What are the 2017 MCGM Electoral Ward Boundaries?

Just as how, every five years, the Citizens elect Members of Parliament and Members of the State Legislative Assembly; the Citizens of Mumbai elect Municipal Corporators to the legislative wing of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), every five …

What are the functions of the License Department?

The License Department is an administrative department of the MCGM and issues licenses in consultation with and advice from other technical advisory departments like, the Fire Brigade, Health, Engineering, Estates, etc. With a view to safeguard public property and life, the license …

What can you do at the MCGM’s Water Works Department?

The Water Works Department is an Administrative Department of MCGM that issues various Permits in consultation with and advice from other technical advisory departments like Engineering, Assessment & Collection, and the Pest Control Department etc. In view of this, it is necessary …

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How to get a Hoarding License?

Permission for display of advertisement hoardings by means of surface or structure erected on ground or any portion of a roof of a building or on / above the parapet, with characters, letters or illustrations applied thereto and displayed in …

How to get a Projection and Stall Boards License?

In view of provisions made under section 313(1)(b)(c) of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, 1888, certain projections projected on a street are allowed to be attached to the premises on the ground floor of a building abutting on the Municipal …

How to get an Advertisement Permit?

Permission for display of advertisements by means of neon-signs, wall paintings or letters on balloons and advertisements on business premises such as shops, showrooms, cinema theatres, petrol pumps and offices, etc. is very much an essential part of business today. …

How to get a Health License?

The Health Department is an administrative department of MCGM that issues various licenses in consultation with and advice from other technical advisory departments like, Fire Brigade, Health, Engineering, Estate, etc. In view of this it is necessary for Business Establishments to take …

How to get a Maharashtra Prevention of Food Adulteration (MPFA) License?

The Health Department is an administrative department of MCGM that issues MPFA (Maharashtra Prevention of Food Adulteration) license in consultation with and advice from other technical advisory departments like, Health, Engineering, etc. In view of this it is necessary for Establishments to …

How to get a Nursing Home and Sonography Registration?

The Health Department is an administrative department of MCGM that is responsible for registrations of private / public Nursing Homes and Sonography centres. It is mandatory to register with Health department. The applicant must apply to the MOH (Medical Officer, Health) of …

How to Report Stray Cattle?

In this remarkable rollercoaster we call life there are always ups and downs. Imagine a perfect day in Mumbai, a day when everything goes the way you planned, and on your way home you step in a heap of manure. …

How to acquire Licence and Registration for a Business?

When a citizen of Mumbai wishes to initiate a company or business for profit, it is mandatory for him or her to first apply for a registration in the Shops and Establishments department of the Ward office closest to the …

How to get a Trade License?

The License Department is an administrative department of the MCGM and issues licenses in consultation with and advice from other technical advisory departments like, the Fire Brigade, Health, Engineering, Estate, etc. In view of this it is necessary for any …

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How to get a Dog Licence?

Pet Dog licensing is an important tool for Rabies Control as the licenses are issued only after a valid rabies vaccination certificate is shown. As soon as you vaccinate you dog, hurry to your local Ward office and get a …

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How to Lodge a Civic Complaint?

Citizens can lodge complaints related to solid waste management, drainage, storm water drain, roads & traffic, factories, license issues, water supply, pest control, buildings, encroachment, etc., by the methods enlisted below. The City is divided into 24 Municipal Wards each …

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How to Get a Death Certificate?

Upon the Death of a family member it is the responsibility of other family members to take care of all the legalities. The foremost legal document required upon a person’s death is the Death Certificate.  A Death Certificate is important …

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What is the Pothole Reporting Application of the MCGM?

The Citizens of Mumbai can now report their inconveniences and problems related to potholes by simply downloading a Pothole Reporting Application initiated by the MCGM, to bring transparency into its operations, as regards pothole reporting. The Pothole Tracking Application is …

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What is the History of the MCGM?

Bombay was the first British Indian possession, which came as a part of the royal dowry in 1661 to King Charles II of England on his marriage to the Portuguese princess, Infanta Catherine de Braganza. Ironically enough, Bombay also set …

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Who in the MCGM Deals With the Environment?

The Environment Sanitation and Project Department of the MCGM is now known as Environment Department. This department is divided into three divisions and deals with various activities as follows: 1)      Enforcement: Hotels RMC plants, conclusion sites, swimming pools and other …

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What is the Structure of the MCGM?

Mumbai is the financial capital of India and requires a strong Administrative Body to ensure that it runs like a well-oiled machine. Mumbai’s Civic Governance is looked after by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), which is led by …

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Where are the Different Ward Offices of the MCGM?

For administrative purposes, Greater Mumbai is divided into 24 Wards. These Wards are named alphabetically and also by their location. Each Ward is headed by an Assistant Municipal Commissioner. By getting familiar with your local Ward Office, and knowing which …

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What are the Fines Levied by the MCGM?

Mumbai is the commercial capital of India, and as we journey across the city, either for work or for personal engagements, we are often amazed by the marvel called Mumbai. On the other hand, there is a lot we witness …

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How to Handle the Problem of Stray Dogs?

Many of us consider dogs to be man’s best friend, and a good number of citizens especially empathize with strays and encourage them by feeding them and offering shelter. While sometimes, stray dogs may be a nothing more than a …

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How Does the Pest Control Department Work?

The Pest Control Department comes under the Insecticides Branch of MCGM. All the duties decided by the Insecticides Officers are executed by the respective Ward’s Pest Control Officer (P.C.O.). The main duty of the department is to control vector (mosquito …

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How Does a Citizen Facilitation Centre Work?

Citizen Facilitation Centres (CFCs) have been established in all the 24 Wards of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), so as to give Civic Services to the Citizens quickly and easily. Citizen Facilitation Centres are situated on the ground …

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How to Get a Tree Trimmed?

Trees are a blessing in this city, but can also be a burden for Citizens. For instance, a fallen branch of a tree can cause major damage to property, traffic obstructions and even a loss of life. To avoid such …

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How to Get a Birth Certificate?

The birth of a child is an occasion for joy and celebration yet also involves the completion of certain legal formalities and documentation. The issuing of a Birth Certificate is among the most important of these as it serves as …

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