Social Defence Department, Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is a pioneer State in launching programmes to protect and promote the welfare of children. Children are the future of any nation, hence their well being should be of primary concern. With a view to provide services to the children, especially those in difficult circumstances, the Government of Tamil Nadu enacted a legislation way back in 1920 for the first time in the history of the country.

The legislation was called as the “Tamil Nadu Children Act 1920″. However, the history of reformation and rehabilitation of abandoned, neglected, destitute and delinquent children in Tamil Nadu can be traced back to the year 1887, when the first Reformatory School was started in Chengalpattu.

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Regional Passport Office, Chennai

Regional Passport Office (RPO) was established in George Town in Chennai (formerly Madras) in the year 1955. In the year 1966, it was shifted to the Govt. owned premises of Shastri Bhavan located at 26, Haddows Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600 006, where a number of other Central Govt. Offices are also located.

Initially, RPO, Chennai was catering to the needs of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry in addition to the neighbouring States of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In 1976 separate passport offices for these three states were established. In the year 1983, RPO, Chennai was again bifurcated and a separate office was established at Trichy with its own jurisdiction. Regional Passport Office, Chennai is primarily responsible for issuance of Indian Passports to the Citizens of India who are residing within its jurisdictional area.

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Police Training College, Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Police Academy, an ISO 9002-2001 certified institution, is dedicated to being a world-class police training institution encouraging the highest standards of performance, adopting the latest training technologies, employing best practices in policing and enhancing the quality of training to achieve excellence in both substance and methods of delivery.

Its mission is to train police personnel with the highest level of professional standards and to provide the state of Tamil Nadu with skilled police officers who are conscientious, knowledgeable, competent and responsive to the needs of the public.

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Overseas Manpower Corporation

Indias wealth of human resources puts it in an enviable position. Specially because the quality of the resources available is very high. That there is a perennial demand for qualified Indians, irrespective of socio-political factors, is of no surprise.

The Government of Tamilnadu realized the multiple advantages in meetings this demand. More Indians working abroad would mean greater inflow of foreign exchange, improvement in the quality of life of the families of such Indians and a step towards solving ever-growing unemployment problem. Also there is a large number of Indians aspiring to work abroad.

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National Informatics Center, Tamil Nadu

National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Department of Information Technology, Government of India, is providing eGovernance support to Central Government, State Governments, UT Administrations, Districts and other Government bodies. It offers a wide range of ICT services including Nationwide Communication Network (NICNET) for decentralised planning, improvement in Government services and wider transparency of national and local Governments.

NIC Headquarters is based in New Delhi. At NIC Headquarters, a large number of Application Divisions exist which provide total Informatics Support to the Ministries and Departments of the Central Government.

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MAWS, Tamil Nadu

The present Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department came in to being in Secretariat in year 1916 in the name ‘Local and Municipal Department’ . It comprised of Local, Municipal, Plague, Medical and Legislative Branches.

This enormous increase in the urban population has placed tremendous responsibility on the Government to provide civic services of a high order so as to maintain and improve the quality of urban life. Apart from planning the growth of the urban centres, Government have to seriously consider arresting the degradation of urban environment due to the increasing pressure of the population so that the urban areas do not degenerate into urban slums.

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Highways Department, Tamil Nadu

Government of Tamil Nadu has the unique distinction of creating a separate Highways Department as early as in 1946 exclusively to attend to “Roads and Bridges” in the State. It was a part of Public Works Department earlier but is now a separate and distinct Department with eleven Chief Engineers and support Engineering staff. The newly formed Secretariat under the Secretary, Highways Department came into being in 1996.

The objectives of the department are to maintain and improve the roads under the control of the Government, and to provide all weather road connectivity to rural habitations. Tamil Nadu was the forerunner in bringing out a standard specifications for the roads and bridges in the year 1954. The Department is also in-charge of improvement and maintenance of National Highways in the State.

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Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu

Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (ELCOT) is a wholly owned Government of Tamil Nadu Undertaking, registered under the Indian Companies Act(1956). ELCOT is the nodal agency for Information and Communication Technology projects for the Government of Tamilnadu.

With a grand vision to make Tamilnadu the premier IT destination in India, ELCOT excels in three broad areas, namely, IT promotion for the State of Tamilnadu, IT procurement for the Government of Tamilnadu and e-Governance excellence within Tamilnadu.

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Directorate of Special Village Panchayats

Tamil Nadu is the first State to have introduced a classification in the status of local bodies as Town Panchayat, which was planned as a transitional body between Rural and Urban Local Bodies.

The Town Panchayats were conferred with individual administrative powers and unique functional characters have been in existence for over a century. The Town Panchayats adopt well devised accounting and auditing procedures and the service delivery to the public has been better.
Town Panchayats are under the administrative control Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department, at Govt. level.

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