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Public Relations Officer
Room No.17, Ground Floor
District Collectorate
Nagapattinam 611 003

Tourism Plays a Key Economy for the District even though Agriculture and Fishing are the Major ones. Shrines, Places of Hindu Faith, Mosques forms the Spiritual Tourism for the district. Annual Festivals and functions marks glory of the Year. Heritages like Tarangam padi Fort, Poompuhar speaks of the rich civilization of this land. 

It is one of the most important seats of Sakthi. The temple, Lord Siva had annihilated Yama, the God of death and destruction to save the life of Markandeya and bestowed immortality on him. Inside the precincts of the temple of Arulmigu Amerthakadeswarar is located the temple of Shri Abirami Amman Temple. 

One of the major economies of the District, Agriculture 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. 

ThisImage fort was a busy trade centre till 1845 AD when the Danes handed over the fort to the English.This fort was declared as a protected monument by the Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamilnadu in 1977 AD.The Danes constructed fortifications on the coast at Tranquebar. This was the only busy trade centre on the Coromandal coast for the Danes. It was used as a Public Works Department Travellers Bungalow for government servants and colonials till 1977 AD. 

Information & Public Relations Department

Communication form a vital part of the Information and Public Relations Department. The District Information and Public Relations offices disseminate information relating to the welfare schemes and activities of the Government besides creating awareness among the people through print and electronic media.

The District Information and Public Relation offices release Government press releases and photographs to media, organize video shows in places where people throng in large numbers, press conferences and publicity through local cable TV Channels, Government functions, multi-media Campaigns and mini-exhibitions besides maintaining memorials.

With a view to facilitate the work of the Information and Public Relations offices in the districts, the district offices have been upgraded with necessary infrastructure.

This office is headed by a Public Relations Officer, along with an Adddional Officer and a Media Personnel and Human Resource to support administrative functions of the office.Special Media Centres would be setup during key events like Mansoon Periods, Election and part of Disaster Management exercises. This office also executes awareness campaigns at public Places and at remote Locations, taking Government activities and other Public Information closer to citizens. This also plays key role in taking health information specially during periods of mass sufferings and Seasonal outbreaks. It also coordinates with other Private Players/Stake Holders in Media, helps scaling better Reach of Information.


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