e-District, A Brand Wagon for providing the Most Citizen Close Services on the electronic Platform, nearer to them has been launched in the District. The First Urban Centre has come up in the District Collectorate Building itself along with each on at the other Urban administrative Structures like Municipalty etc.


December 26
This Day, We Miss
Today, We Remember

TSUNAMI, The word that was not known here earlier, As India and the world recover from the catastrophic loss of humanity due to the tsunami on 26th December 2004, Nagapattinam which was the worst affected district in India with 6065 confirmed deaths has witnessed non-stop activity in the past one year

In an effort to build on the attractive growth prospects in Tamil Nadu, and the Government's commitment in maintaining the state's position as one of India's most preferred investment destinations, a Global Investors' Meet has been organized on 9th and 10th September, 2015, at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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Gallery of Events, shortly happened in the District
Updation of 65th Republic Day Celebrations of the Nation
Sports Meet on behalf of School Education Department -Prize Distribution
Updation of Agriculture Related Links
  • The coast


    FISHING, Gateway to the Major Economy for the District,The marine based activities forms thebackbone for the Development

  • kodiakkarai


    The Place, where the rare species of the northern pole choose as their best place for breeding and First home for their Generation

  • tharangam padi [tranquebar]


    speaks about the co existance of two highly civilized societies and their concern towards the less Prievileged

  • Vedaranyam


    Deep and Dense Forest that forms favorite Place for many Rare Spicies, the apex of the Cauvery River delta, and marks a nearly right-angle turn in the coastline

A Coastal District of Tamil Nadu, on the eastern coast, Bay of Bengal, 326 K.M, south of the State Capital, Chennai, 145 K.M from Trichy, A middle Town. The District Capital Nagapattinam lies between Northern Latitude 10.7906 degrees and 79.8428 Degrees Eastern Longitude. A District known for its Rich Religious Heritage and Communal Harmony. Nagapattinam district was carved out by bifurcating the Erstwhile composite Thanjavur district on 18.10.1991. Nagappatinam is a unique District with all its historical and cultural significance. This Houses the places of Worship belongs to Major faiths. Nagappattinam is one of the constituents of chola mandalam, acclaimed as the Most prominent among the ancient Tamil Kingdoms. Its salient features more than anything else have contributed to the glory of the cholamandalam.

AGRICULTURE, One of the major economies of the District, contributes a higher share of Rice Production in the State. We have raised so many important agricultural crop in our District. Rice, Groundnut, Pulses, Gingelly, Sugarcane and Cotton.

FISHING, along with Para marine activities like Dry fish ,Prawn farming constitues the second Major economy for the district. The marine ecosystem provides mankind with food, medicines, industrial products and pleasure. Inland Fishing too contributes.

E-SERVICES, A G2C Initiative , as part of the National E Governance Programme, An Any Time , Any Where model of service has been launched for five key sectors including Land, Transport and Local Administration. Many Citizen close services like documents on land, Birth and Death can be had from the portal.

GIS, A Pilot District for the GIS implementation by the State Planning Commission as part of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). An open source Application by NIC provides Geo Information about the District