Glossary Of Muncipal Terms

Abbreviation Full description
A/C Account
ABC Animal Birth Control
ABDEAS Accrual Based Double Entry Accounting System
AC Air Conditioner
ACA Additional Central Assistance 
ACDP Assembly Constituency Development Programme 
ACP Assured Career Progression
ACP Assistant City Planner
ADB Asian Development Bank
AIF/CIF Area Improvement Fund / Community Initiatives Fund
AIIMS All India Institute of Medical Sciences
AMC Annual Maintenance Contract
AMOH Assistant Medical Officer, Health
AMRUT Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
Amt. Amount
AP Andhra Pradesh
APEGIS AP State Employees Group Insurance Scheme
APGLI Andhra Pradesh Government Life Insurance Fund
APGSLI Andra Pradesh Group Saving Linked Insurance
APGST Andhra Pradesh General Sales Tax
APMD Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project
APMDP Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project
APSHCL Andhra Pradesh State Housing Corporation Limited
APUSP Andhra Pradesh Urban Services for the Poor
ARV Annual Rent Value
ASFC Assam State Finance Commission
ASIDE Assistance to States for Development of Export Infrastructure and Allied Activities
AUEGS Ayyankalli Urban Employment Generation Scheme
AYUSH Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy
BBMP Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike
BC/CC Building Completion Certificate/Completion Certificate
BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine
BCMW Backward Community and Minority Welfare
BDA Berhampur Development Authority
BDA Bhopal Development Authority
BE Bachelor of Engineering
BESCOM Bangalore Electricity Supply Company
BEST Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport
BEUP Bidhayak Elaka Unnayan Prakalpa
BHEL Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
BMC Bhopal Municipal Corporation
BMC Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation
BMRCL Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
BMTF Bangalore Metropolitan Task Force
BOB Bank of Baroda
BOOT Build Own Operate Transfer
BOQ Bill of quantity
BOT Build Operate Transfer
BPL Below Poverty Line
BPS Building Penalisation Scheme
BQR Bill of Quantity Rates
BRGF Backward Region Grant Fund
BRJP Bihar Rajya Jal Parishad 
BRR Bus Route Roads
BRTS Bus Rapid Transit System Corridor
BSHB Bihar State Housing Board
BSNL Barath Sanchar Nigam Limited
BSUP Basic Services To The Urban Poor
BUDA Belgaum Urban Development Authority 
BUIDCO Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited
BW Cess Building Welfare
C&D Collection and Disposal
C.T.S City Title Survey
CA Charge Allowance
CBD Central Business District
CBF Contractor Benevolent Fund
CBF Credit Balance Forward
CBI Central bank of India
CC Cement Concrete
CC Completion Certificate
CC Current Consumption
CC Road Cement Concrete Road
CC TV Closed-Circuit Television
CCA City Compensatory Allowance
CCB City Corporation of Belgaum
CCBT Ch. Chhunga Bus Terminal
CDA Capital Dividend Account
CDH Communicable Diseases Hospital 
CDO Chief Data Officer
CDP Comprehensive Development Plan
CDP City Development Plan
CE Chief Engineer
CE TSP Capital Expenditure Tribal Sub Plan
CESC Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation
CFC Citizen Facilitation Centre
CGST Central Goods and Services Tax
CI Cast Iron
CIAE Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering
CIF Community Infrastructure Fund
CL Contract Labour
CLR Credit Loss Reserve
CLR Construction Labour Rates
CLTC City Level Technical Cell
CLU Change of Land Use
CM Chief Minister
CMA & TP Commissioner of Municipal Administration & Town Project
CMC City Municipal Council
CMCDM Chennai Mega City Development Mission
CMDA Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority
CMEY Chief Minister's Empowerment of Youth 
CMOH Chief Medical Officer, Health
CMR Chief Minister Relief Fund
CMRF Chief Minister's Relief Fund
CMWSS Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board
CNG Compressed Natural Gas
Const Construction
COP Convention on Biological diversity
Corp Corporation
CP Chair Person
CPA Capital Project Administration
CPF Central Provident Fund
CPF Contributory Provident Fund
CPS Contributory Pension Scheme
CPS Commuted Pension Scheme
Cr. Crore
CRDA Capital Region Development Authority
CRF Central Relief Grant
CSB Citizen Service Bureau
CSTT Ch. Saprawnga Truck Terminal
CTO Commercial Tax Office
CUDP Calcutta Urban Development Program
CWD Children with Disabilities
CWIP-UGD Capital Works in Progress -Underground Drainage
CWWC Construction Worker's Welfare Cess
D & O Dangerous & Offensive
D.R.F Depreciation Reserve Fund
