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

AAIAirport Authority of India
AMCAAdvanced Medium Combat Aircraft
ACBAnto Corruption Bureau
BMCBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
BESTBrihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
B-TOWNAbout Bollywood Industry in Mumbai
BCCIBoard of Control For Cricket India
BKCBandra Kurla Complex
BSEBombay Stock Exchange
BRTSBus Rapid Transit System
BNHS CECBombay Natural History Society (Conservation Education Centre)
BSPCABombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
CBICentral Bureau Of Investigation / Central Bureau of India
CFLCentral Forensic Laboratory
CRCentral Railway of Mumbai
CBSOften Referred as COLABA BANDRA SEEPZ in news media.
CPROChief Public Relation Officer (Usually Used in Railway Related Articles)
CSMVSChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
CWCChild Welfare Committee
CIDCOCity and Industrial Corporation Of Maharashtra
CSIAChhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
DTTIDefence Trade and Technology Initiative
DNADaily News & Analysis (One Of Top Newspapers in Mumbai)
ESZEconomic Sensitive Zone
EMALSElectromagnetic Launch System
EPFEmployee Provident Fund
FSSAIFood Safety and Standards Authority of India
FWAFilm Writer Association
FDAFood and Drug Administration
FCIFood Corporation of India
HCHigh Court Mumbai
HTHindustan Times (Famous Newspaper)
INRIndian Rupees (Currency Reference)
IIT-BIndian Institute Of Technology Bombay
IRDAInsurance Regulatory and Development Authority
ICAOInternational Civil Aviation Organization
IRCTCIndian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation
LICLife Insurance Corporation
LBTLocal Body Tax
MMRDAMumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
MLMMulti-Level Marketing Business in Mumbai
MTNLMahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
MUTPMumbai Urban Transport Project
MHADAMaharashtra Housing and Area Development
MTHLMumbai Trans Harbour Link
MAHATDCMaharashtra State Cooperative Tribal Development Corporation
MSRTCMumbai State Road Transport Corporation
MTDCMaharashtra Tourism Development Corporation
MPTMumbai Port Trust
MCGMMunicipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
MCAMumbai Cricket Association
MOCAMinistry of Civil Aviation
MOEFMinistry Of Environment And Forests
MSCPCRMaharashtra State Commission For Protection of Children Rights
MoEFMinistry of Environment and Forest
NCRBNational Crime Record Bureau
NMIANavi Mumbai International Airport
NMMTNavi Mumbai Municipal Transport
NMMCNavi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, Like BMC is for Mumbai
NCBNarcotics Control Bureau
NMIMSNarsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
NADANational Anti Doping Agency
NHNational Highways Of Mumbai
PANPermanent Account Number
POCSOProtection of Children from Sexual Offences
RBIReserve Bank Of India
RTORegional Transport Office
RWITCRoyal Western India Turf Club
ROCRegistrar of Companies (Ministry Of Corporate Affairs)
RTIRight To Information
RTERight To Education
SPVSpecial Purpose Vehicle
SEZSpecial Economic Zone
SOBOSouth Bombay (Now South Mumbai)
SGNPSanjay Gandhi National Park (Located at Borivali in Mumbai)
TIFRTata Institute Of Fundamental Research Mumbai
TOITime Of India (Leading Newspaper in Mumbai)
TMCTata Memorial Centre in Mumbai, TMC is often used as Short form of ‘Thane Municipal Corporation’
VSNLVidesh Sanchar Nigam Limited
VJTIVeermata Jijabai Technological Institute
VVCMCVasai Virar City Municipal Corporation (Extreme North Of Mumbai, Thane / Palghar District)
VVMTVasai Virar City Municipal Transportation
WRWestern 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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