1.History of the Municipality
Virudhunagar Municipality was constituted as Third Grade Municipality from selection grade Town Panchayat with effect from as per G.O.M.S 103 dated 13.3.1915.Then Upgraded as per G.O.M.S.1514 dated 13.10.1956 and now Upgraded as Selection Grade from 22.5.1998.This Municipality consists of Five villages that is Virudhunagar, Kottaipatty, ChinnaMoopanpatty, Allampatty and Muthuramanpatty.
The area of this Municipality is 6.60 K.M, and the Population is 73003 as per 2001 cencus.Virudhunagar town is divided into 36 wards.The Municipality election was conducted on 16-10-2001.The Municipal Chairman,Vice Chairman, ward councillors for 36 wards are elected.
2.Summary of Activities and features
In Virudhunagar Municipality there is a facilitation counter for the “On-line” Tax Collection Center , Sevaimaiyam and two tax Collection center in town & remote area.
In front of Virudhunagar Municipality there is a Rain Water Harvesting Information Centre. It provides information and guidelines to public relating to Rain Water Harvesting Structures.
3.General information of Municipality
After the fiburcated District from Ramanathapuram District the Virudhunagar District was newly formed,Virudhunagar is the head quarters of this District .Virudhunagar is the fast growing Urban centre and is famous for its wholesale Trade in Cereals,Dhalls and oils,Commercial and Industrial activities.Virudhunagar located in N.H.T. and its nearness to the industrially forward towns like Sivakasi and Rajapalayam.It is also connected by Railway with Madurai Tuticorin and Nagarkovil.Virudhunagar is the birth place of the famous National Leader and former State Chief Minister of this state Late Thiru Kamaraj.
Contact Address :
DOOR.NO.42, MUNICIPAL OFFICE ROAD,
NEW DOOR NO.113
VIRUDHUNAGAR -626 001.
Office: (04562) 243861
Personal: (04562) 243674
Residence: (04562) 280155