The Commissionerate of Municipal Administration is the nodal department responsible for coordinating and supervising the functions of all Municipalities and Municipal Corporations in the State except the Corporation of Chennai. The Commissionerate of Municipal Administration is headed by the Commissioner of Municipal Administration and assisted by Joint Commissioners, Additional Directors, Joint Directors and 7 Regional Directors of Municipal Administration (one each for Chengalpattu, Vellore, Salem, Tiruppur, Thanjavur, Madurai and Tirunelveli regions.
The population of the Corporations (except Chennai Corporation) as per census 2011, is 80,65,843 accounting for 11.18% of the total population of the State and 23.08% of the Urban population and the annual growth rate is 1.10%. The total area under the Corporations (except Chennai Corporation) is 1278.34 sq.km. which constitutes 9.38 % of the total urban area of the State.
Commissioner Of Municipal Administration
The Commissionerate of Municipal Administration under the control of municipal Administration and Water Supply Department is headed by the Commissioner of Municipal Administration assisted by Joint Commissioner, Additional Directors & Joint Directors at the State Level and 7 Joint Directors (one each for Chengalpattu, Vellore, Salem, Tiruppur, Thanjavur, Madurai and Tirunelveli regions) at the Regional level.
“Make all Urban Local Bodies Services accessible to the common man from anywhere, anytime through service delivery outlets and ensure efficiency, transparency & reliability of such services at affordable costs to realise the basic needs of the common man”
The new website https://tnurbanepay.gov.in has been created by incorporating All municipalities and Corporations across Tamilnadu, except Chennai by providing facilities pay tax for asset, drinking water, housing, sewerage and lease categories, and providing birth certificates on-line.
As per 73rd & 74th Constitutional Amendments and as envisaged in Article 243 I and 243 Y of the Constitution of India each State has to constitute a State Finance Commission