how is muncipal corporation formed

Municipal Corporation
  • Generally, Municipal corporations are set up in the cities having more than one lakh population.
  •  Its member strength can be minimum 40 and maximum 70.
  • The Municipal Council has Members of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Assembly of that area as Ex-Officio Members.
  • Six expert members are appointed by the governor. The mayor is the political head of the municipal corporation, also called the first citizen of that city.
  • Mayor-in-Council is the main committee of the Municipal Corporation. The mayor is the ex-officio chairman of this committee and number of members is 11, including the Mayor.
  •  There are 10 departmental committees headed by the members of the Mayor-in-council and the member strength of all these committees is 7 including the Chairperson.
  •  The Mayor and Councillors are elected in a direct manner.

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