Administration in Coimbatore

Situated in the foothills of the Western Ghats, Coimbatore is considered to be the fourth largest metropolis and second largest city in South India. Due to the great industrial growth, the city is often referred as the “Manchester of South India” by many tourists visiting the destination. Coimbatore holds over 25,000 textile mills, information technology industries, manufacturing industries and health care sectors. Being the capital city of Kongu Nadu region, Coimbatore covers the geographical area of 7469 sq kms. It is important to know that the city of Coimbatore was constituted as Municipality in the year of 1866.

Coimbatore Administration


Coimbatore district has been divided into three Revenue Divisions and six taluks that include Coimbatore North, Coimbatore South, Valparai, Metupalayam, Sulur and Pollachi. According to the 2011 census, the reports have estimated that the total population of Coimbatore district is 42,71,856 with 20,95,825 males and 21,76,856 females. The three revenue divisions of the district include Coimbatore, Pollachi and Tirupur. Out of these three, Coimbatore is termed to be the heritage city that is dependent on various industries. Pollachi mainly focuses on agriculture and the Tirupur city is largely based on manufacturing industries.

List of Revenue Villages & Revenue Firkas

Coimbatore North
No. of Revenue Villages-59
No. of Revenue Firkas- 8

Coimbatore South
No. of Revenue Villages-47
No. of Revenue Firkas-7

Sulur
No. of Revenue Villages-41
No. of Revenue Firkas-4

Mettupalayam
No. of Revenue Villages-19
No. of Revenue Firkas-2

Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation is the civic body that plays an important part in governing the entire city. Moreover, the corporation has divided the city into 72 wards and they have grouped these wards into four Zonal Ward Committees. This government corporation is headed by a Mayor, Deputy Mayor and the Commissioner. Each of the authorities is usually nominated by the voters of the city and they are appointed to offer excellent welfare services for the people.

The executive wing of the Council is headed by the Commissioner and he has the eligibility to appoint a team of officials for coordinating the activities of the corporation. City Health Officer, City Engineer, Deputy Commissioner, Corporation Education Officer, Planning Engineer are some of the executives dually appointed by the Commissioner.

Corporation of Coimbatore
Coimbatore - 641 001
Tamil Nadu

Tel: 91 - 422 - 2390261, 2390262, 2390263
Fax: 91 - 422 - 2390167
E-Mail: commr.coimbatore@tn.gov.in, commissioner@ccmc.gov.in

Mayor of Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
Door No-83,Raja Street, Ganapathy , Coimbatore- 641 006.
Residence : 0422-
Office : 0422-2399899

Departments in Coimbatore

Apart from this, the Coimbatore Corporation has taken great initiative in dividing the city into various departments in the following manner:

  • Agriculture Engineering Department
  • Housing and Urban Development
  • Youth Welfare and Sports Development
  • Labour and Employment
  • Social Welfare and Nutrituous Meal Programme
  • Electrol Rolls
  • Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare
  • Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection

Courts in Coimbatore

There are number of courts in Coimbatore and their surrounding areas of Pollachi, Mettupalayam and Valparai. Further, the city holds Principal District Court, Family Court, Labour Court, Mahila Court, Principal Subordinate Court, Bomb Blast Court, Judicial Magistrate Court, Tax Appellate Tribunal Court and much more.

Election in Coimbatore

Being one of the popular cities, Coimbatore elects one member to the Indian Parliament and five members to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Few reports have estimated that Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (ADMK) has won in all five assembly constituencies in the legislative assembly election conducted in the year of 2011. The MPs and MLA’s in Coimbatore ensure to provide various welfare measures for the benefit of the common people. 

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