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Avadi Corporation born - merging 3 city administrations and 11 rural administrations!


Posted on : 18/Jun/2019 16:52:05

Avadi Corporation is announced!  It will be the 15th Corporation in Tamil Nadu. The state government of Tamil Nadu has released the order for the same.

Avadi, located adjacent to Chennai, has several highlighting aspects : Army/ Military Logistics Factory, Textile factory for manufacture of military/army dresses,  The residents of the locality have put up the request for a quite a long time that the infrastructure facilities must be provided to upgrade Avadi as a separate Corporation.

Presently, there are 14 Corporations in the state of Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, etc. In this situation, the state government planned to set up corporations by merging a few administrations. Avadi was one among them.

Information had already been gathered that  the recommendation for converting Avadi into the corporation had already been sent and the recommendation was to be scrutinized and then approval to be granted by the state government.

Accordingly, the 15th Corporation of the State of Tamil Nadu, Avadi, is now born.

The local administrations of Avadi, Poonamallee, and Thiruverkadu have been merged with Avadi. Further, 11 local/rural administrations including Nemilicherry and Vaanagaram have also been merged with Avadi.

The local residents are hugely delighted and celebrating a special occasion!

The plan to set up Tambaram and Avadi as corporations were mooted during the DMK governance period.  This was in order to reduce the severe traffic congestions in the Chennai Metro City. Originally, it was thought to link them with Chennai Corporation. However, this got delayed. Only in this situation, the present AIADMK government has announced to form Avadi corporation.

Avadi Corporation will be one of the dense industrial sectors in its locality. The area is around 148 sq km. However, the population is somewhat less it has 6.12 Lakhs residents. It is gathered that 90 to 100 corporation wards may be set up in the new Avadi Corporation.