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Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

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Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA; formerly Bombay Metropolitan Region Development Authority), is a body of the Government of Maharashtra that is responsible for the infrastructure development of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.[2] MMRDA was set up on 26 January 1975 under the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority Act, 1974 Government of Maharashtra as an apex body for planning and co-ordination of development activities in the Region.

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
Agency overview
Formed26 January 1975
TypeCity Planning Agency
JurisdictionGovernment of Maharashtra
HeadquartersBandra-Kurla complex, Mumbai-400051
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Mr. R. A. Rajeev [1], Metropolitan Commissioner

The MMRDA comprises 17 members and is chaired by the Minister for Urban Development in Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis (who is also the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra).[3]

It is also the richest state owned organisations in India.[4][5] On the similar lines to this, recently Government of Maharashtra has announced to establish PMRDA and NMRDA for Pune and Nagpur respectively.[citation needed]

In 2017, MMRDA announced it is investing up to ₹48,000 crore to re-haul the entire rail network by introducing new services, coaches, signalling equipment[6]


The jurisdiction includes Alibag, Pen, Murud, Panvel, Roha, Uran and Karjat talukas of Raigad district; Thane, Kalyan, Ambernath, Ulhasnagar, Bhiwandi, Murbad and Shahapur talukas of Thane district; and Vasai, Palghar, Vada and Dahanu talukas of Palghar district.[7]



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  2. ^ "MMRDA - Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority". 26 January 1975. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
  3. ^ "MMRDA - Organisation Structure - Authority". Retrieved 30 August 2010.
  4. ^ "MMRDA woos global investors for funding - Mumbai - DNA". 8 February 2010. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  5. ^ "Real estate no longer the driving force for MMRDA? - Mumbai - DNA". Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  6. ^ "Mumbai Metro's Shopping Now With $7.5 Billion. Here's What It Wants". Archived from the original on 10 May 2017. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  7. ^ "MMRDA - About MMR". Retrieved 23 August 2015.

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