Dunyapur was made a Union
Committee in 1924 and was raised to the status of a Town Committee
in 1961. In 1991, when Lodhran was accorded the status of district,
Dunyapur was made a Tehsil. After the implementation of Punjab Local
Government Ordinance 2001, it was given the status of MC.
Government of Punjab has established new local government
system under the Punjab Local
Government Act (PLGA) 2013 after dissolving PLGO 2001. The
Administrator and Vice Administrator
have joined their offices and new local government system
has started functioning.