East Delhi Municipal Corporation which
consists of whole of Trans Yamuna area of Delhi, comprises of 64 Municipal
Wards/16 Assembly Constituencies. It has an area of 105.98 sq. kms. with a
population of over 40 lakh. Thus, almost 25% of Delhi’s population resides in
1/8 of Delhi’s total area. The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has 90
approved colonies, 253 unauthorised regularized colonies, 245 unauthorised
colonies in process of regularization, 23 urbanised villages, 43 rural villages
and 19 resettlement colonies under its jurisdiction. This brings in challenges
in municipal administration to provide essential civic services, in such
diversified localities, most of which have come up in an unplanned and
In order to meet the expectations of
residents of National Capital, the EDMC despite tight financial position is continuously
striving to provide civic services to the residents of East Delhi at the levels
which are demanded by them. Latest available technologies are being used to
bring in transparency and accountability in the functioning of the Corporation.
EDMC seeks cooperation from the public
and the Government to partner in achieving its desired goals.
With hope of cooperation from all the stakeholders,
EDMC aspires to be one of the best local body in providing services to all the
residents of East Delhi.
Sh.Mohanjeet Singh, IAS