About Nagar Nigam
Nagar Nigam was established on 24-01-1959 under the act of Uttar
Pradesh Government i.e, Municipal Corporation Act of 1959 as a
Nagar Mahapalika. In 1994 it was converted in to Nagar Nigam
under the U.P. Government act -2.Within its jurisdiction are
some of the most densely populated areas in the world. It has
also the unique distinction of providing civic services to rural
and urban villages, Resettlement Colonies, etc. The total wards
under Varanasi Nagar Nigam is 90. At present total area under
Varanasi Nagar Nigam is 82.10 Sq. Kms. The Municipal Board was
constituted for the first time in 1959 with Shri. Kunj Bihari
Gupta as Mayor and Sri P.K. Kaul as Mukhya Nagar Adhikari.
The total length of road under Varanasi Nagar Nigam is 1170 K.M
and it is graded as B1 city rank. Its total population is 11,98,491 as per census 2011 and 10,91,918 as per census 2001.