DA Development Authority
DA Dearness Allowance
DC Development Control
DC Deputy Comimissioner
DC Detailed Contingent Bill
DC District Commissioner
DC & OSR Development Control and Open Space Reservation
DCR Development Control Rules
DCRG Death cum Retirement Gratuity
DD Demand Draft
DDA Delhi Development Authority
DDP District Development Plan
DDWS Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation
Dept. Department
DERC Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission
Dev Development
DFC Delhi Finance Commission
DFID Department for International Development
DG Diesel Generators
DHO Deputy Health Officer
DI Ductile Iron Pipes
DIPR Development Initiatives Poverty Research
DJB Delhi Jal Board
DK Dakshina Karnataka
DLR Docklands Light Railway
DMC Delhi Municipal Council
DP Development Plan
DPDC District Planning and Development Committee
DPR Detail Project Report
DPR Detailed project report
DRF Depreciation Reserve Fund
DRM office Divisional Railway Manager
DUDA District Urban Development Agency
DULT Directorate Of Urban Land Transport
DWACUA/DWCUA Development of Women and Children in Urban Areas
Dy Deputy
EB Electricty Bill
EC Encumbrance Certificate
EDC External Development Charge
EDMC East Delhi Municipal Corporation
EE Executive Engineer
EESL Energy Efficiency Services Company
EIUS Environment Improvement of Urban Slums
ELCOT The Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu 
Elec Electrical
ELSR Elevated Level Surface Reservoir
EMD Earnest Money Deposit
EOL Extra Ordinary Leave
EPABX Electronic Private Automatic Branch Exchange
EPCO Environmental Planning & Coordination Organisation
EPF Employees' Provident Fund
EPIP Export Promotion Industrial Park
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
ESCO Energy Savings Company
ESI Employee State Insurance
ESR Engineered Soil Repairs
ESR/GSR Elevated Storage Reservoir, Ground Storage Reservoir
Est Estimate
EST&P Employment Through Skilled Training & Placement
ETC Education, Training, Service
EU European Union
F.A.R Floor Area Ratio
F.S Financial Service
F/S Fresh/Supplementary
FA Fixed Assets
FAR Floor Area Ratio
FBAS Fund Based Accounting System
FBF Family Benefit Fund
FD Fixed Deposit
FDR Fixed Deposit Rates
FRU First Referral Unit
FSD Further Security Deposit
FSSA Food Safety and Standard Act 2006
FTL Fluorescent tubular Lamps
FW Family Welfare
G.I.S Geographic Information System
GAD General Administration Department
GAP Ganga Action Plan
GDD Guwahati Development Department
GES Green Energy System
GESCOM Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited
GI Galvanized Iron Pipes
GIA Grant in Aid
GIS Geographic Information System
GIS Group Insurance Scheme
GLSR Ground Level Service Reservoir
GMC Guwahati Municipal Corporation
GMDA Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority
GNCTD Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi 
GoA Government of Assam
GOI Government of India
GOJ Government of Jharkhand
GoTN Government of Tamilnadu
Govt. Government
GPF General Provident Fund
GPS Global Positioning System
GSLI Group Saving Life Insurance
H D -C.D Health Department-Communicable Diseases
H/W Hard ware
HBA House Building Advance
HDFC Housing Development Finance Corporation
HDMC Hubli- Dharwad Municipal Corporation
HO Head Office
HPA Homeowners Protection Act
HQ Head Quarters
HR Human Resource
HRA House Rent Allowance
HRD Human Resource Department
HSC Higher Secondary Certificate
HSD High Speed Diesel
HSD Speed Diesel
HSP Hindu Seva Pratishthana
HT High Tension
H-TRIMS Hyderabad Traffic Integrated. Management System
HUDA Haryana Urban Development Authority
HUDCO Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd
HUPA Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
I.E.C Information, Education, Communication
IAS Indian Administrative Service
IB Indian Bank
ICDS Integrated Child Development Services Scheme
ICICI Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IDBI Industrial Development Bank of India 
IDC Internal Development Charge
IDSMT Integrated Development of Small and Medium Towns
IEC Information, Education and Communication
IFC International Finance Corporation
IFR International Fleet Review
IGMC Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation 
IGNOAP Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension
IGNOAP Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana - National Urban Livelihoods Mission
IGNWP Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension
IHHL Individual Household Latrine Application
IHHL Individual Household Latrine
