Administration in Kancheepuram

It is said that what makes a city good or bad place to live in is its governance, and the statement is not all wrong. Any country which wants to prosper must have a good administration, by administration we means everything must be according to the system, the system which is made by the government chosen by us and we abide by them for our own good and society as a whole. Being a famous tourist city, Kancheepuram is also expected to have a good administration and it has too, which makes life easier for the citizens as well the tourist visiting the place and it creates a positive image on the whole world.

Kanchipuram City

Kancheepuram city is the head quarter for the district which also has the same name. Kancheepuram district is divided into three revenue divisions which consist of 10 taluks with 1,214 villages. The Kancheepuram district is divided into 13 development blocks with 648 village panchayats. Kancheepuram city is governed by Kancheepuram municipality which was established in 1866. It was given the status of special grade since February, 2008.

Taluks in Kancheepuram District

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044 27531144

044 27222776

044 27445072

044 27162231

044 27447494

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044 27447494

044 27552445

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Kancheepuram municipality looks after the needs and governance of Kancheepuram city. Kancheepuram municipality has 51 ward councilors out of which 15 are female councilors. The wards are headed by an elected Chairperson who is assisted by a deputy Chairperson. The area of Kancheepuram municipality is 36.14 Sq.Km with a population of 1,64,265 as per the 2011 census. The Kancheepuram administration is divided into six departments for the ease of functioning, they are - General Administration/Personnel department, Revenue department, Accounts department, Engineering department, Town planning department and public health department. Municipal commissioner is the head of all the department and is the final decision maker.

Some of the duties performed by Kancheepuram Municipality are sanitation, water supply, education, public health, roads, bridges, health care facilities, law and order etc.

Administration in Kancheepuram

Contact details of  Kancheepuram Municipality:

Address: Kancheepuram Municipality , 53, Annai Indira Gandhi Street Kancheepuram 631501
Telephone: 044 27222801, 044 27223593
Email address: [email protected]

Some important contacts in Kancheepuram administration:

Address: No.4/99,Sekkupettai Nadu Theru, Kanchipuram
044 27231222

Vice Chairman
Address: No.286, Sengazhuneerodai Street, Kanchipuram
044 27224035

044 27222801

Municipal Commissioner
044 27223593

Municipal Engineer
044 27222650

Municipal Health Officer
044 27222982

Town Planning Officer
044 27222801

044 27222801

Revenue Officer       

District Collector
044 27237433, 044 27238478
E-mail :[email protected]

Additional Collector
Thiru N. Arul Jothi Arasan MA.
044 27237153, 044 27238651, 044 27223353
District Revenue Officer

Thiru M.Sambathkumar B.Sc
044 27237945, 044 27238955

Personal Assistant (General)
Selvi. A. Meena Priya Dharshini
044 27237789

Revenue Divisional Officer
Thiru D.Chandran  
044 27237081,044 27237782

Thiru P. Viswanathan (INC)
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