General information

General information of the Municipality

1.       1.

Region:

Tiruppur

2.       2.

Corporation

Erode

3.       3.

Grade:

Special Grade

4.       4.

Full Postal Address(Give Door No., Street name and Pin Code)

296 Brough road,

Erode City Municipal Corporation Office,

Erode – 638 001.

5.       5.

Phone:

0424-2251616 (4 Lines)

6.       6.

Fax:

0424-2258312

7.       7.

Email Id:

commr.erode@tn.gov.in

8.       8.

Population (Latest Census)

151274

9.       9.

Area in Square KM.

8.44 Sqm

10.  

No. of Wards

45

11.  

No. of Streets

469

12.  

Length of Street in kms.

102.071km

13.  

Length of Water Mains in km.

163.90km

14.  

Length of Sewers in km.

Nil

15.  

Length of Open Drains in km.

190km

16.  

No. of Public Fountains

471

17.  

No. of Assessed Houses

32211

18.  

No. of Water Supply Service Connections

18690

19.  

No. of Metered Service Connections

13193

20.  

NO. OHT's

8 Nos.

21.  

No. of Staff for water supply works

26

22.  

Total no. of Vehicles for Garbage Collection:

17

 

23.  

No. of Mechanised vehicles

17

24.  

No. of Sanitary Staff

579

25.  

No. of Dustbins

180 (Dumper bins), 37 (HDPE Bins)

26.  

No. and Area of Dumping yard/Compost Yard

19 Acres

Compost yard is now under construction

27.  

No. of Street Lights

4678

28.  

No. of Parks

11

29.  

No. of Schools

17

30.  

No. of Maternity Hospitals

3

31.  

No. of Other Hospitals/Dispensaries

4

32.  

No. of Noon Meal Centres

17

33.  

No. of Staff:(designation wise)

List enclosed

34.  

Total revenue collectable(under all heads)2005-2006

19.38 Crores

 

35.  

Total expenditure2005-2006

16.52 Crores

36.  

Contact Address

Commissioner

296 Brough road

Corporation Office

Erode – 638001.

 

 


General Information about the Town or City

Erode Town is the head quarters of Erode District, which was bifurcated from the composite Coimbatore District since the year 1979. This town was constituted as a Municipality in the year 1871 and was elevated to Special Grade during the year 1980.         

The Municipality consists of Erode, Surampatti, Peelamedu, Sarkar Chinna Agraharam revenue villages. Total area of the Municipality is 8.44 Sq.Km. Erode Corporation is surrounded by Kasipalayam, Surampatti, Veerappan Chathiram, B.P.Agraharam Town Panchayats.

The Town has been divided into 45 Electroral wards and 15 Sanitary Divisions. As per the 1991 census population of the Municipality was 1,59,232 and as per 2001 population is 1,51,274.

Literacy Rate

The literacy rate of the town. is 75%

Occupational Pattern

According to 2001 Census 35% of total population of Erode Town constituted the working force (age group of 18 - 58). The secondary and territory sectors were the major components at the working population, accounts to 25% and 35 % respectively.  The primary sector accounts only for 5%.

Town Profile

Erode is located on the bank of river Cauvery and located in the meeting points of converging lines, of communication from major settlements of adjoining districts of Coimbatore, Trichy and Salem. It is located at a distance of 400 k.m. South west of Chennai and 100km North east of Coimbatore, 60 km South west of Salem. It is bounded on the north and east by kalingarayan channel and the Railway Line on the South. Perumpallam Odai treverses from west to East and divices the town into two parts.     

Erode Corporation was consituted in the year 1871 and upgraded as special grade Municipality with effect from 1.3.1980. The extent of the Municipal town is 8.44 sq.km.  After bifurcation of Coimbatore district and forming Erode Town becomes as the District headquarters. As per 2001 Census, the population of the Erode Town is 1,73,600. Out of the Town area 8.44 sq.km, 86.55% of the land has been developed and only 13.55% of the town remains undeveloped.

The rainfall is over 100mm in a year. When monsoon breaks out the maximum rainfall reaches 30mm. Erode Taluk gets the major position of the rain during the south west monsoon. The climate of the town is mostly hot and dry.