IHSDP Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programmes
ILCS Integrated Low Cost Sanitation
ILLA Investment Linked Life Annuity
Ind Industrial
INKEL Infrastructure Kerala Limited
IPD In Patients Department
IPP Innovation Partnership Program
IPP India Population Project
IPPV Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation
ISBT Inter State Bus Terminal
ISKCON The International Society for Krishna Consciousness 
ISO International Organization for Standardization
IT Income Tax
IT Information Technology
IT+WCT Income tax + Works Contract Tax
ITDS Income Tax Deducted at Source
IUDM Integrated Urban Development Mission
JCTS Jaipur City Transport Services Limited
JDA Jaipur Development Authority
JE Junior Engineer
JnNURM Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
JTDC Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation
KAS Karnataka Administrative Service
KDA Kanpur Development Authority
KDC Kozhikode District Cooperative
KDP Kerala Development Programme
KEIIP Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Programme
KEIP Kolkata Environmental Improvement Project
KfW Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (Reconstruction Credit Institute)
KGID Karnataka Government Insurance Department 
KIUWMIP Karnataka Integrated Urban Water Management Investment Program
KMAS Karnataka Municipal Administrative Service
KMC Karnataka Municipal Act
KMC Kolkata Municipal Corporation
KMDA Kolkata Municipal Development Authority
KMDS Karnataka Municipal Data Society
KPTCL Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited
KSFE Kerala State Financial Enterprises
KSPCB Karnataka State Pollution Control Board
KSRP Karnataka State Reserve Police
KSRTC KeralaState Road Transport Corporation
KST Karnataka Sales Tax
KSUDP Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project
KTCP Karnataka Town and Country Planning
KTDC Kerala Tourism Development Corporation
KUIDFC Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Limited
KURDFC Kerala Urban And Rural Development Finance Corporation Limited 
KUWS & DB Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board
KUWSIP Karnataka Urban Water Sector Improvement Project
KV Kilo volts
KWASIP Karnataka Urban Water Sector Improvement Project
L Cess Library Cess
L&DA Land and Development Authority
L&DO Land and Development Office
L.O.I Letter Of Intent
L/s Lump sum
LAN Local Area Network
LBT Local Body Tax
LC Level Crossing
LCS Low Cost Sanitation
LED Light-Emitting Diode
LFS Local Fund Service
LIC Life Insurance Corporation
LMV Light Motor Vehicle
LPA Local Public Agency
LR Land Royalty
LRS Layout Regularisation Scheme
LSC Leave Salary Contribution
LSGI Local Self Government Institutions
LTA Leave Travel Allowance
LTC Leave Travel Concession
LVB Lakshmi Vilas Bank
LWF Labour Welfare Fund
LWT Labour Welfare Tax
M& C.W. Mother and Child Welfare
M&R Maintenance & Repairs
M.P Member of Parliament
M.V Motor Vehicle
MADB Malnad Area Development Board 
MAS Municipal Accounting System
MBPY Madhu Babu Pension Yojana
MCC Mangalore City Corporation
MCD Municipal Corporation of Delhi
MCF Medical Credit Fund
MCG Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon
MCGM Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
MEPMA Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas 
MF Maintenance Factor
MGD Million Gallons Per Day
MH Maternity Home
MHADA Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority
MIDC Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation
MIDF Metropolitan Infrastructure Development Fund
MIS Management Information System
Misc Miscellaneous
MLA Member of Legislative Assembly
MLA LAD Member of Legislative Assembly Local Area Development
MLC Member of Legislative Council
MLC LAD Member of Legislative Council Local Area Development
MLD Millions of Litres per day
MMR Mumbai Metropolitan Region
MMRDA Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
MNES Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources
MO Medical Officer
MoHUPA Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
MOUD Ministry Of Urban Development
MP Member of Parliament
MP LAD Member of Parliament Local Area Development
MPD Master Plan for Delhi
Mpl. Municipal
MPUIIP Madhya Pradesh Urban Infrastructure Investment Programme
MPUSP Madhya Pradesh Urban Services for the Poor Programme
MRTP Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act
MS Mild Steel
MSW Municipal Solid Waste
MSW Master of Social Work
MUDA Mangalore Urban Development Authority
MUDF Municipal Urban Development Fund
NAC National Agricultural Credit 
NBCCL National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd
