Chief Minister

Sri Anumula Revanth Reddy

Hon'ble Chief Minister and Minister MA&UD

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation
HW Mayor

Smt. VijayaLakshmi R Gadwal

HW Mayor

Corporation History

  • In 1937 Banjara Hills, Jublee Hills etc are merged into Jublee Hills Municipality. In 1942, the Corporation status has been removed due to certain issues. In 1945 Secunderabad Municipality was formed. In 1951 it became Corporation.
  • 1869: the Kotwal-e-Baldia, the City Police Commissioner, begins to look after the Municipal Administration
  • 1869: Sir Salar Jung-I, the then Nizam, constitutes the Department of Municipal and Road Maintenance and a Municipal Commissioner appointed for Hyderabad Board and Chadarghat Board
  • Hyderabad is 55 sq km; population: 3.5 lakhs
  • 1886: Chadargat becomes Chadarghat Municipality
  • 1921: Hyderabad Municipality increases to 84 sq km
  • 1933: The two Boards amalgamated into a Corporation and given statutory status under the Hyderabad Municipal Act
  • 1934: First elections held for Municipal Corporation, and a Standing Committee appointed
  • 1937: Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills merged into Jubilee Hills Municipality
  • 1942: Corporation status removed due to certain issues
  • 1945: Secunderabad Municipality formed
  • 1950: two separate corporations created under the Hyderabad Corporation Act, 1950: one for the city of Hyderabad and another for the city of Secunderabad
  • August 3rd 1960: the two Corporations again merged into a single Corporation by the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Act, 1955
  • 1956: Hyderabad becomes capital of Andhra Pradesh after the state is formed
  • 1956 to March 2007 sees many changes and services provided to citizens. City divided into 4 Zones and 7 Circles
  • In 1960, the budget of the Corporation was 1.5 crores; raised to 1000 crores in the next 45 years
  • April 2007 onwards it becomes Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, based on a notification released on 16th April 2007 by Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • City is divided into 5 Zones (North, South, Central, East and West) and 18 Circles
  • City grows from 175 sq km to 650 sq km
  • Population is over 60 lakhs

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