Tirupati Municipal Corporation

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Tirupati Municipal Corporation
Type
Type
Leadership
Corporation Commissioner
Chevvuru Hari Kiran
Website
TMC website

Tirupati Municipal Corporation is the civic body that governs the city of Tirupati in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1] It is one of the three corporations in the state, alongside Kakinada and Visakhapatnam to feature in Smart City project.[2]

Timeline[edit]

The Tirupati Municipality was formed on 1 April 1886. The municipality saw many gradations over the years and formed as municipal corporation on 2 March 2007. The following table shows the timeline of the municipality:[1][3]

Type of municipality Upgraded
Municipality 1 April 1886
First grade 12 January 1965
Second grade 1 October 1962
Special grade 13 February 1970
Selection Grade 7 October 1998
Municipal Corporation 2 March 2007

Civic administration[edit]

The area of Tirupati Municipal Corporation was 16.59 km2 (6.41 sq mi), when it was formed as a corporation. The present area after expansion is 24 km2 (9.3 sq mi).[4] The corporation population as per the 2011 census was 287,035. the present commissioner of the corporation is Chevvuru Hari Kiran IAS.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tirupati Municipal Corporation". Tirupati Municipal Corporation. Archived from the original on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  2. ^ Rangarajan, A.D. (28 October 2015). "A local touch to 'smart city' project". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  4. ^ "About Tirupati". Tirupati Municipal Corporation. Archived from the original on 7 July 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Hari Kiran takes charge as MCT Commissioner".