- Mohanur Town Panchayat Located 18.00 K.M distance from Namakkal District.
- Nearest Railway Station Name : Mohanur , This Railway Station Located 1.00 k.m Distance from mohanur
- Nearest Airport Located in : Trichy
- Bus Route Details : : Namakkal to Trichy
- Sri Asalatheebeswarar Temple - Ward No : 9 - Street Name - Agraharam
- Sri Kalyana Prasanna Venkateswara Temple - Ward No : 9 - Street Name - Agraharam
- Sri Blathandayuthapani Temple - Ward No : 1 - Street Name - Rasikumaripalayam Street
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In the history
of Mohanur, at first it is called as “Mugavanur” because it is situated in West
of Chola Region and so it seems to be a face of Chola Region. Mugavan (face) + Urr (Town) = Mugavanur. Later it becomes “Mohanur “ and still possess
the same. The songs of the Kongu Region
are the proof of this town. In “Moover Devaram” the bank of river Cauvery of
this town is stated beautifully as “Kongu Thenkumari”. Because of the river Cauvery the land is so
fertile. Agriculture is the backbone of
The main cultivation
of crops are Paddy, Sugarcane, Plantain, Green Petal and Korai crops. These things are sent to various places not
only in Tamil Nadu but also to Karnataka, Andhra and other
In this town the founder of “kalkandu” Newspaper,
Tamilvanan lived here and “Siledai
Chittar”, ayya K.V.Jaganathan was
grown up here. Also the famous “Namakkal
Kavignar V.Ramalingam” was born here who called as ‘Sudhesikavi’ is a glory of
Geographical Features: Climate
This town experience a medium
temperature. It experience a very high
temperature during the months of April, May and June. It gets rainfall from both South-West Monsoon and
North-East Monsoon. The rainfall may be
heavy during the months of August and November.
Mohanur is situated on the banks of river
Cauvery. It is located at a distance of
70 kilo meters South of Salem.
a Selection Grade Town Panchayat, is located in the South West Part of Namakkal
District and is between Namakkal and
Mohanur Town Panchayat was constituted on 1961 as Ist Grade
Town Panchayat and further it was upgraded to Selection Grade from 1983
and functioning as such till date. The
extent of the Town Panchayat is 3.00 Sq.K.M.
The population of the Town Panchayat is 16313 as per 2011 census,
consisting 7992 men and 8321 women.
The town was delimited to 15
Administration wards. The Urban local
Body elections were held on 19.10.2011 for the posts of Chairman and 15 wards Town
Panchayat council is the Political arm of the Town Panchayat consists of 15
elected councillors each representing a ward.
The Chairman heads Town Panchayat council which performs its duties as
per the provisions of the District Municipalities Act 1920. The Political wing provides direction to the
Town Panchayat and performs its functions through a set of committees
constituted for different purposes.
wing is responsible for day to day operations of the Town Panchayat and is
headed by the Executive Officer. The
Executive Officer is the Administrative head of the Town Panchayat functional
Panchayat consists of five functional departments. Each department consists of Head who reports
to the Executive Officer and functions as per the responsibilities prescribed
in the Act and as delegated by the Executive Officer.
Establishment, Accounts, Records, Correspondence, Treasury
Works, Water supply, Operations and maintenance
Preventive Health care, Conservancy, Vital Statistics
Billing and collection of taxes, charges and fees
Panchayat council has adopted citizen’s charter for its various functions and
to provide efficient and prompt civil services to the citizens. According to the content of the charter, the
Town Panchayat functions are transparent, accountable and responsiveness to the
citizens of the town.
Name of the Town
Type of Urban Local Body
Class/ Grade of the Urban Local Body
Current Administrative Area
3.00 Sq. K.M
Current Estimated Population 2011
The important Major District Roads connecting
The ‘C’ Class
Town Panchayat Bus stand is having 10 Nos of bus bays in an area of 4795 Sq.Mt.
In this Bus Stand there are 21 Nos of Route Buses, 31 Nos of
Town Buses & Mini buses are plying. Bus facilities are available to
various places from this town.
The Town is situated on plain and fertile
lands sloping from North to South towards Cauvery river. This town experience a medium
temperature. It experience a very high
temperature during the months of April, May and June. It
gets rainfall from both South-West Monsoon and North-East Monsoon. The rainfall may be heavy during the months
of August and November.
In and around Mohanur,
the soil is black due to alluvial deposits with red sub-soil. The soils are generally black clay or black
loam, black sand, loamy and red sand or gravel.
The red sandy soils are equal to loans in productivity.