Corporation Shimla has also been entrusted with the task of planned and
systematic development vis-à-vis maintaining the heritage of the town. This
branch assigned this task. It was created as a new branch in the year 1989
prior to which it used to be a part of Roads and Building branch. It is headed
by an Architect Planer who is on deputation from the Govt. of HP.
Health Department is looking after the Health and Sanitation
activities within the M.C. Shimla and provide the basic amenities i.e. door to
door garbage collection, Street Sweeping, Operation and maintenance of public
toilets, Issuing of Birth & Death certificates & operation of MC
Water System & Sewerage Department
The overall command
of water supply and sewerage department is of Municipal Engineer, who is
assisted by two Superintendent with necessary ministerial staff to run the
administrative works and revenue sections.
M.C. Shimla is responsible for assessment and collection of municipal taxes as
per procedure laid down in chapter-VIII of the H.P. Municipal Corporation Act,
1994. The department is headed by the Secretary (Tax), who is in the pay scale
of Supdt. Grade-I and functions under the overall superintendence of the Asstt.
This department is
looking after the roads and buildings activities within M.C. Shimla and
provides basic amenities to the General public relating to Roads &
Buildings Department. In the city there
are 234-Ambulance Roads, 455-Paths, 77-Rain Shelters and 52-Parks which are
being maintained by the Roads & Buildings Department of Municipal
Corporation Shimla. The total length of these roads & paths in M.C. Limit
is 102.30 km & 86.157 Km respectively.
This branch is the custodian of MC property. It is also amongst the major revenue earning branches of the corporation. It is under the control of joint commissioner/assistant commissioner. It was created in the year 1982.