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Administration in Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam is a small town in the state of Tamil Nadu which is also known as temple town. Kumbakonam is a special grade municipality in Thanjavur district. This town grew during the British regime and it became an important centre of Hindu Culture and European education and was famous as Cambridge of South India. Kumbakonam Municipality takes the control of administration and development of the town.

Kumbakonam Municipality

Administration of KumbakonamThe municipality of Kumbakonam was officially constituted in the year of 1866. It is a special grade municipality and second largest municipality in Thanjavur District with 45 wards and each ward has its elected counselor. There are six major departments and all the departments of municipality are under the control of Municipal Commissioner. The motive of the municipality is the development of these departments. The main departments of municipality of Kumbakonam are mentioned below.
  • General Administration/ Personnel
  • Engineering
  • Revenue
  • Public Health
  • Town Planning
  • Computer Wing
The municipality of the town has introduced e-governance service for the benefit of the citizens and to improve the quality of municipal services.

Functions of Municipal Corporation of Kumbakonam
  • Maintenance of streets and streetlights in the town.
  • Management of sewerage and solid waste to maintain cleanliness in the town.
  • Proper arrangement of water supply all through the town
  • Promotion of medicines and vaccines in the hospitals to fight against harmful diseases.
  • Maintenance of hospitals and medical centers in the town.

Elections in Kumbakonam

The town of Kumbakonam is a part of Kumbakonam Legislative Assembly Constituency. DMK and AIADMK parties are ruling in the town for a long time. The current Member of Legislative Assembly is Mr. Anbazhagan K from DMK Party and current Member of Parliament is Mr. Bharathi Mohan R K from AIADMK Party. The motive of MP and MLA of the town is to work for the welfare and development of people and town.

Law and Order in Kumbakonam

Police ServiceLaw and order is maintained by Thanjavur Sub Division of Tamil Nadu Police in the town of Kumbakonam. The department is headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). In the town of Kumbakonam, there are four police stations and one of them is an all- women police station. There are also some special units which operate at district level police division which is headed by Superintendent of Police (SP). These special units are social justice, human rights, district crime, prohibition enforcement, district crime records and special branch. People should also be aware and help the police to fight against crimes.

Government Offices in Kumbakonam

There are some government offices located in the town of Kumbakonam where all the information about registration, licensing, complaints, taxation, education, employment etc. These offices serve the society without creating any difference among the people. You can even contact these offices through their official websites. The list of these offices is given below.

Tamilnadu Electricity Board
Annala Agraharam, Mathi Village Sakkotai Post, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2414001

Tamilnadu Electricity Board (Divisional Office)
Rajan Thottam Valagam, Thiruvidaimarudur Road, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435- 2411102
Website: www.tneb.in

Government Tahsildar
Kutcheri Road, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2430227

Sub Registration Office
19, Near G H, Kutchery Road, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2431372
Website: www.tnreginet.net

Assistant Divisional Engineer Highway Department
Karaikal Road, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2410296

Assistant Director of Agriculture
Sakkottai, Near Arasalaru, Needamangalam Road, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2414595

BSNL Electrical Sub Division
A 5 & A 6, BSNL Staff Quarters, Bakthapuri Street, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2402900

SSA Block Resource Center
Muthupillai Mandapam, Mariyamman Koil Street, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2410241
Website: www.ssa.tn.nic.in

Post Office
Manikkudi Road, Thiruppanandal East, Near Manikkudi Bus Stand, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435- 2456450

The Sub Post Office
Patracharya Street, Big Bazaar Street, Near Krishnan Koil, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435- 2420078

The Sub Post Office
5/594, Kasi Vishwanathar Koil Street, Pateeeswaram, Near Durgaiamman Koil, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435- 2445051

Municipal Office
Municipal Office, Kumbakonam Road, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Contact No. 0435-2425421, 9443374633
Website: municipality.tn.gov.in/kumbakonam

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