Pune Metropolitan Region

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Pune Metropolitan Region
Metropolitan region
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictPune
Talukas[1][2]
Area[1][3]
 • Metro7,256.46 km2 (2,801.73 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Metro7,541,946
 • Metro density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30 (IST)
Development AuthorityPMRDA[4]
ChairmanDevendra Fadnavis, CM
Minister of Urban Affairs
Minister ResponsibleGirish Bapat, MLA
Guardian Minister of Pune
Metropolitan CommissionerKiran Gitte, IAS

Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) is the metropolitan region around the twin cities of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad. According to the 2016 reorganization of the region, PMR comprises two Municipal Corporations, three Cantonment Boards, seven Municipal Councils and 13 census towns and 842 villages spread over an area of 7,256.46 km2.[5][1][6] The population of the region as per 2011 census was 7,541,946.[3]

The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) is the planning and development authority of the region formed. PMRDA is headed by the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as the chairman. Kiran Gitte, IAS is the chief executive officer. The authority is responsible for various town planning schemes, Pune Ring Road as well as Pune Metro (Line 3).[7][8]

Jurisdiction[edit]

PMR is spread over 10 talukas of the Pune district. It includes the entire talukas of Pune City, Haveli, Maval, Mulshi, as well as parts of the Khed (Rajgurunagar), Bhor, Velhe, Purandar, Shirur and Daund talukas. The prominent urban local self-governing bodies in the region are as follows:[6]

Municipal Corporations[edit]

Cantonment Boards[edit]

Municipal Councils[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority - PMRDA". www.pmrda.gov.in. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  2. ^ "Govt. of Maharashtra Notification: Extending boundaries of Pune Metropolitan Region" (PDF). Official website of the Government of Maharashtra. 10 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Expansion plans: PMRDA wants 800 villages within limits". Times of India. Pune. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority - PMRDA". www.pmrda.gov.in. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  5. ^ "Govt. of Maharashtra Notification: Extending boundaries of Pune Metropolitan Region" (PDF). Official website of the Government of Maharashtra. 10 February 2016.
  6. ^ a b "'PMRDA area notified, DP to be announced in a year'". The Indian Express. 2017-06-20. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  7. ^ "At Rs 2,591 crore, PMRDA's 2018-19 budget 200% more than last year - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  8. ^ "PMRDA budget 2018-19: Metro line gets Rs 888 crore, Rs 1,235 crore for ring road". Hindustan Times. 2018-03-26. Retrieved 2018-04-26.