Desur Town Panchayat

Town Profile

  1. Desur Town Panchayat Located 75.00 K.M distance from Thiruvannamalai District.
  2. Nearest Railway Station Name : Thindivanam , This Railway Station Located 36.00 k.m Distance from desur
  3. Nearest Airport Located in : Chennai
  4. Bus Route Details : : Vandavasi to Kanchipuram
  1. Kasi Viwanatha Temple - Ward No : 10 - Street Name - Thellar Mazhaiyur Salai (w)
  2. Rengugammal Temple - Ward No : 1 - Street Name - Thellar Mazhaiyur Salai (E)
  3. Adhikesva Perumal Temple - Ward No : 6 - Street Name - Chinna Kadi Street
  4. Angalaprameeswai Temple - Ward No : 10 - Street Name - Thellar Mazhaiyur Salai (w)
Festival Name How many Days Celebrated Which Month Celebrated No of Peoples ParticipatedNotified/Non Notified
Maga Siva Rathiri1FEB500NON-NOTIFIED
Nearest City Name Direction Distance from Town Panchayat
ChennaiEast121.00 K.m
ThiruvannamalaiWest75.00 K.m
VelloreNorth85.00 K.m
VillupuramSouth92.00 K.m





The Desur  Town Panchayat is one of the Second Grade Town panchayat in Thiruvannamalai District.  The main occupation in this Town is agriculture. The town is located 75 kms away from the  Thiruvannamalai District 2 kms away from the 2 kms away from the famous Seeyamangalam Kuka Koil Sivan Temple located in Desur. In this town panchayat 84 no. of Sodium Vapour Lights, 68 no. of. CFL & 225 no. 34of Tube Lights, 2  nos of Highmast light  is well maintained.

Desur  Town Panchayat has total administration over 1620 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Vandavasi  Taluk  is also one of the assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu.

Demographic & Geographic of Desur  Town Panchayat

As of 2011 India census  had a population of 4599 Female.

History of the District:

Desur  Town Panchayat is situated in Tiruvannamalai District . The famous historical temple Arunachaleswarar is situated in Tiruvannamalai  which is well known temple of Tamilnadu. It is famous due to the pilgrims girivalam on full moon days of every month towards  a distance of 75  km around the Arunachaleswarar  temple .

            The Cheyyar  is situated in Tiruvannamalaia District at a distance of 22 km from Tiruvannamalai towards south side.       Cheyyar River is another river which is starting from west side hills of Tiruvannamalai District.

Environmental Management (SWM)

In Desur Town Panchayat  9 Public Health workers and one Sanitary supervisor is engaged in the field of public health to maintain the public health.  For public health purpose one Tractor with Tipper engaged to collect the garbages and solid waste generated in the town panchayat area.  The above mentioned vehicle are used to collect the garbages daily in Kalyana Mandabam, Schools, Bus Stops, Temples  and other important public areas.  The collected garbages are segregated and sent to the compost yard.

The door to door solid waste collection was started from December 2002 and done in 11 wards out of 12 wards daily by Pushcarts with the help of women SHG group.  The plastic garbages are collected separately and stock at this compost yard.   The drainages are cleaned once in week by the sanitary workers.  Power spraying is done using baytex and other mosquito killing minerals, once in 15 days in all town panchayat areas

            Solid waste collected from door to door is segregated in the compost yard and Bio degradable Solid waste are made natural manure for agriculture purpose .Other solid waste plastics glass etc are sold for recycling purpose. The natural manure produced is sold at rate of Rs.1/- kg for the agriculture purpose .Thus the solid waste management scheme is functioning profitable manner in this Town Panchayat.

The Town Panchayat is have its own  compost park which is situated in                            survey No.29/ 3A1A at an   1.00 acres.  The Town Panchayat obtained No Objection to above site from Tamilnadu pollution Control Board.

In Desur  Town Panchayat  MagaSivarathiri Festival there is a grand festival is celebrated every year February Month in this temple. During that time nearly 4000 peoples of this surrounding area gathered at this temple.  

Soild Waste Management (SWM) Profile:

            Desur  Town Panchayat consist of 12 wards. The whole town consist of 51 streets covered under this solid waste collecting system. In that area daily from 6 am to 9.30 am the garbages are collected door to door by women’s SHG by Pushcarts. Nearly 0.8 ton garbages collected daily by Pushcart and tractors which is used in  public health work.  The collected garbages are segregated  as Bio degradable garbages and non Bio degradable garbages daily in the compost yard from 2pm to 5pm. The Bio degradable solid waste are kept in tubs in the solid waste management shed and it is made natural manure after period of 60 to 70 days with proper method of converting as compost. Now the entire operation of converting solid waste compost done in this tubs properly .


         As  per  the Tamil Nadu  Panchayat  Act, 1994, the Town Panchayat Executive Officer may at his discretion on application by the owner or by the occupier of  any  building arrange  to supply water through House Service  Connections

          Desur Town Panchayat has framed a separate water supply bye-law for adoption by the consumer incorporating various terms and conditions.  The total number of house service  connections in a Desur  Town Panchayat area is restricted to the sanctioned capacity of water supply scheme in force in a Town Panchayat.