Keeping in mind the benefit of the population, development of the city and solving of various infrastructural and social issues happening in the metropolis, Lucknow government took the decision of forming Lucknow Municipal Corporation or Lucknow Nagar Nigam. This is an essential government body whose main motive is betterment of populace and municipal activities of the city. Popularly known as the “City of Nawabs”, Lucknow is by far one of the admired city of India and the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow Muncipal Corporation, developed by Uttar Pradesh Government, looks after major amenities needed for a decent living. Matters related to healthcare, water supply, property, real estate, education, taxes, repairing and maintenance of road transportation and many other issues are covered under the work allotment of the Corporation office.
Lucknow Nagar Nigam Services
There are plenty of responsibilities bestowed on Lucknow Municipal Corporation. One of the major and primary responsibilities is clear and purified water supply to everyone, keeping a track of cleaning, sewage and drainage systems. Apart from this the services of the office includes formation and maintenance of public parks and gardens throughout the city. Museum, community halls, shopping arcade are also maintained by the Corporation office itself. A chance of development for the industries is also provided by the Lucknow Nagar Nigam. Various small and large-scale industries need infrastructural support to flourish and that is provided by the Corporation Office. Apart from this new building construction certificates are also been provided by Nagar Nigam. The office has the responsibility to keep track of population and its count in Lucknow. They provide death and birth certificates as and when needed.
The Services of Municipal Corporation are countless and they serve them in the best of their capability which make them appreciated by the whole populace of the city.
Lucknow Municipal Corporation Wards
The office has more than 110 wards under his domain. Almost each ward has more than 10 to 12 localities under its formation. However some wards have more localities than the usual which are named as major wards of Lucknow Municipality. The major wards maintained by Lucknow Muncipal Corporation are Ibrahim Pur Ward, Raja Bijli Pasi Ward, Saheed Bhagat Singh Ward, Faizullah Ganj Ward, Sarojni Nagar Ward Iind, Haidar Ganj Ward Iind, Sharda Nagar Ward, Ismile Ganj Ward Iind, Ram Teerath Ward, Sahadat Ganj Ward, Ganesh Ganj Ward, Babu Banarshi Das Ward and Kashmiri Mohlla Ward. These Wards have around 18 to 21 localities under their banner and functionalities are more in these places too.
Major Functions of Lucknow Nagar Nigam
Following is a list of few necessary duties maintained by Lucknow Corporation Office at the best.
Street Lights installed
Garbage Box introduced and waste management being done
Hygiene factor and cleanliness being looked after at various public places
Inspection of construction sites or looking after new buildings
Maintenance and control of facilities at cemeteries
Sanction Plan approval of proposed buildings
Law enforcement in matters related to Municipal Office
Proper usage of Insecticides and pesticides in infected areas and ensure hygienic area.
Calculation and collection of Land Tax
Calculation and collection of Building Tax
Maintenance of recreational spaces like playgrounds, parks and Gardens
Apart from this road maintenance (since many cities and states and major business points are connected through Lucknow), construction of new roads, building bridges and subways, inclusion of street signs, distribution of drinking water and many other small yet too much vital duties fall under the work agenda of Lucknow Municipal Corporation.
Information Center of Lucknow Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation official website is one of the major information center of the office. It provides in detail information on all related matters for the benefit of public. There are various online tools like AV calculation, monthly rates, online tax payment, memorandum of understanding, budget for maintenance work allotted from the government which can be used towards information or service purpose. Even for the real estate owners, tender information is published in the website itself. For any other communication there is a toll free helpline number for all and also a specific cell.