Administration of Vadodara
Vadodara Municipal CorporationThe Vadodara Municipal Corporation is liable for the urban infrastructure of the magnificent city. The government body of the Municipal Corporation is classified into political and administrative wings. The political wing constitutes the group of councilors that is headed by a mayor.
The IAS commissioner on the other hand caters to the administrative wing and is accountable for operation, planning and development of the Corporation. The commissioner takes the major decisions and distributes the responsibilities to the other members of the corporation along with handling some of the major ones himself.
In terms of administration, Vadodara is divided into four main zones which are East, West, North and South. The city is further sub-divided into wards. The corporation is headed by the Municipal Commissioner, appointed by the government of Gujarat. The IAS officer is the commissioner of the Municipal Corporation. He executes the power of the complete house. There are separate wards with three officers in each. An election takes place to decide on the officers to be working for the government. The party is headed by the mayor who is also elected during the election. This mayor looks after the daily running of the city services, municipal school board as well as the bus services provided by the city, the municipal hospital and library.
Services by Vadodara Municipal CorporationSome of the exemplary services provided by the Municipal Corporation of Vadodara include providing water, cleansing of public places and streets, exceptional sewage facilities, drainage, fire, health and medical, street lighting, structural maintenance, maintaining burial houses and crematoriums, construction of public markets, educational, health and hygiene services, construction and maintenance of bridges, water supply services and others.
The services provided by choice to the people of the city by the Municipal Corporation of Vadodara include construction and maintenance of maternity homes and infant welfare houses, central laboratories, swimming pools and other health services, road side tree plantation, holding exhibitions, matches and tournaments, maintenance of ambulance services, constructing theatres, museums and community halls, etc.
Inauguration of Street Lighting SystemThe Vadodara Municipal Corporation inaugurated an energy efficient street lighting system. A need for the provision of a systematic street lighting method was felt by the Corporation members. This project was put into action to develop effective street lighting all over the city on all the roads in an organized manner. It was done by introducing the concept of acquiring lighting, introducing the concept of time management and wisely selecting the energy efficient lamps and other objects of illumination.
Members of Vadodara AdministrationThe Vadodara administration comprises of members of the parliament, MLAs, government officials, courts including high courts, district courts, consumer courts and labor courts. Some of the popular members of the parliament include Shri Balkrishna Khanderao Shukla, member of the Bharitya Janta Party, Dinsha Patel, member of the Indian National Congress and Shri Ramsinh Patalyabhai, member of the Bharitya Janta Party. Some other members of the parliament are Shri Prabhatsinh K. Parmar, Shri Narendra M. Patel, Shri Pravinbhai M. Patel, Shri Babarbhai A. Tadvi, Shri Urmilaben C. Patel, Shri Jagdishbhai M. Patel, Shri Naranbhai J. Rathava, Shri Farukbhai M. Foda, Shri Jagdishbhai S. Patel, Shri Chandubhai M. Dabhi, Shri Khumansinh T. Chauhan, Shri Siddharth C. Patel, Shri Maheshkumar K. Shah, Shri Mohansinh C. Rathava, Shri Manibhai H. Bhil, Shri Sukharam H. Rathava, Shri Satyajitsinh Gayakvad.
MLAs also constitute a major part of the Vadodara administration. Some prominent MLAs of Vadodara are Vakil Manisha Rajivbhai, Shrivastav Madhubhai Babubhai, Amit Chavda, Shri Shankarbhai Vinchhiyabhai Rathwa, Shri Vechatbhai Hamirbhai Bariya, Shri Kantibhai Trikambhai Bhil, Shri Kantibhai Bhaijibhai Tadvi, Shri Chandrakant Motibhai Patel, Shri Upendrasinh Ji Pratapsinh Ji Gohil, Shri Bhupendra Gatulal Lakhawala, Shri Jitendra Ratilal Sukhadiya, Shri Yogesh Naranbhai Patel, etc.