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About Municipality


The Pondicherry Municipality comprises the erstwhile Communes of Pondicherry and Mudaliarpet and its headquarters is in Pondicherry. The total number of wards is 42. The Municipal Council was dissolved on 31.03.1978 and a Special Officer has been appointed to exercise the powers and to perform the duties conferred and imposed upon the Municipal Council, including the Standing Committee and other Committees and that of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman and other authorities other than the Commissioner.

Pondicherry is the capital city of The Union Territory of Pondicherry and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South India.

Total Area 19.46 Sq.Kms
No. of wards 42 Wards
Population as per 2011 census 2.44 Lakhs
Length of Roads 230 Kms
Length of Drains 319 Kms


After crossing many hurdles of litigation and after a gap of about 30 years, the Civic Elections were conducted on 29th June 2006.After 2011, the Civic elections ere not held due to delimitation of ward boundaries.

  1. Commissioner office at Kamban Kalai Arangam
  2. Exe. Engineer Office at Kamban Kalai Arangam
  3. Estt / Accounts/MHO Section at Kambam Kalai Arangam
  4. Municipal Revenue office- II and Etat – civil office at Goubert Thirumana Nilayam
  5. Municipal office at vazhaikulam
  6. Municipal office at Mudaliarpet
  7. Municipal Revenue office – I at Bazaar St. Lawrance st
  8. Municipal office at Nellithope
  9. Project Officer, NULM at Periyar Nagar

For more details : www.pdymun.in