Full Forms – Mumbai Meanings For Short Words Abbreviations Acronyms

“Often when we read news media, articles online related to Mumbai and find some Short Names (Abbreviations / Acronyms) used. Just and example ‘What does BMC Stands For ?’ which means ‘Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’, known to Mumbaikars, But what about people from other cities and foreign tourists (Outside India)? Similarly their are many such short words used in daily newspapers and other reading media.

Below, i have tried to get all that short forms/words and detailed the long form/names of those words to have one page reference and get meaning and full forms of such. Say it Mumbai jargon or city related organizations like BEST or locations like BKC, i will try to keep adding all that frequently used listed abbreviations (short names/forms) and its long meanings on this page..”

Acronyms Short Names in City
Acronyms Short Names in City

AAI Airport Authority of India
AMCA Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft
ACB Anto Corruption Bureau
BMC Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
BEST Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
B-TOWN About Bollywood Industry in Mumbai
BCCI Board of Control For Cricket India
BKC Bandra Kurla Complex
BSE Bombay Stock Exchange
BRTS Bus Rapid Transit System
BNHS CEC Bombay Natural History Society (Conservation Education Centre)
BSPCA Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
CBI Central Bureau Of Investigation / Central Bureau of India
CFL Central Forensic Laboratory
CR Central Railway of Mumbai
CBS Often Referred as COLABA BANDRA SEEPZ in news media.
CPRO Chief Public Relation Officer (Usually Used in Railway Related Articles)
CSMVS Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
CWC Child Welfare Committee
CIDCO City and Industrial Corporation Of Maharashtra
CSIA Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
DTTI Defence Trade and Technology Initiative
DNA Daily News & Analysis (One Of Top Newspapers in Mumbai)
ESZ Economic Sensitive Zone
EMALS Electromagnetic Launch System
EPF Employee Provident Fund
FSSAI Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
FWA Film Writer Association
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FCI Food Corporation of India
HC High Court Mumbai
HT Hindustan Times (Famous Newspaper)
INR Indian Rupees (Currency Reference)
IIT-B Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay
IRDA Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IRCTC Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation
LIC Life Insurance Corporation
LBT Local Body Tax
MMRDA Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
MLM Multi-Level Marketing Business in Mumbai
MTNL Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
MUTP Mumbai Urban Transport Project
MHADA Maharashtra Housing and Area Development
MTHL Mumbai Trans Harbour Link
MAHATDC Maharashtra State Cooperative Tribal Development Corporation
MSRTC Mumbai State Road Transport Corporation
MTDC Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation
MPT Mumbai Port Trust
MCGM Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
MCA Mumbai Cricket Association
MOCA Ministry of Civil Aviation
MOEF Ministry Of Environment And Forests
MSCPCR Maharashtra State Commission For Protection of Children Rights
MoEF Ministry of Environment and Forest
NCRB National Crime Record Bureau
NMIA Navi Mumbai International Airport
NMMT Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport
NMMC Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, Like BMC is for Mumbai
NCB Narcotics Control Bureau
NMIMS Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
NADA National Anti Doping Agency
NH National Highways Of Mumbai
PAN Permanent Account Number
POCSO Protection of Children from Sexual Offences
RBI Reserve Bank Of India
RTO Regional Transport Office
RWITC Royal Western India Turf Club
ROC Registrar of Companies (Ministry Of Corporate Affairs)
RTI Right To Information
RTE Right To Education
SPV Special Purpose Vehicle
SEZ Special Economic Zone
SOBO South Bombay (Now South Mumbai)
SGNP Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Located at Borivali in Mumbai)
TIFR Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research Mumbai
TOI Time Of India (Leading Newspaper in Mumbai)
TMC Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai, TMC is often used as Short form of ‘Thane Municipal Corporation’
VSNL Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
VJTI Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
VVCMC Vasai Virar City Municipal Corporation (Extreme North Of Mumbai, Thane / Palghar District)
VVMT Vasai Virar City Municipal Transportation
WR Western Railway Mumbai

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My love towards Mumbai city took me to passion blogging from hobby. Upon quitting job, now i am one of the online city & travel guide since 2007. Hope my efforts helps citizen, foreign nationals & tourists in some or other ways.

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