Administration in Vellore

Vellore is the administrative headquarters of Vellore district. For proper administration, third-grade Municipality was constituted in the year 1866 under Town Improvement Act, 1865. It was upgraded to first-grade in 1947, selection-grade in 1970 and became a full-fledged Corporation on 1st August, 2008. This civic body is bestowed with governance and administration in Vellore city.

Wards in Vellore Municipal Corporation

There are 60 wards in Vellore Municipal Corporation. Each ward comprises of an elected councillor who enjoy legislative powers. This legislative body has an elected Mayor at the helm. Deputy Mayor assists the Mayor. Municipal Commissioner is the executive head under whom various departments function.

The Municipal Corporation supervises and adjudicates general administration, revenue services, public health, planning of the city, engineering and information technology.

Vellore City Municipal Corporation,
Officers Line,Vellore - 632001, Vellore District.
Phone:  0416 - 2220578, 2215456, 2215645

Mayor of Vellore City Municipal Corporation

803, Bajanai Koil Street , Kangeyanallur, Vellore
Phone: 9443326684 

Deputy Mayor
Mayor of Vellore City Municipal Corporation
165, Govindaraj Nagar, Arani
Road, Bagayam, Vellore
Phone: 2256176, 2223976, 9443223651

Political Affairs in Vellore

Vellore Lok Sabha Constituency had 6 Assembly constituencies prior to 2009. However, after delimitation in 2009, it includes Anaicut, Gudiyatham, Vellore, Kilvazhithunaiankuppam, Vaniyambadi and Ambur.

E-Governance in Vellore

You can avail of on-line citizen services for downloading forms, receive certificates, view tenders, pay your bills and even acquaint yourself with the functioning of various departments - all from the comfort of your home. It renders accountability and transparency in the working of diverse departments.

Know more about e-governance in Vellore

Tamil Nadu Police in Vellore

Law and Order in Vellore

Tamil Nadu Police is always vigilant in maintaining peace, law and order in Vellore. There are four police stations in the city which include one all-women police station. You can even register a complaint online! Police personnel are trained to address internet frauds, ensure the safety of women and children and patrol commercial and residential areas and preserve harmony among people. The police upholds social justice and human rights but strives to take strict action against law offenders.

Vellore Jail and District Court

The Central Jail in Vellore was established in 1867 and is the largest Jail in Vellore district. Weaving is the main industry carried out by convicts here who weave table cloths, carpets, clothes, choir mats etc. Skills such as shoe making, carpentry, brass work, tent making etc. The sub-jail attached to this central prison houses under-trial prisoners or those kept in remand.


Vellore District Court, Sathuvachari, Vellore
Regional Transport Office Road
Near Indian Overseas Bank
Sathuvachari, Vellore- 632009
Phone: (0416) 2254768

State Government Offices for Administration

Deputy Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)
4,Fort Round Road,Vellore-632 001
: 2223947

District Employment Office
19-20 Arcot Road, Kagithapattarai, Vellore-632 012
Phone: 2220042

District Sports Officer
Government Nethaji Stadium,Vellore-632 001
Phone: 2221721
Assistant Director of Ex-Servicemen Welfare,
DSSA Board, Fort Round Road,Vellore-632 001
Phone: 2220432
National Highways
B-Block, Collectorate, Sathuvachari, Vellore-632 006
Phone: 2252503

Regional Deputy Director (District Industrial Centre)
Industrial Estate,Gandhi Nagar, Vellore-632 006
Phone: 2242413
Superintendent (Central Prison)
Thorapadi,Vellore-632 002
Phone: 2220003
Superintendent (Presidency Jail for Women)
Bagayam,Vellore-632 002
Phone: 2266035
District Judge
Court Building, Sathuvachari,Vellore-632 009
Phone: 2253068
Chief Judicial Magistrate cum-Addl.District Judge
Court Building, Sathuvachari,Vellore-632 009
Phone: 2253078

Labour Officer
6,Post Office Street,
Krishna Nagar,Vellore-632 001
Phone: 2220913
Joint Director of Medical Services,
Government Pentland Hospital,
Kosapet, Vellore-632 001
Phone: 2220220
Regional Deputy Director of Municipal Admn.
10,Sarathy Nagar, Kagithapattarai,Vellore-632 012
Phone: 2220807

Regional Transport Officer,
Phase-II, T.N.Housing Board,
Vellore-632 009
Phone: 2252040

District Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Officer,
Collectorate Building,
Sathuvachari,Vellore-632 009
Phone: 2253012

Assistant Director of Town Panchayat,
Collectorate Building,
Sathuvachari,Vellore-632 009
Phone: 2252122
Joint Registrar of Co-op Societies,
Collectorate Campus, Sathuvachari,
Vellore-632 009
Phone: 2253086

Deputy Inspector of Factories,
Arni Road, Sainathapuram,
Vellore-632 001
Phone: 2261030
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