Pune Municipal Corporation
The Pune Municipal Corporation is the civic body that governs Pune, India. It is in charge of the civic needs and infrastructure of the metropolis, which is spread over an area of 331.26 sq. km. and has 3.4 million residents.Established on 15 February 1950,The executive power of the PMC is vested in the Municipal Commissioner, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer appointed by the Government of Maharashtra.
The position is held by Shekhar Gaikwad, IAS since April 2018.The general body of the PMC consists of 162 directly elected councilors, popularly known as “corporators”, headed by a mayor.Murlidhar Mohol (BJP) was elected as the mayor and Saraswati Shendge (BJP) as the deputy mayor by the newly elected general body in March 2017. The land for Pune Municipal Corporation was donated by Late Shrimant Bhausaheb Shirole (Patil) who was second Mayor of Pune city and later became an MLC.