Virudhachalam Municipality is a First grade Municipality. It is having
a Population of 59300 as per 2001 Census. This Municipality is having
25.57. Sq.Km area.
This Municipality is maintaining 35.489 Km of Roads having more than 1770
The Ancient Virudagreeswarar Temple is situated in the center of this
Town, and the River Manimutha Nathi a holy river of South India is
passing in the middle of the town.
Economic condition of the Town:
The Budget of Virudhachalam Municipality is Deficit. Besides that the
Municipality has got Loan for various Improvement activities in the
Virudhachalam Municipality may Provide Rs 38 Lakhs as Capital Fund in
the coming Finical Year after Allotting the Budget for the routine
activity like Electricity Charges, Maintenance Charges, and Other
activity and Liability for the Loans Availed.
Existing level of Service in Infra Structure Facilities:
The Quality of Urban life in Virudhachalam Town is not at satisfactory
levels now. The Percapita availability of Water is only 89 lped as
against the norms of 110 lped. The Solid Waste removal is only at 80%
level. The Road and Storm water drains are in very pitiable condition.
The Social service Viz Schools, Hospitals, Burial Grounds etc and
Environmental Services Viz Parks, Play Grounds, Trees, Slaughter House
facilities, Solid Waste Management etc require to be up graded.
Need of Infrastructure Improvement:
Due to fast pace of Urbanization the
Residents expects all Civil Amenities on par with the other Improved
Cities. Number of Household in the Town Increased Year by Year, and
Generating Pressure on Basic Amenities. The Responsibility and burden
of the Municipality have steadily been increasing.
All the Damaged Roads have to be improved
to Motorable condition. Storm Water Drains have to be Constructed in
coordination with Natural Shape and Quantity to be met in high usage
periods. Environmental upgradation Projects like Park, Playgrounds,
improvements to Burial Grounds, Free Plantation, improvement to
Slaughter House etc have not been undertaken in the Municipality so
far. the need for such Projects have been Keenly felt by the Public