Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) is a local government committed to provide basic
infrastructure facilities including entertainment facilities to the people of the
city. RMC is very well known for the managing the city by using private sector participation
as well as introduction of innovative mechanism in management to serve people efficiently.
City has prepared different plans for improving services and to nullify gap between
services and demands.
Rajkot is a city of Gujarat state in India and administrative headquarters of the
Rajkot District, located on the banks of the Aji River and Niari River. Rajkot is
located at 22.3° N 70.78° E. It has an average height of 134 metres. The city is
spread in the area of 104.86 square km. Rajkot was the former capital of the princely
state of Saurashtra. Rajkot was once a base for the Western States British government
office and rapidly expanded into a prosperous, lively business centre, with an old
city. This city is also associated with the Mahatma Gandhi, who lived here for several
years. Rajkot was the capital of the Saurashtra state from 15 April 1948 to 31 October
1956 before merging in bilingual Bombay State on 1 November 1956. Rajkot was merged
into Gujarat State from bilingual Bombay state on May 1, 1960. Today, the city of
Rajkot is the home of several temples. During summers, the temperature ranges between
24°C and 42°C. In winter, the temperature varies between 10°C and 24°C. The best
time to visit Rajkot is between the months of October and March. The weather of
Rajkot is the most pleasant at this time of the year.