Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

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Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
मुंबई महानगर प्रदेश विकास प्राधिकरण
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (emblem).jpg
Official logo of MMRDA
Agency overview
Formed 26 January 1975
Jurisdiction Government of Maharashtra
Headquarters Bandra-Kurla complex, Mumbai-400051
Minister responsible Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister and Minister for Urban Development
Agency executive Urvinder Pal Singh Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner
Website http://www.mmrda.maharashtra.gov.in/

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (Marathi: मुंबई महानगर प्रदेश विकास प्राधिकरण), commonly abbreviated as MMRDA, is a body of the Government of Maharashtra that is responsible for the infrastructure development of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.[1] MMRDA was set up on the 26th 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.

The MMRDA comprises 17 members and is chaired by the Minister for Urban Development in Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan (who is also the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra).[2]

It is also the richest state owned organisations in India.[3][4] On the similar lines to this, recently Government of Maharashtra has announced to establish PMRDA and NMRDA for Pune and Nasik respectively.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "MMRDA - Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority". Mmrdamumbai.org. 1975-01-26. Retrieved 2010-08-30. 
  2. ^ "MMRDA - Organisation Structure - Authority". Mmrdamumbai.org. Retrieved 2010-08-30. 
  3. ^ "MMRDA woos global investors for funding - Mumbai - DNA". Dnaindia.com. 2010-02-08. Retrieved 2010-12-23. 
  4. ^ "Real estate no longer the driving force for MMRDA? - Mumbai - DNA". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 2010-12-23. 

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