Erode is an important market centre for turmeric, Milk & handlooms.  Textile shandy is conducted on every Tuesdays and Wednesdays which attract traders from all over India. The turmeric market is open on three days in a week and it is a big market even at the national level.         

The Erode Railway Junction is also one of the biggest Railway station which connects all over India.

Infrastructure

The Town is the District Head Quarters. The town has been well connected with road network system. Round the clock Rail and bus facilities are available and there is direct rail linkage to Delhi. Large numbers of Hospitals with sophisticated equipment's are located in the town.

Agriculture

The town is surrounded by agricultural lands. The town has been grown commercially.

Transport

Rail
Erode can be reached by rail from all important cities in India. Erode is located in the prime rail route from kerala state. The next immediate stations are located at Salem, Tiruppur and Karur.

Bus

Erode is connected by various important bus routes. The important routes are

1

Salem via Sankakiri

2

Nammakkal via Tiruchengodu

3

Karur via Kodumudi

4

palani via Kangeyam

5

Tiruppur via Perundurai

6

Coimbatore via Avinashi

7

Ooty via Avinashi, Mettupalayam, Coonoor

8

Dharmapuri via Mettur  

9

Mysore via Gobi, sathy

Other information

Date Of Constitution as GradeIii Municipality(if applicable)

1939

Date Of Constitution as Grade Ii Municipality(if applicable)

1940 (01-10-1940)

Date Of Constitution as Grade I Municipality(if applicable)

1949 (01-11-1949)

Date Of Constitution as SelectionMunicipality(if applicable)

1972 (01-04-1972)

Date Of Constitution as SpecialMunicipality(if applicable)

01.03.1980

Area of the Municipality

8.44 square kilometer

Revenue Villages

Erode

Population

151274

Total No. of wards

45

Reserved for Women

13

Reserved for SC Women

2

Reserved for men

SC - 2, General - 28

No. of Households

15385

No. of Slums

52

Slum Population

38808

No. of people below Poverty Line list

43722



 
 
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Court

Erode District Judiciary having 14 courts on Public Service. Chief Judicial Magistrate (1), Principal District Judge (1), Additional District Judge (1), Sub courts (3), Municief (3), Judicial Magistrate (3), Consumer (1), Labour (camp) (1), are in total 14 courts respectively working 4 places. The main campus is situated at Perundurai road (opp to Collectorate) in 5 acres. A proposal is in process for constructing an ‘Integrated court campus’ and combined courts.

A distinguished, notable judiciary details: (1) Erode Bar Association having 130 years tradition. (2) Erode Advocate Association. (3) Sub-ordinate court Bar Association. (4) Federation of District and Sub-ordinate courts bar Associations of Tamilnadu and Pondichery (Registered Office in Erode).

 
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Kalaiarangam

Kongu Kalai arangam has been developed in the year 1988 by Kongu Velalar Ilaignar Sangam. In Kongu Kalai arangam campus, ‘Kongu Mahal’ a biggest auditorium hall with beautiful stage situated in 1 acre. Apart from that a new ‘Silver Jublie Hall’ newly constructed and named as ‘Sakthi Masala Hall’.

Kongu Kalai Arangam campus is situated at Sampath Nagar, very near to Erode Collectorate Buildings. Kongu Kalai Arangam is one of the centre of attractions in Erode. This ‘Kongu Kalai Aranga’ is perfectly suitable for organising conducting public functions.

 
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Parimala mahal

A biggest auditorium in Erode suitable for big functions & marriages has been started by P. Rangasamy Gounder & Co., business people in the year 2001.

Total area of the mahal is 3 acres. Facilitates with 2000 seater auditorium, 500 seater dining hall, separate buffet hall.

An elegant front view with large car parking and other vehicle parking facilities (capacity more than 1200 vehicles). It is situated in Perundurai main road (5 kms from bus stand).

Accommodated with modern kitchen along with 9 guest rooms and separate AC rooms for Bride and Groom. The star attraction is the ‘Kalyanainayagar Temple’ inside the campus.


     
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