Ajmer Nagar Nigam

  • Established in year 1866, Ajmer Municipal Corporation is the oldest municipal body of Rajasthan. First chairman of the then Council was Major Davidson.
  • In Rajasthan Ajmer Municipal Corporation is only local Municipality in which Chairman of the Council Were Britishers from the year 1866-1939. During this period of 73 years only 2 Indians Shri G.K. Khandekar and shri Hemchand Sogani Were the Indian Chairman for a Permian of 3 Years each.
  • During the year 1942-1946 , Seth Bhagchand Soni was Chairman of the council. He was Awarded with a degree of Sir Rai Bhadur by the British government.
  • As the Ajmer Municipal Corporation was one of the oldest municipality and administered by the British, the acts and by-laws of the then Bombay Municipal Council were also prepared after studying the acts and by-laws of Ajmer Municipal Council.
  • The existing building of the council was Victoria Hospital once upon a time. Its name is still engraved on the council building.
  • Before 1960 the Ajmer Municipal Corporation used to run number of schools and played an active role in imparting modern education to the citizens.
  • Ajmer Municipal Corporation also used to run ten aurvedic hospitals, one allopathic hospital and one homeopathic hospital in the past.
  • Till the year 1974 Ajmer Municipal Corporation used to manage water supply system of the city.
  • The coorporation runs a public library housed in the iconic Gandhi Bhawan building in the heart of the city. Established in 1905, the building was originally called as the Taverns Town Hall.
  • Ajmer Municipal Corporation was managing pension for its employees from its own funds much before the Government of Rajasthan started this facility for its employees.
  • Ajmer Municipal Corporation has an oldest society of employees of Rajasthan which is registered in the name of the Municipal Employees Cooperative Thrift and Credit Society Ltd. This has been in operation since 1938.