The local Body of Asansol was established in 1886. In 1994 Municipal Corporation was formed comprising areas of erstwhile Asansol Municipality, Burnpur Notified Area th Authority and Asansol Panchayet Samity. On 29 June, 2015 the Municipal area of Kulti, Raniganj and Jamuria have been included within the jurisdiction of Asansol Municipal Corporation. This Corporation now covers 106 nos. of wards and is governed as per provisions of West Bengal Municipal Corporation Act, 2006.

West Bengal Municipal Corporation Act, 2006