was constituted as a third grade municipality in the year 1964.
As per G.O. No. 194, date: 10.02.1972, classified as Second Grade
Municipality. The population of the town was then 24,606. The entire
area of Allinagaram Revenue village was included within the jurisdiction
of the municipality. Subsequently, the areas of N.R.Thiyagarajan
Nagar, Theni co-operative building society layout, Nadar Saraswathi
Boys Higher Secondary School and Government Hospital were added with the
municipal area. As per G.O.No. 851, date 9.5.1983, classified as first grade municipality . At present from 2.12.2008
onwards as per G.O.No. 238, classified as Selection grade municipality .
The following areas are alsoadded
within the municipal area.
E-governance at Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) is aimed to provide on-line
citizen services, information to all hierarchies and monitor performance
of ULBs. It is in practice that citizens are approaching the respective
ULB's to pay revenues, get certificates, approvals...