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CUDDALORE MUNICIPALITY

TOWN PROFILE :

Cuddalore Town is the Head Quarters of the Cuddalore Taluk and District. It is located at the estuary of river Gadilam and Pennaiyar with Bay of Bengal. The town is at a distance of 200 Kms. from Chennai and 22 Kms. from Pondicherry. The town is well connected by Road and Rail with adjoining Urban centers viz. Chidambaram, Vridhachalam, Panruti Nellikuppam and Villupuram

Cuddalore Town has been constituted as a Municipality during the year 1866 comprising a revenue village. It has been upgraded as Selection Grade Municipality with effect from 09.05.1993 as per the G.O.Ms.No. 651 dated 09.03.1993. The area of this town is 27.69 Sq.Kms. The population as per 2001 Census is 158521. The Municipality consists 45 Wards.

WATER SUPPLY

Protected water supply is functioning since 1938. The source is from Pennaiyar subsequently improvement Schemes were incorporated during the year 1985 and Rejunavation Scheme during the year 1997-98.

Now there are 3 Nos. of Head Water Works at Chavadi, Capper Hills and Thiruvanthipuram with deep Borewell Source.

There are 4 Nos. of Over Head Reservoirs with following capacity:

1) Manjakuppam .. 11.35 Lakhs Capacity
2) Thiruppapuliyur .. 10.00 Lakhs Capacity
3) Cuddalore Old Town .. 4.50 Lakhs Capacity
(R C C Tank)
4) Cuddalore Old Town .. 1.18 Lakhs Capacity
( Steel Tank)

The average daily pumping supply is 6.35 MLD and per capita supply is 40 LPCD. Total Number of public fountain is 434.

There are 6855 domestic and non-domestic house service connections.

The rate of Water charges for domestic is Rs.4.00 per 1000 Liters and flat rate of Rs.40.00/ Commercial is Rs.12/per 1000Liters and flat rate of Rs.120/- and Industrial is Rs.8.00 per 1000 liters and flat rate of Rs.80.00/-

IMPROVEMENTS SCHEME (WATER SUPPLY) :

Improvement to watersupply scheme taken up by TWAD at an estimate cost of Rs.17.00 crores and nearing completion. The work will be completed soon and the work is in progress. At present water is directly pumped to Manjakuppam, Thirupapuliyur, & Cuddalore O.T tank directly through the new scheme.
The Over Head Tank work for the following places are completed and trail work is going on.

Vandipalayam,
Annanagar,
K.K.Nagar,
O.T Dispensary and cholara shed.
Construction of Over Head Tank at Deepan Nagar is nearing completion. After completion of the New scheme work it is anticipated that 90 liters of water per head will be distributed to public upto 2026.

CAPPER HILLS HEAD WORKS:

13 No.of bore well has been arranged and completed at this head works. From this borewells 7800 litres per minute of water expected lifted from 13 Nos borewells and filing to reservoirs.

THIRUVANTHIPURAM HEAD WORKS:

8 Nos. of Bore well has been arranged at this head works. From this borewells 10,000 liters of water per minute is pumped and brought to Cuddalore and stored in the following water tanks.

1. Thirupapuliyur - 10.00 Lakhs liters
2. Manjakuppam - 11.35 "
3. Cuddalore O.T(Kasukadai) - 4.5 "
4. Iron Tank - 1.18 "
5. Vandipalayam - 15.00 "
6. Deepan Nagar - 15.00 "
7. Cholara shed - 5.00 "
8. Annanagar - 12.00 "
9. K.K. Nagar - 6.00 "
10. O.T. Dispansary - 6.00 "
Total 96.03 "

After completion of the scheme,90 lpcd water can be supplied.
DRAINAGE SCHEMES :

There is no underground Drainage system in Cuddalore Municipality. The sullage water from the houses as well as storm water are collected in open drainage and disposal in the river and field channels thus cleaning health hazard to the people in the required area.

Cuddalore Council Resolution has sanctioned in MCR No.621 Dated 16.09.1988. As per CMA office proceeding No. 16311-96 dated 12.3.96 Rs.8.915 Lakhs remitted to TWAD for investigation charges. UnderGround Drainage Scheme investigation has been taken up by TWAD Board and is nearing completion.

Municipal Council in its Resolution No.499 dated 31.10.2003 has accorded permission for acquiring lands in Devanampattinam for the Underground Drainage Scheme. Proposals for acquiring lands has been submitted to the District Collector on 14.11.2003.

STREET LIGHT

1. 4 feet florescent Tube light .. 4031
2. Sodium Vapour lamp .. 379
3. Mercury Vapour lamp .. 140
4. Halogen lamps .. 21
5. High Mast light .. 3
6. Mini High Mast light .. 1
          Total .. 4575
As per the Government suggestions for privatisation of Street Lights, this Municipal Council planned to introduce privatisation of Street Lights and Council Sanction obtained. Work order to be issued.