NCC National Cadet Corps
NCCF National Co-operative Consumers' Federation
NCPF National Commission on Public Finance
NCRPB National Capital Region Planning Board
NDMC New Delhi Municipal Corporation
NEC North Eastern Council
NFBS National Family Benefit Scheme
NFCR National Fund for Calamity Relief
NFDB National Fisheries Development Board
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NGRBA National Ganges River Basin Authority
NH National Highway
NHAI National Highways Authority of India
NIC National Informatics Centre
NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
NKUID North Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development
NKUIDFC Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation Limited
NKUSI North Karnataka Urban Sector Investment
NKUSIP North Karnataka Urban Sector Investment Programme
NMA National Municipal Accounting
NMMT Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport
NMR Non Muster Roll
NNMP National Mission Mode Project
NOAP National Old Age Pension
NOC No Objection Certificate
NPFAI National Playing Fields Association Of India
NPS New Pension Scheme
NPS National Public School
NRAP National Resource Allocation Program
NRHM National Rural Health Mission
NRY Nehru Rozgar Yojana 
NSAP National Social Assistance Programme
NSC National Savings Certificate
NSDP National Strategic Development Plan
NUHM National Urban Health Mission
NUIS National Urban Information System
NULM National Urban Livelihoods Mission
O&M Operation & Maintenance
OBC Other Backward Caste
OD Open Defacation
OFC Optic Fibre Cable
OHSR Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
OHT Overhead Tanks
OMFED Orissa State Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation Limited
OPD Out Patient Department
OPOLFED Orissa State Poultry Products Co-operative Marketing Federation Limited
ORS Office of Research Services
ORS Operation Room
OSR Open Space Reservation
OT Operation Theatre
OTH Others
OUIDF Odisha Urban Infrastructure Development Fund
OWSSB Odisha Water Supply & Sewerage Board
P&M Plant and Machinery
P.D Bills Performance Deposit
P.R.O. Public Relations Office
P.S.C Public Sanitary Conveniences
PAM Privileged Access Management
PAP Project Affected People
PAWS Panjim Animal Welfare Society
PC Personal Computer
PCO Public Call Office
PD Probability of Default
PF Provident Fund
PFA Prevention of Food Adulteration
PH Public Health
PHC Physically Handicapped Conveyance
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
PHED Public Health Engineering Department
PHQ Police Headquarters
PIU Project Implementation Unit
PK Poura Karmika
PMAY Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
PNB Punjab National Bank
POL Petrol, Oil and Lubricants
PPP Public Private Partnership
PPR Act Places of Public Resort Act
PPR Act Pharmacy Practice Regulations Act
PRAN Permanent Retirement Account Number 
PRDA Patna Regional Development Authority
PRF Pension Reserve Fund
PRO Public Relations Officer
PRUDA Planning and Resources on Urban Development Affairs
PS Building Penalisation Scheme
PS + Grad Postdoctoral Studies
PSF Poverty Social Fund
PT Property Tax
PT Professional Tax
PTC Pendurthi Transit Corridor
PTMGR Puratchi Thalaivar M G Ramachandran
PUB Public Utility Building
PUC Pre-University College
PWD Public Works Department
PYKKA Panchayat Yuva Krida Khel Association
R&M Repair & Maintenance
RAY Rajiv Awas Yojana
RC Registration Certificate
RCC Reinforced Cement Concrete
RCC Regional Cancer Centre
RCD Road Construction Department
RCH Reproductive and Child Health Status
RD Recurring Deposit
RF Risk free
RGRHCL Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation Limited
RH Referral Hospital
RMC Ranchi Municipal Corporation
RMSA Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan
RO Reverse Osmosis
ROB Road Over Bridge
ROB/RUB Road Over Bridge / Road Under Bridge
RRF Renewable Regulatory Fund
RSD Road Side Drains
RTI Right to Information
RTO Regional Transport Office
RUB Road Under Bridge
RUDF Rajasthan Urban Development Fund
RUIDP Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project
S. W. & U. P. A. Social Welfare and Urban Poverty Alleviation
S.B. A/cs Savings Bank Accounts
S.C Scheduled Caste
SAI Sports Authority of India
SAM Severe Acute Malnutrition
SAS forms Self Assessment Scheme Forms
SB Savings Bank
SBI State Bank of India
SBT State Bank of Travancore
SC/ST Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe
SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
SCP Special Component Plan
SCSP Schedules Caste Sub-Plan 
SD Security Deposit
SDF Skill Development Fund
