Municipality was constituted in the year 1928 and was
subsequently upgraded as Selection Grade Municipality
Now the municipality is upgraded as special grade
municipality as per G.O.Ms.No. 74 (MAWS) dated 28.5.2013
It has a
population of 86,422 (2001 census) and an extent of
13.75 Sq. Km., The town is divided into 36 wards.
The Municipal Council comprising of 36 ward councillors
is headed by Chairman, who is elected by the councillors. The councillors
also elect a Vice-Chairman among
executive wing is headed by a Commissioner and he is
assisted by a team of officials like Health Officer,
Municipal Engineer, Town Planning Officer,
Manager, Revenue Inspector and other officers.
been declared as “Heritage town”. The Sambai Oothu is a
gift to the Municipality which gives plenty of water to
this town. Karaikudi is also an educational town.
Municipality provides the following major services
6) Public Conveniences
Municipality also enforces and regulates the following
Trade and other
Birth and Deaths.
2. Sekkalai Kottai
3. Eluppakudi Area
4. Ariyakudi Area
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