The Raichur Municipal Council is the Administrative body responsible for the civic and infrastructural activities of Raichur Municipal area. Municipal Commissioner is the administrative head.
The City Municipal Council comprises of elected representatives called “Councillers” one from each of the Wards of the city. There are 35 wards in the city and President and Vice President of the council are elected by the Councillers.
The Raichur Municipality often works in conjuction with Raichur Development Authority(RDA) to design and implement civic and infrastructural projects.
The roles and responsibilities of the Municipality include: building regulations, health, hygiene, licencing, trade and education. It also includes preserving and maintaining water bodies, parks and greenery.
It has an area of 60.0 square kilometers and has 35 wards with a population of 2 lakh 34 thousand.