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Local Bodies in Coimbatore

Coimbatore district is one of the popular districts in Tamil Nadu that is situated on the foothills of Nilgiris. Moreover, the city is the major exporter of cotton textiles, automobile spares, iron steel, aluminium castings, electric motors and pumps. This beautiful city is administered by the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation and it is the headquarters of the Coimbatore district. Basically, the city is divided into five administrative zones such as North, South, East, West and Central. Each of the administrative zones is subdivided into 20 wards in which a councillor is appointed to manage the zones.

Government Bodies in Coimbatore

The Mayor of Coimbatore is elected by the city’s voters and the executive wing of the corporation is controlled by a Corporation Commissioner. Further, the city is divided into two revenue divisions (Coimbatore & Pollachi) and six taluks that consist of 295 Revenue villages. The government bodies of Coimbatore are classified into various divisions that include Corporation (1), municipalities (3), District Panchayat (1), Panchayat Unions (12), Town Panchayats (44) and Village Panchayats (229).

Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation

Government Bodies in CoimbatoreCoimbatore City Municipal Corporation is considered to be the major civic body that governs the heritage city (Coimbatore) in Tamil Nadu. Also known as Coimbatore Corporation, the city Municipal Corporation was established in the year of 1866. It is great to know that the municipality elected its first women Chairman named K. Thankamma Jacob in 1934. Also, the corporation received an award for the category “Best Corporation” in Tamil Nadu.

Administration of the Corporation

At present, the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation is headed by Tmt. G. Latha I.A.S (commissioner) and Sri. S. Sivarasu (Deputy Commissioner) and people can contact her directly them any queries in the city. The council of the municipal corporation consists of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors, Commissioner, deputy commissioner, district planning committee and standing committee. Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation offers a wide range of services for various sectors such as public health, water supply, revenue and town planning.

List of Departments

The engineering department of the corporation mainly focuses on maintenance of roads, under ground drainage system, street lights and water supply. Some of the common facilities offered by the corporation include parks, bus stands, public toilet, storm water drains and much more. The revenue department is controlled by assistant commissioner guided by five assistant revenue officers and bill collectors. Every citizen is required to pay the tax in a timely manner and the tariff of the professional tax can be checked in the official website of the corporation.Now, let us look at some of the councillors of the Municipal Corporation in the following:

V. Vadhsala
Party: BJP
Address: 35¬D, Manis Nagar, Thudiyalur Coimbatore–34
Phone Number: 99943 86865

N. Annapoorani
Address: 118¬B Railway Station Road, Thudiyalur Coimbatore–34   
Phone Number: 118¬B Railway Station Road, Thudiyalur Coimbatore–34

N. Vanithamani
Address: 317¬D, Subramaniampalayam GN Mills (Post) Coimbatore¬29
Phone Number: 94426 50717   

K. Kavichandramohan
Address: 103¬C, West Thottam Thudiyalur, Coimbatore¬34
Phone Number: 94437 44954

K. Maheshkumar
Party: INC
Address: 3/26 Cheran Nagar Back Side GN Mill post, Koundampalyam
Phone Number: 98942 02292

Village Panchayats and Town Panchayats

A large part of the Coimbatore urban areas falls outside the control of Municipal corporation limits. In order to improve and develop of the city, these suburbs are governed by local bodies called the Village Panchayats and Town Panchayats. Further, the Coimbatore Urban Agglomeration comprises the town panchayats of Sulur, Kannampalayam, Chinna Thadagam, Veerapandi, Chettipalayam, Gudalur, Neelambur, Ashokapuram, Malumichampatti, Somayampalayam and much more. These local bodies are governed by a councillor appointed through direct election and the head of the local body is known as president.

List of Town Panchayat in Coimbatore

Annur Town Panchayat
Address: Mettupalayam Road Annur – 641653,
Coimbatore District
Phone Number: 04254 262278
Email ID: cbeanntp01@gmail.com

Anamalai Town Panchayat
Address: Pollachi Road, Anamalai -642104 Coimbatore District
Phone Number: 04253 282338
Email ID: anaimalaiatp@yahoo.co.in

Irugur Town Panchayat
Address: AG Pudur Road, Irugur - 642104
Coimbatore District
Phone Number: 0422 2627037
Email ID: irugurtp@yahoo.co.in

Karumathamapatti Town Panchayat
Address: Somanur Bustand Opposite,
Somanur (Post) 641659 Coimbatore District  Phone Number: 0421 2333070
Email ID: ktp2008@rediffmail.com

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