The Municipality of Vijayawada (Bezawada) was constituted on 1st April, 1888 and was upgraded to a corporation in 1981. The total area of the corporation is 58 sq.kms and has a population of over 10 lakh. The staff strength of the corporation is just over 5000.
VMC has been a forerunner in the field of eGovernance in the country. VMC entered into an agreement with Center for Good Governance (CGG) and eGovernments Foundation to implement Fund based Double entry accrual Financial accounting system based on National Municipal Accounting Manual. Under the terms of the engagement, CGG was responsible for providing the functional domain experts, perform customization analysis, user acceptance testing and training and capacity building.
eGovernments Foundation was responsible for providing the core product, customization and help CGG in performing gap analysis and training & capacity building.
Vijayawada published its balance sheet from the system in 2008. For more information, please click here. The balance sheet can be viewed here.