RajapalayamLPA

District Town and Country Planning, Virudhunagar District

Rajapalayam

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Revenue Villages

15

Reserve Forests

+ 2

Municipal Area

+ 1

Total LPA Area
149.05 Sq.Km

Total LPA Population

2,16,442

Municipal Area
9.59 Sq.Km (6.4% of LPA)

Municipal Area Population

1,30,442

6.4 % of area holds  60% of Population Currently

Population Density – LPA
1452/ Sq.Km

Population Density – Municipal Area 13602/ Sq.Km

Sex Ratio
1,005

Literacy Rate
75 %

(2011 Census)

42 Waterbodies covering 13.3%  (19.85 Sq.Km) of LPA

Eco Sensitive Zone for Srivilliputhur-Meghamalai Tiger Reserve (SMTR) covers
10.85% (16.23 Sq.Km) of LPA

2 Reserved Forests covering  3.1% (4.59 Sq.Km)

252 types of floral species & 399 faunal species identified

Active Agricultural Land – 47.10 Sq.Km ( 31%)

Block

Revenue Village

Panchayat Village

Hamlet/ Settlement

Rajapalayam

Vadakku Venganallur

Krishnapuram

Vadakkuvenganallur
Malaiyapuram
Odapatti
Ottakada

Sammandapuram

Melapattam karisalkulam

Thendral Nagar

Melapattam karisalkulam

Melapattam karisalkulam

Puduppatti
Melappattam Karisalkulam

Kadambankulam

Therkuvenganallur

Kammapatti

Melarajakularaman

Chatrapatti

Melarajakularaman

Ayyanarpuram
Vagaikulathuppatti
Tirukkotaipuram
Tiruvenkatapuram
Alagapuri
Appanur
Nattampatti
Krishnapuram
Kammapatti
Meenakshipuram
Peyampatti

Pudhupalayam

Pudhupalayam

Vettai Perumal Nagar
Annanagar
Venkateswara Nagar

Terkuvenganallur

Therkuvenganallur

Terkuvenganallur
Sengulam
Muthukudi
Chidambarapuram
Venkatachalapuram
Kunankulam

Appaneri

Therkuvenganallur

Sholapuram

Sholapuram
Nallamanaickenpatti
Kilavikulam

Desigapuram
Mount Zion
Murambu
Ahsilapuram
Rengappanayakkanpatti
Panangulam
Nanapudur
Nallamanaickenpatti
Cholapuram
Kunankudi

Ramalingapuram

Ramalingapuram

Samusigapuram

Samusigapuram

Chatrapatti
Sankarapandiyapuram
Samsikapuram
Velayuthapuram
Krishnapuram
Meenakshipuram
Chokkalingapuram

Rajapalayam Rural

Rajapalayam Rural

Block

Revenue Village

Panchayat Village

Hamlet/ Settlement

Sriviliputhur

Kothankulam

Kothankulam

Thottiyapatti
Kothankulam

Arasiyarpatti

Kalangaperi

Therkuvenganallu

Kalangaperi
Pudur
Vettai Perumal Nagar
Muthulingapuram

Chettikulam

Inam Chettikulam

Rajapalayam municipal area was declared as Rajapalayam Local Planning Area (LPA) under section 10(1) of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 by the Department of Rural Development and Land Affairs (RDLA), Govt. of Tamil Nadu, through G.O. Ms. 2012 RDLA, dated 20th September 1973. This was later confirmed under section 10(4) of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 through G.O. Ms. No. 1374 RDLA, dated 30th May 1974. Rajapalayam LPA was constituted under section 11(1) of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 in G.O.Ms. No.650 RDLA, dated 8th April 1975.

The intention to add additional areas to Rajapalayam Local Planning Area, with a view to control and channelize the development and growth in Rajapalayam and the surrounding villages was declared by issuing the G.O.(Ms).No. 2014 on 30th December 2011. This was issued under section 10(1) of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 by the Housing and Urban Development Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu.

The intention notified additional areas were confirmed as part of the Rajapalayam LPA under section 10(4) of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 by issuing a G.O. (Ms). No. 168, on 20th November 2014 by the Housing and Urban Development Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu. The boundary of the composite LPA with the villages and the municipal area approved by the DTCP as mentioned in the G.O. (Ms). No.168/ H&UD, dated 20.11.2014.

The draft Master Plan for Rajapalayam LPA was given consent under sub-section (2) of section 24 of Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 (Tamil Nadu Act 35 of 1972) for Publication of Notice for inviting feedback, by issuing G.O. (Ms). No. 72, on 13th July 2023 by the Housing and Urban Development Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu.