Functions of Ward Counselors
As per the Local Govt. (City Corporation) Act 2009 (amendment 2011), one counselor from each ward (general) has been elected by the respective citizen votes and for reserved women seat, one woman counselor has been elected by votes from three wards. Ward Counselors are the key personnel can play an effective role for their wards. They are authorized to attend DNCC general meeting, standing committee meetings etc. They can formulate development plans relating to their wards with assistance from the staff of the Zonal Executive Office and submit it for inclusion in DNCC’s development program.
Ward Counselors are signatory authorized for monthly salary bills of waste management staffs as well as maintenance materials, spare parts for street lighting of the ward. They are also monitoring ward level services of DNCC.