STATUS OF THE LOCAL AUTHORITY
The Junagadh city has a Mahanagar Seva Sadan status. Junagadh Municipality was converted in Junagadh Mahanagar Seva Sadan on 15-09-2002 . The area of Junagadh Mahanagar Seva Sadan limit is 57.16 sq. Km. The city has been divided into 17 wards.
As per the constitution of the local body governed by the Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporation Act- 1949. There are three major administrative dimension authorities in the following manner.
1) General Board
2) Standing committee
3) Municipal Commissioner
Junagadh Municipal Corporation has 51 councilors, out of them 12 councilors become members of Standing Committee and the municipal Commissioner is the administrative head of local body.
Junagadh Municipal Corporation performs its duties and function according to BPMC Act.
IMPORTANCE OF THE JUNAGADH CITY
Juagadh city is the head quarter of the district. Everyday thousands of visitors tourists visit city for religious, entertainment and educational purpose. In Junagadh city festivals like “Maha Shivratri” and “ Parikrama” organized every year. Junagadh city has Girnar Hills and Junagadh is historical place for religious.
IMPORTANT LAND MARKS
1. Sakkar Baugh Zoo
2. Uppar Kot Fort
3. Railway Station
4. Ashok Silalekh
6. Elevated reservoir tanks at: Varu, Uppar kot, Dharam aveda, Nvav nagar vada.
7. Electricity sub station (66 KVA): Zanzarda road, Khamdhrol road, Bilkha road.
8. Bridge: Kalva bridge
9. National Highway connected to city: Veraval- Rajkot
10. Water supply based Dams: Wilingdone, Hasnapur, Anandpur