Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), Departments

Sl.No.
Department
Key Activities
1AdvertisementOverall monitoring of outdoor advertisement
2AmusementIssue of new amusement license, renewal letter and monitoring functions
3Assessment & CollectionAssessment of land and buildings, Mutation and Collection of Property Tax
4BuildingScrutinizing building plan, checking unauthorized construction and routine inspection
5Bustee ServicesCarry out physical and social infrastructure development in the bustees of the City
6Car ParkingResponsible for arranging for parking spaces.
7Central RecordsTo maintain all old records such as birth and death registration, sanctioned building plans, assessment registers, etc.
8Ch. VS DepartmentChief Valuer and Surveyor maintains records of all immovable assets of KMC and performs tasks requiring verification or information from those.
9EducationImparting primary education and interacting with Government agencies and NGO's.
10Election OfficeConducts elections of the Corporation.
11ElectricityCarries out works related to Electricity supply in the Corporation area.
12Engineering (Civil)Building and repairing of roads, removal of chokages, bustee development work, construction of public conveniences, etc.
13Entally workshopProduction, repairing of different products required by various departments of KMC.
14EstateSurvey and maintain records of the land and building owned by the KMC.
15Finance and accountsCarry out accounting of the activities of the Corporation and handling of the treasury.
16HealthProvide preventive, curative and promotive health facilities like vaccination etc.
17Info. & public relationsTo maintain public relation, issue Advertisement for print and electronic media, organizing press conferences and coverage of various events.
18Information TechnologyIT department is responsible for development and implementation of software across all departments of KMC. This includes specific initiatives like E-Kolkata Centres, Web Portal, ERP, MAS, KMC-NET, Data Centre, Disaster Recovery Centre etc.
19Institute of Urban ManagementImpart training on Computer, Administrative and work based training to the employees of KMC.
20Internal AuditScrutinize and vet the audit replies given by the functional departments to the statutory auditors and conduct specific audits (i.e. special audit, Investigation, enquiries etc) assigned by the MC, JMC, etc.
21LawDeal with legal matters and provide legal opinion to the different departments of KMC.
22LicenseIssue of new trade licenses, Renewal of old/expired trade licenses, Issuing temporary licenses, raising Demands for Trade License, etc. in relation to trade licenses.
23LightingOperation and maintenance of street lights, installation of new street lighting systems, maintain lighting of markets and institutions e.g. Chief Municipal office.
24MarketConstruction and maintenance of Municipal Markets.
25Municipal Secretary's departmentCarry out secretarial functions of the Corporation.
26Municipal Service CommissionCarry out the recruitment for the Corporation.
27Parks & SquaresLooks after the matters related to parks and squares in the city.
28PersonnelInitiating promotion, transfer proposal and attend court cases related to personnel matters.
29Planning & DevelopmentInitiate new projects, carry out Technical (only for non commercial projects) and financial feasibility studies, Monitor implementation of projects.
30PrintingPrint all types of forms, publications, registers and schedule books of the Corporation.
31Project Management UnitLooks after issues like Geographical Information System, water bodies conservation, heritage conservation.
32Roads and AsphaltumCarrying out construction of new roads, under pass...
33Sewerage & DrainageManage and maintain the central sewerage and drainage lines under all major / arterial roads.
34Social Welfare & Urban Poverty Alleviation DepartmentLooks after social sector issues like family welfare, women empowerment, employment generation etc.
35Solid Waste ManagementSweep streets, collect solid waste from households and collection points and transport to the dumping yard.
36SupplyMaterial planning, procurement and storage of materials.
37Town Planning DeptTakes care of overall planning of the city.
38Treasury DepartmentTakes care of treasury of KMC.
39VigilanceInvestigate cases against employees on receipt of complaints from Councillors, citizens or any other source.
40Water SupplyInstallation, operation and maintenance of water treatment plants, booster pumping stations and tubewells.
Source:https://www.kmcgov.in/KMCPortal/jsp/AboutUsHome.jsp
Credit:Nishanth C
License:CC BY-SA 2.5 IN: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 India
Notes:Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), Departments and their key activities.

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