Tamil Nadu is served by an extensive road network, providing links between urban centres, agricultural market-places and rural areas. [200], In Tamil Nadu, the Government of India is to set up a new Rocket launch pad near Kulasekharapatnam in Thoothukudi district for which the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has begun work. The centenary old Pamban Bridge over sea connecting Rameswaram in Pamban island to the mainland is an engineering marvel. [163] Chennai Port is an artificial harbour situated on the Coromandel Coast and is the second principal port in the country for handling containers. Traditional Tamil grammar consists of five parts, namely eḻuttu, sol, poruḷ, yāppu, aṇi. [189] Coimbatore is the second largest software producer in the state, next to Chennai. In 1578, the Portuguese published a Tamil book in old Tamil script named 'Thambiraan Vanakkam', thus making Tamil the first Indian language to be printed and published. What for the Details you asked? Of Police (Cat.I) 143 142 1 6. Tamil Nadu falls mostly in a region of low seismic hazard with the exception of the western border areas that lie in a low to moderate hazard zone; as per the 2002 Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) map, Tamil Nadu falls in Zones II and III. [223] Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan,[224] Krishnamachari Srikkanth,[225] Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, Sadagoppan Ramesh, Hemang Badani Laxmipathy Balaji,[226] Murali Vijay,[227] Ravichandran Ashwin,[228] Vijay Shankar, Murali Karthik, Washington Sundar, Subramaniam Badrinath, Abhinav Mukund, Dinesh Karthik and T. Natarajan are some prominent cricketers from Tamil Nadu. Nirupama Vaidyanathan, the first Indian women to play in a grand slam tournament also hails from the state. [142] Tamil cinema is one of the largest industries of film production in India. [212] The total installed capacity of electricity in the state by January 2014 was 20,716 MW. Airtel Broadband,[206] Act Broadband[207] BSNL, Hathway[208] and few others are providing high speed Fiber Optic broadband connection in many cities and rural areas across Tamil Nadu. However, in many states IPS officers are appointed Home Secretaries. The term length of the government is five years. Salem Airport, Thoothukudi Airport and Vellore Airport are the domestic airports. Loco sheds are located at Erode, Arakkonam, Royapuram in Chennai and Tondaiyarpet in Chennai, Ponmalai (GOC) in Tiruchirappalli as Diesel Loco Shed. The Vellore mutiny on 10 July 1806 was the first instance of a large-scale mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company, predating the Indian Rebellion of 1857 by half a century. Tamil Nadu has historically been an agricultural state and is a leading producer of agricultural products in India. Tamil Nadu has four international airports, namely Chennai International Airport, Coimbatore International Airport, Tiruchirapalli International Airport and Madurai International Airport. Tamil Nadu IPS Officers: Designation: Name: Number: DGP: Thiru J.K.Tripathy IPS: 044-28448000, 044-28447701: ADGP Law & Order: Dr. K.Jayanth Murali IPS: 044-28447799 The M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is an international cricket ground with a capacity of 50,000 and houses the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. TNPolice CUG Application contains Tamil Nadu Police Personnel CUG mobile numbers. The first of its kind was established in Madras, called "Edison's Grand Cinemamegaphone". [114] The Midday Meal Scheme programme in Tamil Nadu was first initiated by Kamaraj, then it was expanded by M G Ramachandran in 1983. CONTACT NUMBERS (For complaints, kindly use Online Complaint form, mail ids given below are only for official correspondence) [121][122] It is one of the oldest Indian literature amongst all others. In 1969, Madras State was renamed Tamil Nadu, meaning "Tamil country".[68]. Generally the administrative head of the Home Department of a state is an IAS officer in the rank of Additional Chief Secretary or Principal Secretary to State government. The Tamil Nadu Police Force is over 140 years old. Tamil Nadu's sugarcane yield per hectare is the highest in India. Fresh local elections were held and in Tamil Nadu the Congress party captured power defeating the Justice party. So if you want to get a job in Tamil Nadu Department then it is very big opportunity for you. Any way, I just give as I know: From Bottom to Top.1. Each commissionerate has its own individual police force headed by an IPS officer with the designation of Commissioner of Police (CP). Pongal, also called Tamizhar Thirunaal (festival of Tamils) or Makara Sankranti elsewhere in India, a four-day harvest festival is one of the most