- Melagaram Town Panchayat Located 65.00 K.M distance from Thenkasi District.
- Nearest Railway Station Name : Tenkasi , This Railway Station Located 3.00 k.m Distance from melagaram
- Nearest Airport Located in : Tuticorin
- Bus Route Details : : Melagaram - Tenkasi - Tirunelveli - Tuticorin
- MUPPUDATHI AMMAN KOVIL - Ward No : 2 - Street Name - MUPPUDATHI AMMAN KOVIL STREET
- VEERAPANDIAMMAN KOIL - Ward No : 11 - Street Name - COURTALLAM SALAI
- SHENBAGA VINAYAGAR KOIL - Ward No : 5 - Street Name - MIDDLE STREET
|Festival Name||How many Days Celebrated||Which Month Celebrated||No of Peoples Participated||Notified/Non Notified|
|MUPPUDATHI AMMAN KOVIL KODAI||16||JAN||4500||NON-NOTIFIED|
|VEERAPANDIAMMAN KOVIL KODAI||12||APR||3500||NON-NOTIFIED|
|Nearest City Name||Direction||Distance from Town Panchayat|
Melagaram Town Panchayat
INTRODUCTION OF THE TOWN PANCHAYAT
Melagaram Town Panchayat coming under the administrative territory of Tenkasi Taluck, Tirunelveli District. This Town constituted in the year of 1940 Village Panchayat Union. In the year 1977 Director of Town Panchayat Proceeding No. 41/1977 dates: 30.09.1977 constituted as Second Grade Town Panchayat. This Town Panchayat is coming under Ist Grade from the year 1984. In the year 11.6.2004 wide G.O.No.270 Date. 04.06.2004 It as called Special Village Panchayat. Again on 14.7.2006 wide G.O.No.55 date14.07.2006 as Town Panchayat.
In this Town Panchayat Municipal act has been implemented and followed. Total Area of panchayat 6.56 Square of Kilometer. Total 31.180 k.m of roads, Total 15.700 km of Storm water drain, Total 30.50 km pipe lines has been Maintained by town Panchayat.
The ancient temple of Veerapandia Amman koil is situated this town panchayat area limit, between Tenkasi to Courtallam. The Temple of Courtalla Nathar Koil is situated in Courtallam near by 2 km, The Temple of Kasi Viswanathar Koil is situated in Tenkasi near by 1 km, The Temple of Thiruvilanji Kumarasamy Koil is situated in Elanji near by 2 km. The Famous Poetry Courtalla Kuravanj wrote by Thireekudarasappa kaviyarer was born in Melagaram.
This city population is in 1991 Censes 9453, as for 2001 Censes 12897, and 14535 as for 2011, present population is 15000 Total No.of Assessment 5867 Total No.wards 15.
This town has a fairly healthy climate. The maximum temperature normally occurs in the month of may while the minimum temperature in winter occurs in December.
This Town limit 800 acre water Catchments Lake and near the well-known Big lake Paraikulam Lake. So there is no water scarcity in this town. Further to this the town panchayat maintained 10 km pipeline, 3 No. Of OHT, with the help of above Facility the Town Panchayat giving 83 LPCD to the Population.
The town panchayat total area is 6.56 sq.km. 31.180 km of roads has been maintained by town panchayat out of which 26.860 km BT Road, 4.320 km. CC Road 1.000 km earthen Road.
This town is very near to Courtallam. During the Raining Season June to August the Floating population is 10,000 people passed this area this town daily waste Generate by Head is around 0.3 grams. Total collection of waste is 1.500 MT.