Local Administration

Karaikal region consisting of one Municipality namely Karaikal Municipality and five Commune Panchayats viz. Neravy  TR Pattinam, Thirunallar, Kottucherry and Nedungadu.  The chairman of the Municipal council/Commune Panchayat is issuing relevant directions in the day today  administration and the Commissioner has to consult the chairman in policy matters. In the absence of council the Commissioner Municipality/Commune Panchayats looks after the administration.   The Deputy Director (LAD) is monitoring the functioning of Municipality/Commune Panchayat and the files  have to be submitted to the Collector through Deputy Director as he is exercising  the power of council in the absence of Elected body.

LAD Urban Divisions :

  • District : Karaikal
  • Block : 1
  • Municipality : 1
  • Wards : 18

List of Wards :

  1. Keezhakasakudy Karaikal
  2. Thalatheru
  3. Ammankoilpathu
  4. Kovilpathu
  5. Puliankottai Salai
  6. Dharmapuram
  7. Water Tank
  8. Valatheru
  9. Maideenpalli
  10. Ammaiyarkoil
  11. Kadersulthan
  12. Kothukulam
  13. Anthoniarkoil
  14. Madhakoil
  15. Madagadi
  16. Kirambuthottam
  17. Oduthurai
  18. Akkaraivattam

LAD Rural Divisions

District                                                      : Karaikal
Block                                                          : 1
Commune Panchayats                           : 5
Commune Panchayat Villages             : 27

List of Commune Panchayats

  1. Kottucherry
  2. Nedungadu
  3. Neravy
  4. Thirumalairayan Pattinam
  5. Thirunallar

Commune Panchayat Villages : 27

Kottucherry Commune Panchayat

  1. Poovam
  2. Varichikudy
  3. Thiruvettakudy
  4. Kottucherry (North)
  5. Kottucherry (South)

Nedungadu Commune Panchayat

  1. Kurumbagaram
  2. Ponpethy
  3. Melakasakudy
  4. Nedungadu

Neravy Commune Panchayat

  1. Vizhidhiyur
  2. Keezhamanai
  3. Neravy (North)
  4. Neravy (South)

Thirumalairayan Pattinam Commune Panchayat

  1. T.R.Pattinam (North)
  2. T.R.Pattinam (South)
  3. T.R.Pattinam (central)
  4. T.R.Pattinam (East)
  5. Vanjore

Thirunallar Commune Panchayat

  1. Ambagarathur
  2. Nallambal
  3. Sethur
  4. Sellur
  5. Karukkankudy
  6. Surakudy
  7. Thirunallar (North)
  8. Thirunallar (South)
  9. Pettai