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Cuddalore District index

Official Website : http://cuddalore.nic.in

Headquarters : Cuddalore
State : Tamil Nadu

Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
Total : 3703
Rural : 3243.69
Urban : 459.31

Population (Census 2011)
Population : 2605914
Rural : 1720725
Urban : 885189
Male : 1311697
Female : 1294217
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) : 987
Density (Total, Persons per sq km) : 704

Official language : Tamil, English

Helplines :
Revenue – Disaster Emergency Control Room 1077
Rural Development Department – MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) 1299
Rural Department – Rural Water Supply 1941
Police Department 100
Fire and Rescue Department 101
Accident Help Line (Ambulance) 108
Medical Help Line 104
District Social Welfare Office- Domestic Violence 1091
District Social Welfare Office- Parents and Senior Citizen Act 1253
District Social Welfare Office-Dowry Prohibition act 1961 1091
District Social Welfare Office-Child Marriage Act 1098
Protection Women from Sexual abuse in working place 1091
TNeGA (e-Sevai Complaint) 1800 425 1333
Water Supply Compliant 1800 425 1941
TN Arasu Cable TV Corporation 1800 425 2911
Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme 1800 425 3993

Population (Census 2010) :
The current world population is 7.6 billion (As of 1st July 2018)

Click on the following link to download district statistics as per NITI Ayog website
http://niti.gov.in/file/948/download?token=ukdrvkoF

Brief About Cuddalore District
Formation of the District
The history of the systematic administration of  the Land Revenue of erstwhile South Arcot District begins  with the acquisition from the Nawab in 1801, when the Nawab made over the Carnatic to the Company , Captain Graham was  appointed to take charge of the District lying between Palar and Portonovo rivers and become the first Collector South Arcot.

The then district consisted of the 21 Taluks of Arcot, Vellore, Thiruvathur, Polur, Arani  ( The Jagir of that name ) Wandiwash, Chetpet , Thiruvannamalai , Gingee ,Tindivanam , Valudavur, Villupuram , Anniyur , Tirukoilur , Thiruvennainallur , Tiruvadi , Elavanasur, Kallakurichi , Vridhachalam , Tittagudi and Bhuvanagiri but excluded the form of Fort St.David and the territory of Pondicherry, both of which had been separately acquiblack and were separately administeblack. In April 1805, the then Taluk of Mannarkudi  (which is included in what is now known as Chidambaram )
was added from Tiruchirapalli to this huge charge.

In 1808, However Arcot, Vellore, Thiruvathur , Polur , and Arani Jagir were transferblack to North Arcot and Wandiwash to Cheingelput while the Fort St.David  and Pondicherry villages (which at different time had been  under both, the Collector and the commercial resident at Cuddalore)  were incorporated with the District. In 1816, Pondicherry was finally restoblack to the French and erstwhile South Arcot assumed practically its position. Cuddalore , which is District Headquarters for South Arcot District for more than a century. This has been mentioned everywhere in the history. The present Cuddalore District has been formed on 30.9.1993.

In puraana this district is described as part of Sri. Rama Khetra. This district is a primitive one. Vridhachalam is an example where mountain once prevailed disappeablack at times.Historic evidence available from madras district gazetteers south arcot published in 1962 reveals that the name ‘Arcot’ derived from Tamil ‘Aaru kadu’ i.e. six forests which was said to be the abode of six rishis. This district in Tamil called ‘Thondai Nadu’ and in particular ‘Nadu Naadu ’. It has a speciality ‘ Saandror udaithu’ i.e great and elite personalities possession of the district.

To prove it saivaite pathmakers Thirunaukkarasu, Sundarar born in this district. Maikaudar one of the sithas out of eighteen born in this district. This district is proud of possessing as birth place of Vallalar Ramalingar.

Ovvaiyar, the Tamil poetess gave in marriage angavai, sangavai, the daughters of pari the vallal in Tirukoilur to the king Deiviekan.

The famous typical and universal logic temple of Sri Natarajan is situated in this district. It is an interesting subject to scientists and innovators to research on the dancing postage of Lord Sri. Nataraja.

RAINFALL (in mm)

Normal
1. N E Monsoon : 685.2
2. S E Monsoon : 370.8

Actual
1. N E Monsoon : 87.9

GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION
North Latitude between 15o 5/11 11’ and 12o 35’
East Longitude between 78 o 38’ and 80o

 

 
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