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Some interesting information about BMC

Monday, January 30, 2012
By Prashant Hamine

Here are some interesting facts about the civic body which you may not know

  • Set up in 1872, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is the second oldest municipal corporation in the country. The BMC Act was passed in 1888.


  • The other three metro municipal corporations are: Chennai (1688), Kolkata (1876) and Delhi (1958)


  • Mumbai’s population as per 2011 census: 1,24,78,447 crore


  • Mumbai’s population per sq. kms: 24,434


  • Mumbai gives Rs.70 crore to the Central government coffers by way of taxes


  • BMC’s annual budget: Rs.21,096.56 crore


  • BMC runs medical colleges and major hospitals like KEM, Nair and Sion


  • Mumbai needs 4,200 MLD drinking water per day; actual supply is 3,350 MLD


  • BMC has 51 municipal markets in the city


  • Mumbai generates 6,500 metric tonnes of garbage per day


  • BMC’s total conservancy staff: 25,706; total supervisors and employees: 3,474


  • BMC’s total workforce: 5,000


  • BMC has its own 365 vehicles and 841 hired private vehicles


  • Total road length in BMC area is 1,941 kms, of which 437 kms is concrete and 1,504 kms is bitumen laid


  • BMC’s education budget: Rs.1,800 crore


  • BMC has 703 school buildings, including those on rent; 5,93,377 lakh students study in these schools
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