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Surat Municipal Corporation

Suratis ranked 2nd and 8th in terms of area and population respectively in India. Located on the bank of River Tapti, Surat is one of the main cities of Gujarat. 

This city is known for its industrial excellence and growth with its roots strongly laid in diamond polishing and textile industries. It has so many textile industries that it is called the textile capital of the country.

Surat Municipal Corporation
The boundaries of the city are expanding day by day and it is soon heading to be the largest city of the country. With the pace it is expanding, it is not going to take so long to achieve this. 

The municipality of Surat is a self-government body and it has come to action under the act of Bombay Provisional Municipal Act framed in 1949. 

Goals of Surat Municipal Corporation

The Surat Municipal Corporation’s goal is to achieve heights in development in every aspect of its citizens’ lives and it is working hard to achieve this goal and is getting succeeded in it. 

The Surat Municipal Corporation is not going to stop its developmental measures until the city is excellently equipped with all the necessary facilities and all its citizens’ get better standards of living than the present standards.

Services by Surat Municipal Corporation

  • Continuous water supply
  • Roads which are equipped to bear all seasons.
  • Underground sewage facility
  • Affordable health services to everyone irrespective of their financial status.
  • Wastage removal system which would allow the useful waste to be recycled.
  • Betterment of the standards of people in slums and providing accommodation to them.
  • Emergency fire service.
  • Recreation parks construction.
  • Improving urban area and facilitating its growth

Secondary Goals of Surat Municipal Corporation

  • Growth in trade and commerce
  • Developing higher education and research facilities
  • Encouraging industries
  • Developing health services
  • Emphasis in sports and games
  • Encouraging peoples’ participation in development
  • Accommodation to cultural growth
  • Encouraging the fields of entertainment and relaxation
These are the goals set by the Surat Municipal Corporation and the body is heading straight to the completion of these goals since many of them are being already achieved. 

Statutory Authority of the Surat Municipal Corporation

The following authorities are distributed according to the provision of the BPMC Act 1949 and Section:

General Board

Adhoc Committee:
  • Committee of Khadi
  • Committee of lectures
  • Committee for mayor’s fund

Special Committee:
  • Health
  • Public Works
  • Water Works
  • Town planning
  • Social Welfare and recreation
  • Drainage
  • Legal
  • Hospital and Health
  • Housing project and Garden
  • Light and Fire
  • Slum Improvement
  • Advisory Committee for Maskati Hospital

Standing Committee: This committee constitutes of Municipal Secretary and auditor. All divisional heads report to the municipal commissioner.

Centers of Surat Municipal Corporation

Here are the centers of Surat Municipal Corporation spread in various areas of the city:

Name Address Phone
West Zone(Rander) Civic Center West Zone Office, Baba Saheb Devras Road, New Rander Road, Tadwadi, Surat 2786181-82-83
Central Zone Civic Center S.M.C. Main Office, New Annexy, Muglisara, Surat 2423950 (Exn.-500)
North Zone(Katargaam) Civic Center North Zone Office, Behind Gajera School, Beside Ramji krupa RowHouse, Katargaam, Surat 2530518, 2535100, 2530536, 2485700, 2480518
East Zone(Varachha) Civic Center East Zone Office, Beside Saifi Soc. Opp. Panchvati Wadi. Lambe Hanuman Road, Surat 2551363, 2547750
South Zone(Udhana) Civic Center South Zone Office, Udhana Main Rd, Satya Nagar, Udhana, Surat 2277043, 2275651, 2276145, 9724346060-61
South West Zone(Athwa) Civic Center Gokulam Dairy Road, Beside Adarsh Community hall, Adarsh Society, Ghod dod Road, Surat 2663049-50, 9724346015-17-18, 2665511, 2668833, 9727740933
South East(Limbayat) Zone Civic Center South East Zone Office, Model Town Road, Behind Vatika Township, Dumbhal, Surat 2331903-04-05, 2310685
Nana Varachha Civic Center Nana Varachha Civic Center

The Surat Municipal Corporation acts as a model municipality and is proceeding towards being one of the most developed cities of the country.

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