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Corporation of Chennai

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This page gives information about Chennai Corporation, Departments in Chennai Corporation and Contact mail Ids of important persons in Chennai Corporation

Corporation of Chennai

Chennai Corporation was established in the year of 1688. Chennai Corporation is the oldest Corporation in India.

Day to Day, Chennai Corporation has been growing in size and population. The number of Wards in the year of 1919 is 30. Now Number of Wards in Chennai is 155.


The population of Chennai Corporation was 5 lakh in 1921. Now population has crossed 50 laks in Chennai Corporation alone irrespective of metropolis areas.

Marina Beach, Famous Temples, architectural attractions and more number of resorts are the pride of Chennai.

Chennai Corporation is functioning in Ripon building. Ripon building is popularly called as White House of Chennai.

Administration of Chennai Corporation

The Chief Executive of Chennai Corporation is Commissioner of the Corporation. Commissioner Office is in Ripon Building.

Commissioner has 3 Joint Commissioners, 1 Deputy Commissioner and Two Chief Engineers and 7 Superintending Engineers.

Chennai Corporation is divided into 10 Zonal offices for administrative purpose and each Zone is headed by Zonal officer.

Departments in Chennai Corporation

Chennai Corporation has the following departments.

Council Department of Chennai Corporation

This department works as a secretariat of various committees.

General Administration of Chennai Corporation

All the appointments, training, retirement, Staff discipline, etc will be taken care by this department.


Financial Management Unit of Chennai Corporation

Financial Adviser is the head of this department. Budget preparation, Loans and Grants from Government and controlling the expenses of the Corporation are some of the responsibilities of this Financial Management Unit.

Land and Estate Department of Chennai Corporation

District Revenue officer is the head of this department. Rending out Corporation's shopping complexes, leasing out corporation's lands and buildings are the major responsibilities of this department.

Revenue Department of Chennai Corporation

This department is headed by Revenue officer. Collection various taxes like property tax, Profession tax, advertisement tax, etc and Collection Parking fees are the responsibilities of this department.

Engineering Departments of Chennai Corporation
Following engineering departments are available in Chennai Corporation.

Works Department, mechanical Engineering Department, Electrical Department, Solid Waste Management Department, Privatization of Solid Waste Management, Buildings Department, Storm Water Drain Department, Bridges Department, Health Department, Family Welfare Department, Family Welfare Department, Education Department, Education Department

Online Civic Services in Chennai Corporation

Chennaities can pay Property Tax and Profession tax through online. Chennai Corporation has this facility in its official website. Also Chennaities can see the Property tax status, Basic Rate of Streetwise, Rules / Procedures through online

Public Grievance and Redressal System in Chennai Corporation

Register Complaint via Phone – Chennaities can register their complaints via phone if they dial 1913.

Register Complaint via SMS - Chennaities can register their complaints via SMS to 9788951111

Register Complaint via Paper form

Chennaities can register their complaints in the following address
The Commissioner,
Corporation of Chennai,
Ripon Building,
EVR Salai,
Chennai – 600003.

Contact Details of Important persons in Corporation of Chennai

Email Id of Mayor in Chennai Corporation -

Email Id of Deputy Mayor in Chennai Corporation -

Email Id of Commissioner in Chennai Corporation –

Email Id of JC - Works in Chennai Corporation –

Email Id of DC - Education in Chennai Corporation –

Email Id of DC- Health in Chennai Corporation –

Email Id of Health Officer in Chennai Corporation -
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Guest Author: Elavarasan.B.A   12 Jul 2012
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