Jabalpur one of the prominent city of Madhya Pradesh serves as administrative headquarters of both the Jabalpur district and the Jabalpur division. Jabalpur division constitutes of Balaghat, Jabalpur, Mandla, Chhindwara, Katni, Seoni and Narsinghpur. In the year 1861, Jabalpur division was initially set up as division of Central Provinces of British India.
The British division comprised of districts of Sagar, Jabalpur, Mandla, Seoni and Damoh. After India's independence, the Central Provinces were formed as new state of Madhya Pradesh in 1947. Previously, Balaghat district was a part of Central Provinces' Nagpur division, however, it became a part of Jabalpur division when the entire state was transferred to Bombay state in the year 1956.
It was on 30th June'1986, that the Central Administrative Tribunal finally got established in Jabalpur. The first Vice Chairman was Hon'ble Shri S.K.S. Chib. The Hon'ble Shri K.B.Khare was the first Member (Judicial) of this tribunal.
The local governmental bodies in Jabalpur is constantly engaged in the process of addressing various issues which may be causing any kind of inconvenience to the public. In the year 2008, district administration carried a very peaceful drive for demolition of 300 illegal structures. These structures were acting as a hazard and were causing inconvenience to the public.
Jabalpur Municipal Corporation
Jabalpur Municipality now known as Jabalpur Municipal Corporation started functioning in the year 1864. At that time it was called Jabalpur Municipality. With time, Jabalpur Municipality was changed to a Corporation and it moved from an old building to a new one.
Many changes have been introduced in the corporation from the past. It has done some amazing works to make the city worth visiting and living. Municipal Corporation looks after basic amenities and their proper functioning.
There are over 70 public representatives who look after the needs and betterment of the residents included in their wards. Municipal Commissioner, Chairman and Mayor act as a support to these
representatives and together they are involved in betterment of masses
and progression in the welfare of the city.
Main functions of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation:
Solving of civic problems and providing better civic amenities
Looking after health, public convenience and sanitation as needed by the residents
To provide sufficient electricity and water to all parts of the city
To improve slum areas and maintain proper hygiene in the city
To open up more schools, dispensaries, colleges and maternity wards
To keep the city neat and clean
Jabalpur Municipal Corporation Address: Near Teen Patti Chowk, Wright Town, Madhya Pradesh State Highway 22 Marhatal, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482002 Phone: +91 761 2611451 Website: https://www.jmcjabalpur.org/#
General Administration of Jabalpur
Collector ofJabalpur looks after the general administration of the city and is responsible for smooth functioning of the city and district. Various subordinates assist him in the course ensuring overall development of the region administered by him. Some of the important functions of the collectorate office in Jabalpur are:
Land acquisition and land assessment
Collection of income tax, land revenue and loans
Maintaining law and order
Disaster and crisis management and more
Collector of Jabalpur
Shri S.K. Suman (IAS) Collector & District Magistrate 0761-2624200
Jabalpur is known for its production of seeds, soybeans, pulses, grams, oil seeds and food grains. The city is also popular for its cosmopolitan nature. The Agriculture department helps the farmers in better cultivation of crops .
Office of the Dy. Director Kisan Kalyan & Krishi Vikas,In front of Algin Hospital, Jabalpur
Office of the Joint Director, Kisan Kalyan & Krishi Vikas, Room No 60 Collectorate,
Women and Child Development Department
Jabalpur division has implemented a tech savvy project for identification, registration, counting and monitoring of every pregnancy, marriage and child birth. This system is known ChRIS (Child Record Information System).
The system is well developed and posts all marriages, deliveries and pregnancies, ante and post natal care, proper growth and elementary education of the child.There is an NGO called Jabalpur Diocesan Social Service Society (JDSSS) in Jabalpur. It was started in the year 1979 to work towards the welfare of women and children.
District Program Officer
Address- Room no 107, Collectorate, Jabalpur
Phone- 0761-2623810, 9425184228
District Women Empowerment Officer
Address- Room no 107, Collectorate, Jabalpur
Phone- 0761-2623810, 9893151155
Public Representatives in Jabalpur
Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency is said to be one among the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The constituency covers almost the complete Jabalpur district. Furthermore, in 2008 a rule was passed for the delimitation of both legislative and parliamentary constituencies. There are over eight Vidhan Sabha segments in Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency.
Member of Parliament (MP) in Jabalpur Rakesh Singh Party: Bharatiya Janata Party Permanent Address: 693, Madhatal, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh Delhi Address: 20, Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi - 110 001 Mobile: 9868180233 Phone: 011-23071900,0761-2543225,0761-4017799 Fax: 011-23071900,0761-2410099