History and Growth of the Town
Chengalpattu started off as a Panchayat and became a town with the inclusion of Periyanatham, Chinnanatham, Gundoor, Hanumanthaputheri and Melamaiyur villages it was functioning 1886. As per G.O.01.02.1972 Order no 169/01.04.1972 Second Grade Municipality and then after 12 years another G.O. Order No599/17.04.84 First Grade Municipality.
The hot and dry climate prevailing in this region has been one of the various factors.
Key Events of Chengalpattu Growth
|Water Supply is being made from Palar River Bed.
|v Municipality functions in Vedhachalam Mudaliyar Building
v Municipal Councilors are being enacted by MA & WS .
v Creation of Hill / Malai Park.
|v Upgraded to grade II Municipality.
|v Upgraded to grade I Municipality.
v Municipal area extended by 6.09 sq.km.
v Clock Tower, Bus Stand, Schools, Railway station established.
v Strom water Drains Constructed
v This Municipality will be considered for the selection grade on reach of the norms prescribed by the government