An urban centre with more than 30,000 and less than 1,00,000 inhabitants has a Nagar Panchayat. However, there are some exceptions.

All the previous Town Area Committees (urban centres with a total population of more than 5,000 and less than 20,000) are designated as Nagar Panchayats.

It is composed of a Chairperson and Ward Members. It may have a minimum of ten elected Ward Members and three nominated Members.