Administrative divisions of Mumbai


Administrative divisions of Mumbai

The city of Mumbai, India, is divided into administrative divisions.

Greater Mumbai is the urban agglomeration of 18 million people (largest in India and one of the six largest in the world) which comes under the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai employs 1,40,626 people in different categories. The Corporation operates an annual budgetary outlay in excess of Rs. 3300 Crores. (US$ 720 million approx.) Two offices that hold the balance of prestige & powers in the City Government are those of the Honorable Mayor of Mumbai and the Municipal Commissioner. The office of the Mayor combines a functional role of Chairing the Corporation meeting as well as ceremonial role associated with being the First Citizen of the Premier City of India. Per the amended Municipal Corporation Act of 1888, a Deputy Mayor is appointed by the Mayor. The tenure of the Mayor & the Deputy Mayor shall be of two and half years.

The Commissioner, a key figure in the local self government is the executive head is virtually under constant pressure by the citizens' councilors and the state administration. Each section looks upon him expectantly for results in the administration. He is the final administrative authority for the local self government of Mumbai.

Mumbai is also represented in the Parliament of India and Maharashtra Assembly (Legislature) - elections for which are held every 5 years.

For administrative purposes, Greater Mumbai is divided into 6 zones, each consisting of 3 to 5 wards named alphabetically.

Zone 1

This zone consists of wards A, B, C, D & E totally comprising an approximate population of 1.5 million as of 1991.

Ward A

Areas under this ward are Fort, parts of Dock Area, Ballard Estate, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, D'Mello Road, Netaji Subhash Marg (Marine Drive Sea), AP Marg, Lokmanya Tilak Marg and Colaba.

Area: 11.41 km².
Population: 194,844 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 414
Municipal Hospitals: 1
Other Hospitals: 17
Cemeteries: 19
Schools: 52

Ward B

Areas under this ward are parts of D'Mello road, IR Road, Abdul Rehman Street, RB Marg, MA Road, JMR Marg and Lokmanya Tilak Marg.

Area: 2.47 km².
Population: 116,529 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 375
Municipal Hospitals: 0
Other Hospitals: 4
Cemeteries: 2
Schools: 23

Ward C

Areas under this ward are Chandanwadi, parts of IR Road, Abdul Rehman Street, Netaji Subhash Road, Maulana Shaukatali Road, Trimbak Parshuram St., Ardeshir Dady Jaykar St, Vitthalbhai Patel Road, Babasaheb J. Marg, Lokmanya Tilak Marg, Vasudeo Balvant Phadke Chowk, Anandilal Poddar Marg & Marine Drive.

Area: 1.78 km².
Population: 196,823 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 296
Municipal Hospitals: 0
Other Hospitals: 2
Cemeteries: 5
Schools: 44

Ward D

Areas under this ward are Grant Road, V. P. Road, Ardeshir Dadi Street, Trimbak Parshuram Street, Sukhiaji Street, Netaji Subhash Road, D. N. Purandare Marg, Band Stand, Walkeshwar Road, B. lndrajit Road, Bhulabhai Desai Road up to Haji Ali, Bomanii Behram Marg, Aurthur Road,Tardeo Road, Keshavrao Khade Marg, B. Jaikar Marg up to Bhuleshwar Naka, Crossing M. K. Road up to Seashore.

Area: 6.63 km².
Population: 399,931 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 2,108
Municipal Hospitals: 0
Other Hospitals: 0
Cemeteries: 3
Schools: 42

Ward E

Areas under this ward are Byculla, parts of Reay Road, West Sane Guruji Marg, Jahangir Boman Behram Marg, Sukhalaji Street, Dattaram Lad Marg, South Ramchandra Bhatt Marg, Wadi Bunder and Maulana Shaukataii Road. Area: 7.4 km².
Population: 410,824 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 311
Municipal Hospitals: 3
Other Hospitals: 13
Cemeteries: 8
Schools: 73

Zone 2

Zone 2 consists of Wards F & G comprising a population of approximately 2 million as of 1991.

