Revenue – Administration :

District Administration

The Collectorate play a pivotal role in the District administration. Collector in the Cadre of I.A.S heads the District. He acts as the District Magistrate for maintaining Law and Order in his jurisdiction. He deals mainly with planning and development, law and order, general elections, arms licensing etc.

The Additional Collector/ District Revenue Officer runs the Revenue administration under various enactments in the District. He is also designated as Additional District Magistrate. He mainly deals with civil supplies, land matters, mines and minerals, village officers etc.

The District Revenue Officer (DRO) and Deputy Collectors assists the Collector in discharging their duties. The District Revenue Officer looks after all the branches of the Collectorate. He deals mainly with general administration and is vested with supervision of day-to-day functions of the Collectorate.

Revenue Administration

Cuddalore District is divided into 3 revenue divisions for administrative convenience. The Revenue division is headed by Revenue Divisional Officer in the rank of Sub – Collector in Cadre of I.A.S or a Deputy Collector. The Revenue divisional Offices are a replica of Collectorate in the matter of number of sections and they act as intermediary in the administrative setup. The Revenue Divisions divided into many taluks. The taluk office is headed by the Tahsildar. The taluks divided into Many Firkas. The Firka is headed by the Revenue Inspector. The Village Administrative Officer and Village Assistant is acts as the officer of the village level.

Revenue Divisional Offices

Cuddalore District has 3 Revenue Divisions, Divisions are headed by a Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) in the rank of Sub – Collector in Cadre of I.A.S or a Deputy Collector . He/She is the Sub Divisional Magistrate having jurisdiction over his division. A Personal Assistant in the Cadre of a Tahsildar assists the RDO in the day to day administration. The Revenue divisional Offices are a replica of the Collectorate in the manner of the number of sections and they act as intermediary in the administrative setup. Each division consists of a few Taluks whose performance is constantly monitored by the concerned Divisional Office.

Revenue Divisions : 3 Taluks :10 Firkas : 32 Revenue Villages : 899
Designation Name Contact Number
Collector Thiru V. Anbuselvan, I.A.S. 9444193000
District Revenue Officer R. RAJAKIRUBAKARAN, 9445000907
Sub Collector,Cuddalore 9445000426
Revenue Divisional officer,Chidambaram Thiru. C. Rajendiran, 9445000425
Revenue Divisional officer,Vridhachalam Tmt. C.Santhoshini Chandra, 9445000427
Tahsildar,Cuddalore Thiru. N. Jayakumar 9445000529
Tahsildar,Panruti Thiru. M.Arumugam 9445000530
Tahsildar,Kurinjipadi Tmt. R.Vijaya 9994259454
Tahsildar,Chidambaram Tmt. A.Amutha 9445000527
Tahsildar,Bhuvanagiri Tmt. B.Hema Ananthi 9486169189
Tahsildar,Kattumannarkoil Tmt.S.Sivagama sundari 9445000528
Tahsildar,Srimushnam Thiru. P.Samikannu 9488947614
Tahsildar,Vridhachalam Thiru. R.Sridharan 9445000531
Tahsildar,Tittagudi Thiru. B.Sathiyan 9095132388
Tahsildar,Veppur Thiru. N.Senthilkumar 9751874544
Revenue Division
Name of the Division Name of the Taluks Name of the Firkas No of Villages
Cuddalore Cuddalore 1. Manjakuppam

2. Reddichavadi

3. Thiruvandhipuram

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Panruti 4. Panruti

5. Nellikuppam

6. Kadampuliyur

7. Marugur

Kurinjipadi 8. Kurinjipadi

9. Kullanchavadi


Chidambaram Chidambaram 10. Orathur

11. Thiruvakulam

12. Chidambaram

Bhuvanagiri 13. Parangipettia

14. Bhuvanagiri

15. Sethiyathope

Kattumannarkoil 16. Mannarkudi

17. Udaiyarkudi

18. Puthur

19. Kumaratchi

Srimushnam 20. Kavanur

21. Thirumuttam

Vridhachalam Vridhachalam 22. Kammapuram

23. Umangalam

24. Vridhachalam North

25. Vridhachalam South

26. Mangalam Ko

Tittagudi 27. Tittagudi East

28. Pennadam

29. Tittagudi west

30. Thozhudur

Veppur 31. Veppur

32. Sirupakkam

The Revenue Department at Cuddalore District functions with the following broad objectives:

  1. Providing efficient delivery of services of various Government schemes to the people of Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu.
  2. Providing relief and implementing rehabilitation measures for those affected by Natural Calamities at Cuddalore District.
  3. Functioning as the custodian of Government lands and ensuring proper maintenance of land records for the TN State.
  4. Implementation of Land Reforms and providing land to the needy and eligible persons.

The department serves the needs of farmers, students, unemployed, weaker sections, entrepreneurs and Industry by providing a range of services like issuing a wide range of certificates essential for accessing a host of services and benefits ranging from credit, scholarships, community registration, birth and death registration, legal heir ship, income status, mutations of land records, licences etc.

In addition, Revenue and Disaster Management Department plays a vital role in the conduct of Elections under the superintendence of the Election Commission of India.

Since its inception, Revenue and Disaster Management Department has often taken the lead during crises, be it man-made or natural disasters. Revenue and Disaster Management Department reaches out to all during disasters and plays a critical role in organizing rescue, relief, rehabilitation and resettlement to the needy. The department has since been renamed by the Government of Tamil Nadu as Revenue and Disaster Management Department acknowledging the centrality of the Department in the entire gamut of operations in disaster Management.

Contact Office Address

District Revenue Officer,

Cuddalore 607 001.

Phone: 04142 220492, 230185