East Delhi Municipal Corporation

East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) is one of the municipal corporations in Delhi, India created after the former Municipal Corporation of Delhi was divided into three ("trifurcation"). Also, it is one of five local bodies in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the others being North Delhi Municipal Corporation, South Delhi Municipal Corporation, New Delhi Municipal Council and Delhi Cantonment Board.

Prior to trifurcation, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was a mega Municipal Corporation, an autonomous body that used to govern 8 of the 9 Districts of Delhi in the state of Delhi, India. The MCD was among the largest municipal bodies in the world providing civic services to more than estimated population of 11 million citizens in the capital city. The then unified municipal corporation used to cover an area of 1,397.3 km² (539.5 mi²).[1]

East Delhi Municipal Corporation

EDMC
Urban
Nickname(s): 
EDMC
CountryIndia
National Capital TerritoryDelhi
Websitewww.mcdonline.gov.in/tri/edmc_mcdportal/

References

  1. ^ "Restart corporation's website, high court tells IT firm". The Times of India. 1 November 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.

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Annapurna Mishra

Dr. Annapurna Mishra is First Mayor of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation. She is the first to occupy the office of mayor after the creation of three new local bodies in New Delhi after the municipal elections in 2012. She represents the Sonia Vihar neighborhood in East Delhi as a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party.

Annapurna Mishra, East Delhi mayor Educational qualification: Ph.D in Hindi literature from Meerut

Tenure: Second term from Sonia Vihar ward

Hails from: Devariya, MP

Background: From a family of govt employees. Joined politics in her 20s and rose through the ranks.

Her work

She launched a ‘tree plantation drive’ and plans to plant one lakh saplings.

She has instructed officials to come up with a list of chargesheeted employees so that they are not posted on sensitive posts.

In June, she organised a ‘Dengue, Malaria Prevention Month’

EDMC was the first corporation to organise camps for the recovery of property tax. Her son Activist Kapil Mishra is prominent member of Aam Aadmi Party and AAP candidate from Karawal Nagar in upcoming Delhi 2013 Election and she has three daughters, her younger daughter Devsena Mishra is an independent writer and IT leader.

Kabir Nagar, New Delhi

Kabir Nagar is a borough of the town of Babar Pur in North East Delhi district, Delhi, India. Kabir Nagar is known for jeans stitching work, which began in the 1990s. There are many small jeans manufacturing units. Kabir Nagar is a part of the Babarpur constituency and currently the incumbent MLA is Gopal Ray.

The area is divided into several Blocks from A through D. The area is well organized and however become cluttered over years due to rampant unauthorized construction by its residents. For a visitor sometimes finding his way may be a daunting task even if he has correct address. Streets across blocks A, B and D have become totally commercial with almost all road facing plots turned into shops. The most well known blocks are A, B and C Block.

Kondli

New Kondli is a census town in East Delhi District of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India.

Municipal Corporation of Delhi

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was a municipal corporation, an autonomous body that governed 8 of the 11 Districts of Delhi, in the state of Delhi, India. It was one of three municipalities in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the others being New Delhi Municipal Council, and Delhi Cantonment Board. "The MCD was among the largest municipal bodies in the world providing civic services to more than estimated population of 11 million citizens in the capital city. The municipal corporation covered an area of 1,397.3 km² (539.5 mi²).

Within its jurisdiction were some of the most densely populated areas in the world. It also had the unique distinction of providing civic services to rural and urban villages, resettlement colonies, regularised unauthorised colonies, unregularised slum/squatter settlements, private 'katras' etc, all at the same time.

New Kondli

New Kondli is a resettlement colony that came into existence after 1990. It lies in the Kondli constituency in East Delhi and is adjacent to Mayur Vihar Phase - 3, Noida sector-11 and Vasundhra Enclave. It is the fastest-developing area in the constituency and the East Delhi municipal corporation ward 215. Major development to this area began after 2001. It is divided into four blocks - A, B, C, and D. It acts as a frequently used entrance to Mayur Vihar Phase-3. This entrance is situated along Pragati Marg. Nearby landmarks are Maharaja Agarsen College and Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences.

This area can be accessed easily through Noida sector -11 and Vasundhra enclave.

North Delhi Municipal Corporation

North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) is one of the municipal corporations in Delhi, India created after the former Municipal Corporation of Delhi was divided into three ("trifurcation"). Also, it is one of five local bodies in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the others being East Delhi Municipal Corporation, South Delhi Municipal Corporation, New Delhi Municipal Council and Delhi Cantonment Board.

Prior to trifurcation, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was a mega Municipal Corporation, an autonomous body that used to govern 8 of the 9 Districts of Delhi in the state of Delhi, India. The MCD was among the largest municipal bodies in the world providing civic services to more than estimated population of 11 million citizens in the capital city. The then unified municipal corporation used to cover an area of 1,397.3 km² (539.5 mi²).

South Delhi Municipal Corporation

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) is one of the municipal corporations in Delhi, India created after the former Municipal Corporation of Delhi was divided into three ("trifurcation"). Also, it is one of five local bodies in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the others being North Delhi Municipal Corporation, East Delhi Municipal Corporation, New Delhi Municipal Council and Delhi Cantonment Board.

Prior to trifurcation, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was a mega Municipal Corporation, an autonomous body that used to govern 8 of the 9 Districts of Delhi in the state of Delhi, India. The MCD was among the largest municipal bodies in the world providing civic services to more than estimated population of 11 million citizens in the capital city. The then unified municipal corporation used to cover an area of 1,397.3 km² (539.5 mi²).

Swachh Survekshan 2017

Every year, cities and towns across India are awarded with the title of 'Swachh Cities' on the basis of their cleanliness and sanitation drive as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan that was launched in 2014.

On 4 May 2017, the Centre released a list of cleanest cities. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Urban development minister, released the list, which was finalised by the Quality Council of India.

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