Ward F North

Areas under this ward are Matunga, parts of Thane Creek and Mankikar Marg.

Area: 12.98 km².
Population: 430,406 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 169
Municipal Hospitals: 1
Other Hospitals: 3
Cemeteries: 9
Schools: 69

Ward F South

Parel comes under this area.

Area: 14 km².
Population: 417,551 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 333
Municipal Hospitals: 2
Other Hospitals: 3
Cemeteries: 5
Schools: 103

Ward G North

Dadar comes under this area.

Area: 9.07 km².
Population: 537,032 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 398
Municipal Hospitals: 1
Other Hospitals: 5
Cemeteries: 8
Schools: 64

Ward G South

N. M. Joshi Marg comes under this area.

Area: 10 km².
Population: 516,552 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 247
Municipal Hospitals: 0
Other Hospitals: 5
Cemeteries: 5
Schools: 104

Zone 3

This zone consists of wards H & K.

Ward H East

Areas under this ward are Santacruz, parts of CST Road, Vile Parle, Mahim and Dharavi.

Area: 13.53 km².
Population: 478,413 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 159
Municipal Hospitals: 1
Other Hospitals: 1
Cemeteries: 6
Schools: 63 + 2 for mentally retarded children

Ward H West

Areas under this ward are Bandra, parts of Khar and Mahim.

Area: 11.55 km².
Population: 322,141 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 217
Municipal Hospitals: 1
Other Hospitals: 4
Cemeteries: 8
Schools: 44

Ward K East

Andheri (East) comes under this area.

Ward K West

Areas under this ward are Andheri (West) and Oshiwara.

Area: 23.39 km².
Population: 547,121 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 283
Municipal Hospitals: 1
Cemeteries: 17
Schools: 542

Zone 4

This zone consists of wards P and R.

Ward P North

Malad comes under this ward.

Area: 19.13 km².
Population: 559,283 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 215
Municipal Hospitals: 2
Cemeteries: 24
Schools: 139

Ward P South

Areas under this ward are Goregaon, parts of Malad and Oshiwara.

Area: 24.44 km².
Population: 364,469 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 187
Municipal Hospitals: 0
Other Hospitals: 44
Cemeteries: 2
Schools: 51
Address: P/S Ward Municipal Office, MithaNagar Municipal School Bldg, MithaNagar, MG Road, Goregaon (W), Mumbai 400062Board Tel No: 28721186

Ward R Central

Ward R North

Ward R South

Zone 5

This zone consists of wards L & M comprising a total population of approximately 1.4 million.

Ward L

Areas under this ward are Kurla, area between Ghatkopar and Vikhroli and parts of Powai.

Area: 13.46 km².
Population: 612,651 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 256
Municipal Hospitals: 1
Other Hospitals: 0
Cemeteries: 2
Schools: 85

Ward M East

Chembur comes under this ward.

Area: 62 km².
Population: 2826,238 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 2270
Municipal Hospitals: 2
Other Hospitals: 55
Cemeteries: 15
Schools: 202

Ward M West

Zone 6

This zone consists of wards N, S and T.

Ward N

Ghatkopar comes under this ward.

Area: 39 km².
Population: 510,708 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 209
Municipal Hospitals: 2
Other Hospitals: 80
Cemeteries: 6
Schools: 102

Ward S

Bhandup comes under this ward.

Area: 64 km².
Population: 567,597 (per 1991 census)
Eating houses: 159
Municipal Hospitals: 0
Other Hospitals: 41
Cemeteries: 9
Schools: 75

Ward T

Mulund comes under this ward.

: Area: 45.41 km². : Population: 288,158 (per 1991 census): Eating houses: 179 : Municipal Hospitals: 2: Other Hospitals: 20: Cemeteries: 3: Schools: 49

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