About City


Arcot Municipality was constituted in the year 1959 has Third Grade Municipality and subsequently upgraded to second Grade Municipality in the year 1973 and very Recently form July 1998 it has been upgraded to I Grade Municipality. The selected council with 30 members and Chair person (Men) are functioning from 25.10.2006.

The first grade commissioner is working as Executive Authority of the Municipal administration with the Regional Director of Municipal Administration, Vellore and Collector of Vellore District and over all control by the Commissioner of Municipal Administration are functioning  administrative Head of this Urban local body.
Arcot Town has 7.49 Sq.k.m area with a population of 49953 as per 2001 censes.