ROADS

The Municipality is maintaining 173.985 Kms. of Roads as follows :

1. Cement Road .. 34.685 Kms
2. B. T. Road .. 136.433 Kms
3. W.B.M. Road .. 2.625 Kms
4. Earthern Road .. 0.242 Kms
                 Total .. 173.985 Kms.

RAIN WATER HARVESTING :

In Cuddalore Municipality all Government Buildings were implemented Rain Water Harvesting structure. In addition to this all private houses, Commercial Buildings, Private institutions, Hospitals were implemented Rain Water Harvesting structure through Municipality insist and completed in full successfully.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT :

Cuddalore Municipality is responsible for Solid Waste Management in Town. The management includes Collection, Transportation and disposal of the Solid Waste generated within the Municipal limits. Generation of Waste from households, Hospitals, Restaurants, Markets etc. are dumped in the communal waste storage pins. Subsequently the Municipality collects transports and dumps the solid waste at dumping yard located at Thirupapuliyur, Cuddalore Old Town & Semmandalam. Which are at a distance of 3 Kms. / 5Kms. & 4 Kms. respectively. The current details of Solid Waste Management in town is given below :

1. Waste Generation Tons/day                         80
2. Per Capita waste generation Grams/day        505
3. Waste collected in %age                              77
4. Total No. of vehicle available                         11
5. Total Vehicle capacity for collection (Tons)     23
6. Total area of disposal site (Acres)                  10.66

Solid Waste are segregated as degradable and non degradable. In addition to this primary collection carried out through by 70 Nos. of Tricycle by door to door in ward wise collected and segregated to disposal points. Under 11th Finance Commission New Tractor Dozer Front and Loader was purchased for dozing this solids in roads and dumping yards. As per Govt. Order this Municipality introduced privatization of Solid Waste Management in Thirupapuliyur area covering 8 wards (22 to 29 wards) and is going on satisfactorily .

BUS STAND :
Cuddalore Municipal Bus Stand is located at Thirupapuliyur area. It is an "A" Grade Bus stand. State Transport Corporations and Private Buses connects the town to all the nearby towns and cities.

SILVER BEACH :
Devanampattinam Silver Beach is one of the important and interesting recreational spot not only for Cuddalore but also for Tourists from other places. The Beach is located on the northern part of the Coastal Stretch which have long shore area like the Marina Beach in Chennai.




CUDDALORE MUNICIPALITY

1
Year of Constitution
1866
 
2
Area of the Municipality
27.69 Sq.Km.
 
3
Grade of the Municipality
Selection Grade (with effect from 9.5.93)
 
4
No. of Wards
45
 
5
No. of Councillors
45
 
6
Partywise break up of Council
AIADMK        -   18
DMK              -  11
PMK               -   4
MDMK            -   2
CPI(M)           -    1 
TMC               -   3
BJP                -   1
Independent  -    5
 
7
Name of the Chairman/ Mayor
Vice Chairman/ Deputy Mayor
Chairman - Mr.A.G.Rajendran
Vice-Chairman - Mr.G.Kumar
 
8
Political Party to which Chairman/ Mayor belong to
DMK
 
9
Population as per 2001 Census
Male         80,025
Female     78,456
Total      1,58,481
 
10
Total No of Streets
 556
 
11
Total No of Buildings
 20553
 
12
Total No of Households
 33725
 
13
Total No of Slums
45
 
14
Population in Slums
45
 
15
No. of persons below Poverty Line
13313
 
16
Special Buildings
a) Total No of Theatres
b)Total No of Lodges
c)Total No of Hotels
d) Total No of Kalyanamandapams
e) Total No of Commercial Complexes
 
 
5
31
90
37
 
23
 
17
Institutions 
a)Total No of Govt Offices
b)Total No of  Educational institutions
1)Schools  
 
2) Polytechnics
 
3)Colleges
 
 
252
 
40
 
1
 
3
 
18
Total No.of Municipal Schools
 
1) Elementary, 
 
2) Middle school, 
 
3) High School, 
 
4) Higher Secondary Schools
 
 
 
16
 
5
 
Nil
 
1
 
19
Total No of Hospitals 
 37
 
20
Total No of Dispensaries
180
 
21
Total No of Industries
 70
 
22
Total No of Shops
1100
 
23
Total No of  :
 
a)  Temples
 
b)  Churches  
                 
c)  Mosque
  
 
 
25
 
10
 
6
 
24
Compost Yard / Dumping Yard
   
 
a) Whether dumping / composting yard is available
Yes
 
 
b) Extent (in Acres)
10.5
 
 
c) The distance at which the dumping /composting yard is located from the Municipal Office (in KMs)
Manjakuppam -   2 Kms.
 Kammiampettai - 3 Kms
 Cuddalore O.T. -  7 Kms.
  
 
 
d) Whether compost is manufactured  
Nil
 
 
e) Method adopted
Does not arise
 
 
 If compost yard is not available, the stage  for acquiring of land for compost yard.
 
