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
Name Total
Block 1
Municipality 1
Wards 18
List of Wards (URBAN)
SNo. Block (URBAN) Municipality Ward
1. Karaikal Karaikal Keezhakasakudy
2. Karaikal Karaikal Thalatheru
3. Karaikal Karaikal Ammankoilpathu
4. Karaikal Karaikal Kovilpathu
5. Karaikal Karaikal Puliankottai Salai
6. Karaikal Karaikal Dharmapuram
7. Karaikal Karaikal Water Tank
8. Karaikal Karaikal Valatheru
9. Karaikal Karaikal Maideenpalli
10. Karaikal Karaikal Ammaiyarkoil
11. Karaikal Karaikal Kadersulthan
12. Karaikal Karaikal Kothukulam
13. Karaikal Karaikal Anthoniarkoil
14. Karaikal Karaikal Madhakoil
15. Karaikal Karaikal Madagadi
16. Karaikal Karaikal Kirambuthottam
17. Karaikal Karaikal Oduthurai
18. Karaikal Karaikal Akkaraivattam
LAD Rural Divisions
Name Total
Block 1
Commune Panchayats 5
Commune Panchayat Villages 27
Commune Panchayats (RURAL)
SNo. Block (RURAL) Commune Name No. of Villages
1. Karaikal Kottucherry 5
2. Karaikal Nedungadu 4
3. Karaikal Neravy 4
4. Karaikal Thirumalairayan Pattinam 5
5. Karaikal Thirunallar 9
Commune Panchayat Villages (RURAL)
SNo. Block (RURAL) Commune Panchayat Village
1. Karaikal Kottucherry 1.Poovam
2. Karaikal Kottucherry 2. Varichikudy
3. Karaikal Kottucherry 3.Thiruvettakudy
4. Karaikal Kottucherry 4. Kottucherry (North)
5. Karaikal Kottucherry 5. Kottucherry (South)
6. Karaikal Nedungadu 1.Kurumbagaram
7. Karaikal Nedungadu 2. Ponpethi
8. Karaikal Nedungadu 3. Melakasakudy
9. Karaikal Nedungadu 4. Nedungadu
10. Karaikal Neravy 1.Vizhidhiyur
11. Karaikal Neravy 2. Keezhamanai
12. Karaikal Neravy 3. Neravy (North)
13. Karaikal Neravy 4. Neravy (South)
14. Karaikal Thirumalairayan Pattinam 1. T.R.Pattinam (North)
15. Karaikal Thirumalairayan Pattinam 2. T.R.Pattinam (South)
16. Karaikal Thirumalairayan Pattinam 3. T.R.Pattinam (Central)
17. Karaikal Thirumalairayan Pattinam 4. T.R.Pattinam (East)
18. Karaikal Thirumalairayan Pattinam 5. Vanjore
19. Karaikal Thirunallar 1. Ambagarathur
20. Karaikal Thirunallar 2. Nallambal
21. Karaikal Thirunallar 3. Sethur
22. Karaikal Thirunallar 4. Sellur
23. Karaikal Thirunallar 5. Karukkankudy
24. Karaikal Thirunallar 6. Surakudy
25. Karaikal Thirunallar 7. Thirunallar (North)
26. Karaikal Thirunallar 8. Thirunallar (South)
27. Karaikal Thirunallar 9. Pettai