Ranchi Municipal Corporation
Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) was established on 15th September 1979 vide. Government Notification No. 1406 by merging erstwhile Ranchi Municipality, Doranda Municipality and Ranchi Doranda Joint Water Board. It is the second Municipal Corporation of erstwhile Bihar and the first Corporation in the state of Jharkhand. With 55 administrative Wards, the corporation’s jurisdiction extends over an area of 175.12 sq.
RMC is governed by the Jharkhand Municipal Act, 2011. The 74th Constitutional Amendment Act (1992) has delegated the primary responsibility for urban management to urban local bodies / Governments. Unfortunately, the devolution of powers to ULBs has been very protracted. Like many other ULBs, there has been no real devolution of powers and functions to the RMC.