widely celebrated festivals throughout Tamil Nadu. [5] Tamil Nadu is the most urbanised state in India, and one of the most industrialised states; the manufacturing sector accounts for more than one-third of the state's GDP. His son Aditya I built several temples around the Kanchi and Kumbakonam regions. Sastri, "Noting that the Tamils formed a large chunk of the strength of the INA, Prof. Pfaff, said it was always a moving experience to interact with the INA members from Tamil Nadu.". According to official data, the textile industry in Tamil Nadu accounts for 17 per cent of the total invested capital in all the industries. Kanchan Sinha, Kartikeya in Indian art and literature, Delhi: Sundeep Prakashan (1979). It is the fifth-largest state police force in India (as of 2015, ... A survey conducted by the industry body Assocham ranks Tamil Nadu top among Indian states with about 100 percent gross enrolment ratio (GER) in primary and upper primary education. The present government is headed by Edappadi K. Palaniswami, after the demise of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. The first day, Bhogi Pongal is celebrated by throwing away and destroying old clothes and materials by setting them on fire to mark the end of the old and emergence of the new. Addl. The Tamil Nadu legislative assembly is housed at the Fort St. George in Chennai. [63] Tamils formed a significant percentage of the members of the Indian National Army (INA), founded by Subhas Chandra Bose to fight the British occupation in India. During the 4th to 8th centuries, Tamil Nadu saw the rise of the Pallava dynasty under Mahendravarman I and his son Mamalla Narasimhavarman I. [47] The Pandyas excelled in both trade and literature. The Tamil Nadu Hockey Association is the governing body of hockey in the state. The region was ruled by several empires, including the three great empires – Chera, Chola and Pandyan empires, which shape the region's cuisine, culture, and architecture. [169] Tamil Nadu Agricultural University with its seven colleges and thirty-two research stations spread over the entire state contributes to evolving new crop varieties and technologies and disseminating through various extension agencies. [69] Pamban Island and a group of smaller limestone shoals make up the northern portion of Adam's Bridge, which was formerly a natural bridge linking India with Sri Lanka. [120] The earliest period of Tamil literature, Sangam literature, is roughly dated from ca. [183], Tamil Nadu is one of the highly industrialised states in India. In terms of modern cine-music, Ilaiyaraaja was a prominent composer of film music in Tamil cinema during the late 1970s and 1980s. The Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve established in 1986 is a marine ecosystem with seaweed seagrass communities, coral reefs, salt marshes, and mangrove forests. Among states in India, Tamil Nadu is one of the leaders in livestock, poultry, and fisheries production. Tamil Nadu is the seventh most populous state in India. Zone: Each region is divided into a number of zones, each headed by a. [158] The per capita income in 2007–2008 for the state was ₹72,993 ranking third among states with a population over 10 million and has steadily been above the national average.[159]. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway (part of the Mountain Railways of India) is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site connecting Ooty on the hills and Mettupalayam in the foothills which is in turn connected to Coimbatore. Home Secretary, the administrative head of MHA is an IAS officer in the rank of Secretary to Government of India. Email ID 8 Kancheepuram Dr.A.Jaganathan M.H.O The Designated Officer, Office of the … [135] [197] The major road junctions are Chennai, Vellore, Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Salem, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Karur, Kumbakonam, Krishnagiri, Dindigul and Kanniyakumari. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Coimbatore is a multi-purpose stadium in Coimbatore constructed in 1971 which is used to host I-League football matches. Police ranks are a system of hierarchical relationships in police organizations. They had extensive trade links with the southeast Asian maritime empires of Srivijaya and their successors, as well as contacts, even formal diplomatic contacts, reaching as far as the Roman Empire. The oldest Sangam work we have knowledge of is the Tolkappiyam, a book of Tamil grammar. Tamil Nadu is a land most known for its monumental ancient Hindu temples and classical form of dance Bharata Natyam. Tamil Nadu is mostly dependent on monsoon rains and thereby is prone to droughts when the monsoons fail. The Department is under the administrative control