The Lok Sabha has passed the Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill so that three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCD) can be merged into a single entity.


  • This bill has been passed by a voice vote and various amendments that were moved by the Opposition members have been rejected.
  • The Union Cabinet had approved this bill’s presentation.
  • A “ Special officer” will be appointed to discharge the elected wing of councilors’ functions till the new corporation’s first meeting is held.
  • This amendment bill will be omitting the section related to local bodies, and directors that govern the MCDs functioning.
Aim of this bill
The three municipal corporations will be merged into a single, well-equipped, and integrated entity so that a robust mechanism can be implemented for ensuring optimal utilization of resources and strategic planning.

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