Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation

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Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation
पिंपरी-चिंचवड महानगरपालिका
PCMC logo.jpg
Shakuntala Dharade, NCP
Mr. Rajeev Jadhav[1]
Leader of Opposition
Vinod Nadhe[2]Congress
Seats 128[3]
PCMC Administrative office at Chinchwad

Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation or PCMC is a Municipal Corporation in the city of Pimpri-Chinchwad which is an Urban Agglomeration (UA) of Pune. Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation is situated on the old Mumbai–Pune Highway in the heart of Pimpri-Chinchwad which is one and a half hours from Navi Mumbai. Pimpri Chinchwad Council was formed on 4 March, 1970 covering area of about 87 km2 which later on was established as Municipal Corporation in 1982, which now covers an area of about 181 square kilometers. As per 2011 census population of Pimpri Chinchwad is 17,29,000 souls growing at a rate of 6% annually, with a national average of 2.1%.


The industrial area of PCMC was started with the established of Hindustan Antibiotic the first pharmaceutical company in the year 1954.On 4 March 1970 by late Annasaheb Magar put the founding stone of PCMC. In the beginning four villages of Pimpri, Chinchwad, Akurdi and Bhosari were merged into this corporation area. The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Transport (PCMT) was started in 1974. This is now a part of PMPML (the local transport of Pune Metropolitan Area). In 1975 the status of this corporation was changed from C to A class. PCMC is considered as richest and one of the fastest growing municipal corporations in Maharashtra.[4]

Services provided to its citizens[edit]

  • Water Supply
  • Public Health - A. Solid Waste Management
  • Sewerage and Drainage
  • Road and Building Maintenance
  • Electricity (Street Lights)
  • Licenses : Industrial and Shops
  • Education - Primary and Secondary
  • Renting Municipal Property
  • Birth and Death Registration
  • Vaccination
  • Miscellaneous Services
  • Food Adulterate Control Certificates
  • Building Permission


PCMC has various schemes like:

  • free distribution of Bicycle and Sewing Machines,
  • providing financial assistance to girls for technical training,
  • computer and vocational trainings for self-development to women,
  • Entrepreneurship development etc.

Corporation Election 2012[edit]

Political Performance in Election 2012 [5][edit]

S.No. Party Name Party flag or symbol Number of Corporators
01 Indian National Congress (INC) Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 14
02 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 03
03 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag.svg 83
04 Shiv Sena (SS) Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png 14
05 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Flag of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.svg 04
06 Other State Parties No flag.svg 01
07 Independents No flag.svg 09

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PCMC's Commissioner". PCMC - Office of Commissioner. 
  2. ^ "Bhosale is opposition leader in PCMC". Times of India. 16 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "PCMC civic elders strength to be 128". Sakaal Times. 11 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "About PCMC". PCMC BSUP JNNURM website. 
  5. ^ http://www.mahasec.com/marathi/results.pdf

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