ABOUT THUVAKUDI MUNICIPALITY
Thuvakudi Selection Grade Town Panchayat is upgraded as Grade 3 Municipality in G.O. M.S.No. 277 Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department dated 5.7.2004. In this Third grade municipality has an extent of 14.371 sq.km.
Thuvakudi Grade 3 municipality is upgraded as second grade municipality in G.O.(Ms) No.154, Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department dated 9.8.2010.
This town is located on the main road of Tiruchirappali – Thanjavur highways at a distance of 25 km from Tiruchirappali and 30 km from Thanjavur. The population of the town as per 2001 census is 35,428. Total No. of Wards is 21, in which 7 Wards are reserved for women and 2 Wards for SC/ST.
Since Sidco Industrial Estate with more than 100 companies in functioning with in the Municipal limit and Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited in located in the Municipal area, as large member of Public and Private employees and merchants working in these companies residing in this town. This Municipality remains to be an important residential and Industrial Town. The Central Government Engineering College of National Institute of Technology, State Government Polytechnic, Government Arts college and State Institute of Hotel Management are located in the Municipal area.
Municipality limit includes following near by revenue villages.