SDMC South Delhi Municipal Corporation
SE Superindent Engineer
SEZ Special Economic Zone
SFC State Finance Commission
SFC SWM State Fincance Commision - Solid Waste management
SFCP Slum-free City Planning
SGST State Goods and Services Tax
SHG Self Help Group
SJSRY Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana
SJSRY- STEP UP Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana - Skill Training for Employment Promotion against Urban Poor
SJSRY-NULM Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana - National Urban Livelihoods Mission
SJSRY-UCDN Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana - Urban Community Development Network
SJSRY-USEP Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana - Urban Self Employment Programme
SJSRY-UWEP Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana - Urban Women Help Programme
SJSRY-UWSP Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana - Urban Self Help Programme
SLI State Life Insurance
SLNA State Level Nodal Agency
SMAM State Municipal Accounting Manual
SMS Short Message Service
SMSDSB Searchable Multiple-Select Database
SNP Supplementary Nutrition Programme
SPF Statutory Provident Fund
SPI Smart Policing Initiative
SPL Special
SPUR Support Program for Urban Reforms
SRC States Reorganisation Commission
SRC Special Relief Commissioner
SRF Salary Reservation Fund
SS Social Security
SSA Sukanya Samriddhi Account
SSLC Secondary School Leaving Certificate
ST Scheduled Tribe
STC Simhachalam Transit Corridor
STD Standard Trunk Dialling
STP Sewage Treatment Plant
SUDA State Urban Development Agency
SUP Services for Urban Poor
SV Sodium Vapour
SWD Storm Water Drains
SWM Solid Waste Management
SWM Storm Water Management
T & CS Thrift and Credit Society
T&F Taxation & Finance
T&S Travel & Subsistence
TA Travelling Allowance
TB Terminal Benefits
TB Travellers Bungalow
TCS Tax Collected at Source
TCS Thrift and Credit Society
TDCB Thrissur District Cooperative Bank
TDS Tax Deducted at Source
TEC Traffic Engineering Cell
TFC Thirteenth Finance Commission
TFC Twelfth Finance Commission
TMC Town Municipal Council
TNEB Tamil Nadu Electricity Board
TNPCB Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board
TNSUDP Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project
TNUDF Tamil Nadu Urban Development Fund
TNUDP Tamilnadu Urban Development Fund Project
TNUIDRF Tamil Nadu Urban Infrastructure Development and Renewal Fund
TNUIFSL  Tamil Nadu Urban Infrastructure Financial Services Ltd
TP Town Planning
TPA Third-party administrator
TPBOS Town Planning Building Overseer Services
TPO Town Planning Ordinance
TRE Tax Return Evaluation
TS Transport Stream
TSB Treasury Savings Bank
TSP Tribal Sub Plan
TTP Toxic Treatment Plant
TUFIDCO Tamil Nadu Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited
TURIF Tamil Nadu Urban Road Infrastructure Fund
TWAD Tamilnadu Water Supply and Drainage
U/S Under Section
UAM Unit Area Method
UBI Union Bank of India
UC Utilisation Certificate
UCDN Urban Community Development Network
UCO United Commercial Bank
UDF Urban Development Fund
UGC Under Ground Cable
UGD Under Ground Drainage
UGSS Underground Sewerage System
UID Unique Identity Card
UIDSSMT Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns
UIP Urban Immovable Property Tax
UIT Urban Improvement Trust
ULB Urban Local Body
UMTC Urban Mass Transit Company Limited
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UP Uttar Pradesh
UPA Urban Poverty Alleviation
UPAD Urban Planning and Architectural Design
UPS Uninterrupted Power Supply
URIF Urban Reform Incentive Fund
URT Urban Rail Transit
USEP Urban Self Employment Programme
UTI Unit Trust of India
UWEP Urban Wage Employment Programme
UWSP Urban Women Self Help Program
VAMBAY Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana
VAS Virtual Agriculture Services
VAS Veterinary Allied Staff
VAT Value Added Tax
VCP Vice Chair Person
VIP Very Important Person
VIWSCO Visakhapatnam Industrial Water Supply Company
VMC Vijayawada Municipal Corporation
VPH Veterinary Public Health
VPT Visakhapatnam Port Trust
VTMS Vehicle Tracking Management System
VTU Visvesvaraya Technological University 
VUDA Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority
VVIP Very Very Important Person
WBM Water Bound Macadam
WBSEDCL West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company  Limited
WIP Work in Progress
WODC Western Odisha Development Council
WP Water Produced
WSIS Water Supply Improvement Scheme
WSPF Water and Sanitation Pooled Fund 
WSS Water Supply and Sewerage Board
WW Women Welfare
WWC Workers Welfare Cess