Mangalagiri Municipality

Mangalagiri Tadepalli Municipal Corporation is the local self government in Mangalagiri, Tadepalle towns of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is classified as a Municipal Corporation.[1]

Mangalagiri Tadepalli Municipal Corporation
Formation1969
Merger ofMunicipal Corporation
Legal statusMangalagiri Tadepalle Municipal Corporation
PurposeCivic administration
HeadquartersMangalagiri
Location
Official language
Telugu
Main organ
Committee
Websitecdma.ap.gov.in/MANGALAGIRI/

AdministrationEdit

The municipality was establishment in the year 1969 and has an extent of 17.53 km2 (6.77 sq mi).[2][1] Mangalagiri municipality and its outgrowths of Navuluru and Atmakur are a part of Vijayawada urban agglomeration.[3] In March 2021 Mangalagiri Municipality and Tadepalli Municipality are merged and formed Mangalagiri Tadepalli Municipal Corporation.

The Elected Wing of the municipality consists of a municipal council, which has elected members and is headed by a Chairperson.[4] Whereas, the Executive Wing is headed by a municipal commissioner.[4]

Mangalagiri municipality has a total of 32 election wards. The below table shows the composition of municipal wards with unreserved and reserved (women, SC's, ST's and BC's) categories.[5] AP government introduced new GO to merge Atmakuru, Nowluru, Bethapudi, Yerrabalem and Chinakakani in Mangalagiri Municipality.

Civic works and servicesEdit

The municipality works on improving civic needs such as, sewerage, storm water drains, solid waste management,[6] and it even takes care of laying cement roads, providing drinking water, internal road widening etc.[7][8] The municipality also takes up the process of beautification, which certain works like, tree plantations, maintaining parks, laying dividers and pavements.[9]

The town has a water pumping station, which draws water from the nearby Prakasam Barrage and is supplied to the filtration plants for water supply.[10]

Projects

Mangalagiri is one of the seven municipalities, along with Vijayawada and Guntur Municipal Corporations to be a part of a 15 MW waste-to-energy plant project. It is planned to be set up with the collaboration of the JITF Urban Infrastructure Limited.[11]

Awards and achievementsEdit

In 2015, the municipality received Green Leaf Awards 2015 in the category of Best Municipality, which was organised by NGO Sukuki Exnora.[12] The city is one among the 31 cities in the state to be a part of water supply and sewerage services mission known as Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).[13]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Municipalities, Municipal Corporations & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 10 August 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Name of Urban Agglomeration and its State constituent Units-2011" (PDF). Census of India. p. 23. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Composition of the Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Municipality wards" (PDF). Andhra PRadesh – State Election Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 September 2019. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  6. ^ "State nod for VMC's urban mission works". The Hindu. 14 April 2007. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Development works sans additional taxes: Minister". The Hindu. Guntur. 19 August 2005. Retrieved 29 March 2016.[dead link]
  8. ^ Raghavendra, V (20 January 2012). "Negotiating this stretch is a nightmare for motorists". The Hindu. Mangalagiri. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Guntur, Mangalagiri to be beautified shortly". Times of India. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Water metering set to become a reality soon". The Hindu. Guntur. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  11. ^ "Waste-to-energy plant to be set up in Guntur". The Hindu. 7 February 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  12. ^ "TS and AP NGOs sweep Green Leaf awards". The Hans India. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  13. ^ Vadlapatla, Sribala. "Amaravati among 31 AP cities selected for Amruth development" (PDF). Press Information Bureau. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 22 September 2014. {{cite news}}: Check |url= value (help)[permanent dead link]