About Us

History and Growth of the Town

About Municipality

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

Year Event
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.

1972 v Upgraded to grade II Municipality.
1984 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