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History of Jabapur Municipal Corporation

In 1864, when the Municipality was established.
In the year 1864, when "Lucknow nagar Palika Act" came into effect, under which Dy. Commissioner was named as chairman of Municipality. Mr. W.H.Newhard was the 1st Dy. Commissioner & chairman of the Municipal committee .
In 1935, Madhya Pradesh Govt. took over the total administration of the Nagar Palika under him. Sri Murli Manohar seth was appointed as its Administrator.
After Independence, In 1948 the Nagar Palika Act (Act No.3-1948) was passed . Under this Act on june 1 ,1950 Jabalpur Nagar Nigam was established . Under this Act city was divided into 30 wards & the notification was issued on 18 Jan.
1949. There was a provision of 43 members in the committee, in which 34 will be elected members, six selected & three members will be nominated, it was the provision. On Oct 20, 1959 in a special called meeting, "the Slogan” of Nigam was decided . For this slogan the sentence “Aniverdah Shriyomoolam” was decided, the literal meaning of this sentence is “ Progress is always done , by doing the continuous work”.