisha Municipal Act 1950 and Odisha Municipal Rules-1953.
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