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Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is the urban planning agency that oversees Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) comprises the erstwhile Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, plus 10 municipalities & 8 panchayats in Ranga Reddy district, 2 municipalities in Medak district, 1 municipality in Nalgonda district.

The 10 municipalities in Ranga Reddy district are: L. B. Nagar, Gaddi annaram, Uppal Kalan, Malkajgiri, Kapra, Alwal,

Qutubullapur, Kukatpally, Serilingampalle and Rajendranagar.

The 8 panchayats in Ranga Reddy district are:Shamshabad, Satamarai, Jallapalli, Mamdipalli, Mankhal, Sardanagar and Ravirala

The 2 municipalities in Medak district are: Ramachandrapuram and Patancheru

The 1 municipality in Nalgonda district are: BHONGIRI and bhongir

Key People

  • GMGC Mayor: Bonthu Rammohan
  • GHMC Commissioner: B Janardhan Reddy
  • Food officer: Dr T Damodar

In The News

2017

2015 Municipal polls

The main fight fight in the 2015 GHMC polls is between the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). While the TRS has given the responsibility to lead the party in the polls to IT minister K Taraka Rama Rao, TDP's newly anointed national general secretary Nara Lokesh is leading from the front.

KTR has taken the charge of planning the strategy for his party by publicising the government developmental works taken up in the GHMC area. The TRS party is trying to establish Hyderabad as the IT capital of Telangana and attract IT startups to the city. Meanwhile Nara Lokesh has told the TDP leaders to counter TRS' claim and explain to people how former Chief Minister and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu has put Hyderabad city on the global map. Publicity on Naidu's efforts on development efforts of Hyderabad including the construction of international airport, numerous flyovers, sport stadiums and other infrastructure facilities will be TDP's main points while campaigning.

Timeline

GHMC has sealed an outlet of Karachi Bakery at Banjara Hills for allegedly not following standards of food hygiene. In a raid that was conducted at the outlet, GHMC has found out that several norms were violated in bakery’s kitchen. The owners of the bakery alleged that GHMC has targeted them. Mar 20, 2014

GHMC Commissioner Somesh Kumar inspected the new link road between Begumpet and Balkampet. May 5, 2014

Former GHMC Commissioners

  • Somesh Kumar

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