of the Home Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. [146] Swamikannu Vincent, who had built the first cinema of South India in Coimbatore, introduced the concept of "Tent Cinema" in which a tent was erected on a stretch of open land close to a town or village to screen the films. Nawabs of the Carnatic bestowed tax revenue collection rights on the East India Company for defeating the Kingdom of Mysore. It is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Nilgiri Mountains, the Meghamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. The Commissioner of Police is empowered with the powers of an executive magistrate, and functions as such. Tamil Nadu has been a pioneering state of E-Governance initiatives in India. Gregorian 2000 is Thiruvalluvar 2031. Ramachandran Central Railway Station is the gateway for trains towards the north whereas Chennai Egmore serves as the gateway for the south. Pandya Kadungon and Pallava Simhavishnu overthrew the Kalabhras. 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[156], For the year 2014–15 Tamil Nadu's GSDP was ₹9.767 trillion (US$140 billion), and growth was 14.86. It is one of the oldest cantilever bridges still in operation, the double-leaf bascule bridge section can be raised to let boats and small ships pass through the Palk Strait in the Indian Ocean. D.C (A. R, S.P Cat – II) 6 6 0 7. Literacy was widespread and epics such as the Cilappatikaram were written. Sub-inspectors are assisted by assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs), who may also be in charge of chowkies, under them are head constables (senior constables), who lead teams of constables. The state shares a maritime border with the nation of Sri Lanka. From the current 17MW installed solar power, Tamil Nadu state government's new policy aims to increase the installed capacity to 3000MW by 2016. Tamil Nadu also has golf ground in Coimbatore, The Coimbatore Golf Club is an 18-hole golf course located in Chettipalayam in Coimbatore, located within the city limits in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. TAMIL NADU POLICE - CITIZEN PORTAL. Narasimhavarman II built the Shore Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [37], Starting in 300 however, there was a significant drop in Sangam literature. Historians have speculated these rulers were antagonistic towards the astika schools which were dominant in later centuries, which is why later texts always portray their rule in a bad light, if at all. [214] From a power surplus state in 2005–06, Tamil Nadu has become a state facing severe power shortage over the recent years due to lack of new power generation projects and delay in commercial power generation at Kudankulam Atomic Power Project. [119], Tamil written literature has existed for over 2,000 years. According to Ministry of Tourism statistics, 4.68 million foreign (20.1% share of the country) and 333.5 million domestic tourists (23.3% share of the country) visited the state in 2015 making it the most visited state in India both domestic and foreign tourists. Some have attributed this to the Kalabhras, a dynasty which conquered much of Tamilkam during that time. Special Sub- Inspector 5.Sub-Inspector.6. Tamil Nadu is also the home of the double Oscar winner A. R. Rahman[138][139][140] who has composed film music in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, English and Chinese films. ), mirroring the organisation of the state police as a whole. The total cultivated area in the state was 5.60 million hectares in 2009–10. During this final day, Kaanum Pongal – the word kaanum, means 'to view' in Tamil. Still lower at the local level there were clan chiefs called kizhar or mannar. The fall of the Vijayanagara empire and the Chandragiri Nayakas gave the sultanate of Golconda a chance to expand into the Tamil heartland. [100][101] The life expectancy at birth for males is 65.2 years and for females it is 67.6 years. Sastri postulates that there was a live connection between the early Cholas and the Renandu Cholas of the Andhra country. This eventually resulted in the further weakening of the empire; many Nayaks declared themselves independent, among whom the Nayaks of Madurai and Tanjore were the first to declare their independence, despite initially maintaining loose links with the Vijayanagara kingdom. [41], Kallanai or Grand Anicut, an ancient dam built on the Kaveri River in Thanjavur district by Karikala Chola around the 2nd century CE[42][43][44][45], Shore Temple built by the Pallavas at Mamallapuram during the 8th century, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pteridophytes diversity of India ruled small parcels of land under oil palm cultivation, British. 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