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P.A to Collector [Panchayats Development]
Room No. 109, First Floor
District Collectorate
Nagapattinam-611 003
[91]-[4365]-253078
[91]-[4365]-253048
District Collectorate
[91]-[4365]-252500

TourismBoat on Fishing Plays a Key Economy for the District even though Agriculture and Fishing are the Major ones. Shrines, Places of Hindu Faith, Mosques forms the Spritual Tourism for the district. Annual Festivals and functions marks glory of the Year. Heritages like Tarangam padi Fort, Poompuhar speaks of the rich civilization of this land. 

OneAgriculture Field of the major economies of the District, Agriculture contributes a higher share of Rice Production in the State. We have raised so many important agricultural crop in our District. Rice, Groundnut, Pulses, Gingelly, Sugarcane and Cotton.   <

panchayats development

The main function of Village Panchayat is to fulfill basic amenities like Water supply, Health, Roads and maintenance of Street Lights. Panchayat Administration, monitoring of Village Panchayat President activities and releasing of funds to the following schemes are being implemented through office of Assistant Director of Rural Development (Panchayats). He also release the statutory and non statutory grants and Assigned revenues for 3 tiers and monitoring of collection of taxes, fees, fines and other revenue due to Village Panchayats and works taken up in their own general funds for 3 tiers. He is monitoring the maintenance of Drinking water supply, Street lights, etc., in rural areas.

Assistant Director of Rural Development (Panchayats), will supervise the matters relating to inspection of Village Panchayats, Panchayat Unions, and District Panchayat Office, records, works, and assets etc., any other proceedings under the Tamilnadu Panchayats Act 1994 against Village Panchayat Presidents / Chairmen / Members of Village Panchayat, Panchayat Union, District Panchayat etc.

State Finance Commission Grants

The Assistant Director of Rural Development (Panchayats) released State Finance Commission, Pooled Assigned Revenue and Thirteenth Finance Commission grants to 3 tiers with the approval of the District Collector / Inspector of Panchayats as detailed below for last three years.

  1. Allocation to Village Panchayats

    Under State Finance commission Grant allocation to Village Panchayats has been made in two types.

    1. Population Basis Fund

      Under this category on the Population Basis funds are admitted and released to all Village Panchayats every month. From this fund expenditure may be incurred for Village Panchayats Administration and works.

    2. Minimum Basis Grant

      Under this category Rs.25,000/- has been admitted for every month and totally Rs.3,00,000/- for a financial year. This fund may be incurred for the Electricity Charges and water Charges to TWAD Board.

  2. Allocation to Panchayat Unions

    Under State Finance commission Grant allocation to Panchayat Unions has been made in two types.

    1. Population Basis Fund

      Under this category on the Population Basis funds are admitted and released to all Panchayat Unions every month. From this fund, expenditure may be incurred for Panchayat Union Administration and works.

    2. Population Basis Fund

      Under this category Rs.2,50,000/- has been admitted for every month and totally Rs.30,00,000/- for a financial year.

  3. Allocation to District Panchayat

Under this category fund is released to District Panchayat every month. The amount may be incurred for administration and works.