 
25
No. of Community Development Societies
5
 
26
No. of Bus Stand
1
 
27
No. of Pay and Use Toilets
3
 
28
No. of Markets
5
 
29
No. of Slaughter houses
3
 
30
No. of Parks
4
 
31
No. of Reading Rooms
6
 
32
Staff Strength details
1.  General             -     52
2.  Collection         -     32
3.  Engineering       -     45
4.  Town Planning  -     11
5.  Public Health    -     50
6.  Medical             -     12
7.  IPPV                  -    30
  1. Sanitary Workers-  381
        Total                    623
33
Annual Receipts
Rs.833 Lakhs
34
Annual Charges
Rs.784 Lakhs
35
Total Length of Roads / Street in Km
183.95 KM/556 Nos
 
a.Earthern Roads
0.242 Km
 
Cement Concrete Roads
34.685 Km
 
B.T. Roads
136.433 Km
 
W.B.M Roads
2.625 Km
 
Others
 
36
STREET LIGHTS
 
 
1.Total No of Street Lights
4,575
 
a.Tube Lights
4,031
 
b.Sodium vapour Lamps
379
 
c.Highmast Lights
3
 
d.Mini High Mast Light
1
 
e.Mercury vapour Lamps
140
 
f.Others
21
37
WATER SUPPLY
 
 
1.Water Supply
 
 
a.Source
Borewell
 
b.Installed capacity (in MLD)
63.56 Lakhs
 
c.Present Supply (in Lpcd)
40.0 lpcd
 
d.Frequency of supply
daily one time
 
e.Total length of Pumping Main
8764 metres 
 
f.Total length  of Distribution Main
56.70 Km
 
g.Total No of Distribution Zone
7
 
h.Total No of OHT
5
 
i.Total No of Sumps
2
 
j. Total No of HSC
Domestic
Commercial
Industrial
6680
175
-
 
 
k.Total CC charges for water supply (last three years) (in lakhs)
2000-2001
2001-2002
2002-03
21.88
25.52
36.01
 
l.Total O&M charges 
2000-2001
2001-2002
2002-2003
12.88
15.03
17.30
 
m.Deposit for New Connections 
Domestic
Commercial
Industrial
4000
10000
6000
 
n..Tariff rate for water connections
Metered rate
Flat rate
 
i.Domestic
Rs.4.00/per 1000litres
Rs.40/- per month
 
ii.Commercial
Rs.12.00 per 1000litres
Rs.120/- per month
 
iii. Industrial
Rs.8.00 per 1000 litres
Rs.80/- per month
 
o.Total Annual Income through water charges (Last 3 years) Rs.in lakhs
2000-2001
2001-2002
2002-2003
19.67
20.67
30.11
 
p.Total No of Hand pumps
42
42
42
 
q.Total No of Power pumps
 
 
r.Total No of Public fountains
434
434
434
38
PUBLIC HEALTH
 
 
a.Total No of Divisions
11
 
b.Posts
Sanctioned Strength
Actual working
 
c.Sanitary Inspectors
13
05
 
d.Sanitary Supervisors
22
21
 
e.Sanitary workers
456
383
 
No of vehicles available
Type of Vehicles
Capacity
No. of Vehicles
 
Ashok Leyland lorry
 
7 Tonnes
2
 
Mini lorry
 
4
6
 
Tractor with trailor
 
2
2
 
Dumper placer
 
1.5
1
 
Sullage lorry
 
7000 Ltr
1
 
g.Daily Generation of Garbage (in MT)
85 MT
 
i.Total No of Streets / Wards in which door to door collection is done and plan of action to extend to the remaining areas
Total No of Streets / Wards in which door to door collection is done and plan of action to extend to the remaining areas
 
k.Total No of Collection points
34
39
Solid waste Management - Privatisation
 
   
Name of the Firm
Date from which privatisation is going on
No of Streets entrusted for operation
Resolution No & Date
Payment per M.T.
   
South Arcot Agro Society, Cuddalore
13.10.2003
  68 (Ward 22 to 29)
 MCR No.361 dt.27.8. 2003
Rs.360/-
40
TOWN PLANNING
 
   
2000-2001
2001-2002
2002-2003
 
a.No.of building licences issued
285
325
364
 
b.Total No of approved layouts
68
3
4
 
c.Total No of Unapproved layouts
54
49
45
 
d.Total No of application pending for regularisation
10
9
-
41. 
TAX
 
 
Rate of taxation
18.175%
 
Components with break up of rate of taxation
 
 
General
14.25 %(General 3.5/8% Ws&D  4.5/8% Sca 2.5/8%        Light 3.5/8%)
 
Education
2.5%
 
Library cess
1.425%
 
Total No.of assessments (as on date)
20553
 
Half Yearly Demand of Property Tax
141 lakhs
 
Total No.of suits pending
234
 
Amount covered by the suits
324 lakhs
 
Suits pendency (Break up details)
Name of the Court
No of cases
District Munsiff court
225
High  court
9
42
No. of Assessments
Property Tax                
21577
                
   
Professional Tax 
 Traders                    
2568
Govt. Employees       
12997
Total 
15565