Directorate Of Municipalities, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Director of Municipalities was established at Dt. 01/06/1965 in Ahmedabad. On Sep, 1990 under Gujarat Municipality Act 1963 office of Regional Director was established in Rajkot.

Administrative, Supervision and Controlling Authority:-
  • Establishment expenditure.
  • Approval of rules under section 271 and section 275
  • Supervision of Municipalities activities
  • Vigilance and inquiry for Municipalities misconduct and misbehavior
  • Monitoring of special drives declared by the state government.
Classification of Municipalities :-

Municipalities of Gujarat state are classified into 4 categories on the basis of population. As per the Census 2001, total 159 Municipalities are there in Gujarat state at present.

Classification Population Total Muncipalities
A-Class More than 1 Lac 22
B-Class 50,000 to 1,00,000 34
C-Class 25,000 to 50,000 62
D-Class 15,000 to 25,000 44
  Total 162
Quasi Judicial Work:-
  • Section 37 : Authority to Remove Councilor, President & Vice-president if he has been guilty of misconduct in the discharge of duties or of any disgraceful conduct or has become incapable of performing his duties.
  • Section 70 : Authority to recover the economical loss personally from Councilor, President & Vice-president if he has been guilty of misuse of finance.
  • Section 258 (3) : Appellant Authority against Order of Collector
  • Section 38 (4) : Appellant Authority against Order of Collector.
  • Section 40 : Authority to remove President & Vice-president
Shri. Vijaybhai Rupani  

Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani
Hon'ble Chief Minister
Government of Gujarat

Shri NitinBhai Patel  

Shri Nitinbhai Patel
Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister &
Minister of Urban Development & Urban Housing Department
Government of Gujarat

Shri Shankarbhai  

Shri Shankarbhai Lagdhirbhai Chaudhari
Hon'ble Minister Minister of State Urban Development
Government of Gujarat

Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta, IAS

Shri Poonamchand Parmar (I.A.S)
Additional Chief Secretary,
Urban Development & Urban Housing Department

Smt. Praveena D. K.

Smt. Praveena D. K.
Director of Municipalities, Gujarat