Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

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Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority
MMRDA Official Seal.jpg
Agency overview
Formed26 January 1975
TypeCity Planning Agency
JurisdictionMumbai Metropolitan Region
HeadquartersBandra-Kurla complex, Mumbai-400051
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Mr. S V R Srinivas, IAS[1], Metropolitan Commissioner

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is a body of the Government of Maharashtra that is responsible for preparation of Regional Plan for MMR and the infrastructure development of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.[2] The 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.


The MMRDA comprises 17 members and is chaired by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri. Eknath Shinde ( Also the minister of urban development ).

It is also the richest state owned organization in India.[3][4] On similar lines to this, recently Government of Maharashtra has announced to establish PMRDA, NMRDA, and AMRDA for Pune, Nagpur, and Aurangabad respectively.[citation needed][5]

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


The jurisdiction includes:


See also[edit]


  1. ^ R. A. Rajeev takes MMRDA charge
  2. ^ "MMRDA - Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority". 26 January 1975. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
  3. ^ "MMRDA woos global investors for funding - Mumbai - DNA". 8 February 2010. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  4. ^ "Real estate no longer the driving force for MMRDA? - Mumbai - DNA". Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  5. ^ September 3, 2021 10:05 PM (3 September 2021). "AMRDA will soon get office, administrative officer". Retrieved 10 March 2023.
  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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