The coat of arms of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is the governing body of the city of Mumbai) is a four-panel shield supported by an intertwining floral border in gold. A lotus in bloom, an emblem of purity and beauty, is at the bottom, and a lion puissant surmounts it. The panels are inscribed as follows:
Top Left: The Gateway of India, one of Mumbai’s most prominent landmarks, signifies the position of Mumbai as a veritable gateway to India.
Top Right: A symbolic factory inscribed in a cog wheel signifies the industrial importance of Mumbai.
Bottom Left: The three sailing ships in outline denote Mumbai’s pre-eminence as a port and commercial centre.
Bottom Right: A symbolized diagram of the Corporation building depicting the seat of Local Self Government in Mumbai.
At the base of the shield, the motto in Sanskrit यतो धर्मस्ततो जय (Sanskrit: Where there is Righteousness, there shall be Victory) is inscribed in gold.