Municipal Council, Jagraon is a Class-1 Municipal Council. Municipal Council, Jagraon was established in year 1938 before partition. Chaudhry Karam Baksh was first President of Municipal Council, Jagraon (1941 to 1946). According to 2011 Census, the Population of the city was 65174. The whole city is divided into 23 wards by electing 23 representatives. New House of this Municipal Council is come into force in 2015. If we look at the history of this city, its 250 year old. This city is established by Rai Kalan. At this time this city is a Sub-Divisional headquarter of Ludhiana district. Municipal Council, Jagraon is situated at a distance of 38 Kms from Ludhiana city and 30 Kms from Moga. This city is situated on Ludhiana-Firozpur railway line.
Basic amenties like water Garbage collection, Street Lights, Making & maintaining roads by lanes etc.are provided by the Municipal Council to the residents of the city. All lanes and by-lanes in residential cases are mettaled. At this point of time, the city has 23 kms roads, one community hall and three parks. Recently, Municipal Council, Jagraon has contructed a new park at Kothe Pona Road. Before the construction of this park, people were using this place as garbage dump. The Initiative to make a park at this place was taken by Ms. Apneet Riyait, IAS, SDM, Jagraon-cum-Administrator, Municipal Council, Jagraon (at present ADC) and Sh.Devinder Singh Toor, Executive Officer, Municipal Council, Jagraon. This Park has been Inaugurated by Hon’ble Sh. Rajat Agarwal, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana & Sh. S.R.Kaler, MLA, Jagraon along with Sh. Rakesh Kumar Popli, PCS, SDM, Jagraon on dated 02-04-2015. This Park is named as “MUNICIPAL GARDEN” Municipal Council Jagraon is also providing Fire Brigade facility to the city. There is also one Suwidha Centre situated in the Municipal Council Jagraon where people can apply for Birth & Death Certificates. Municipal Council, Jagraon is also providing facility to the people through Offline Computer Software to make an assessment of their Property to file Property Tax. As per Govt. Policy/Orders, Water Supply & Sewerage work has been transferred from Municipal Council, Jagraon to Punjab Water Supply & Sewerage Department from 01-09-2014 in Jagraon city. Municipal Council, Jagraon is now working towards for providing Online services to the people.
The Budget of Municipal Council, Jagraon for 2015-16 is 1627.90 lacs. The main sources of income of Municipal Council, Jagraon are VAT, Property Tax/House Tax, Octroi from Electricity, Building Application Fee, Rent from Municipal Shops/Property, License Fee, Advertisement Fee & others. There are total 27,508 Property Units in Jagraon city in which 20,291 units are Residential, 7203 units are Commercial and 14 units are others.