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Ludhiana Municipal Corporation

Ludhiana, the first and foremost metropolitan city of the state of Punjab, is situated at a distance of 100km on the north-west of state capital Chandigarh on the National Highway, 150kms from Chandigarh and 310 km from New Delhi. Over the years, Ludhiana has turned out to be most important and vibrant business hub of the state. The city is located on the south bank of River Sutlej.

History of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation

The history of the state’s Municipality embarked on in 1867 when Ludhiana Municipal Committee was constituted. In 1886, it became Class II Municipality. However, with the ever increasing population and the opening out of the limits of the city, in 1949, it turned out to be a Class I Municipality. After the India – Pakistan partition, Ludhiana was designated a special status keeping in view its central location in the state. Since the time the city has emerged as the industrial hub of Punjab, it has witnessed a rapid increase in the population and growth.

Formation of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation

The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation came into being in the year 1978 under the Punjab Municipal Act of 1976. The first elections were held in 1992 and the first mayor of M.C. Ludhiana was Chaudhary Sat Parkash. The Senior Deputy Mayor was S. Surjit Singh Ahluwalia. At present, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation is one of the biggest MCs of the country.

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation

Ludhiana has been divided into four zones due to administrative purposes. Each zone has its own zonal office and zonal commissioner.

Four Zonal Offices of Ludhiana City

Zone A - Mata Rani Chowk, Ludhiana
Zone B – Backside Shingar Cinema, Ludhiana
Zone C – Near Gill Chowk, Ludhiana
Zone D – Sarabha Nagar, Ludhiana

The zonal offices govern their zones along with their different committees, who take care of a specific area such as town planning with development committee, standing committee, taxation and finance committee, appointment committee and accounts committee.
These committees study various proposals for the development of the area and give their suggestions to their zonal officers.

Departments of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation   

  • Accounts and Audit
  • Advertisement
  • Building and Roads
  • Complaints and Enquiry
  • Computerization Branch
  • Drawing and Building
  • Establishment
  • Estate
  • Health and Sanitation
  • Horticulture
  • Legal
  • Licensing Branch
  • Lights
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Police
  • Projects Division
  • Sales and Property
  • Tehbazari
  • Workshop

Responsibilities of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation takes care of various categories of facilities that must be provided to the people. Some of the responsibilities of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation are:
  • Tax collection from different properties
  • Birth and death registration
  • Water supply all through the district
  • Maintenance and beautification of public parks and gardens
  • Lighting of roads and streets
  • Opening up of municipal schools
  • Organizing health check up camps
  • Sewage and waste management

Important Contact Numbers

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation
Address: Dal bazaar, Ludhiana-141008, Punjab, India
Tele: 0161-2746554
Website: www.mcludhiana.gov.in

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation – Zone A
Address: Mata Rani Chowk, Ludhiana
Tele: 0161- 2748411, 2748412, 2748413

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation – Zone B
Address: Back Side Shingar Cinema, Ludhiana
Tele: 0161- 2224308

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation – Zone C
Address: Gill Chowk, Ludhiana
Tele: 0161- 545877, 545878

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation – Zone D
Sarabha Nagar, Ludhiana
Tele: 0161- 2452804

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