Salem City Municipal Corporation

Salem City Municipal Corporation
சேலம் மாநகராட்சி
S.Soundappan, AIADMK
M.Natesan, AIADMK
Corporation Commissioner
District Collector

Salem City Municipal Corporation is a civic body that governs Salem city, India. It consists of a legislative and an executive body. The legislative body is headed by the city mayor while the executive body is headed by a Chief Commissioner. This corporation consist of 60 wards and is headed by a Mayor who presides over a Deputy Mayor and 58 councillors who represent each ward in the city. For administrative purpose the Salem corporation is divided into four zones: Suramangalam, Hasthampatty, Ammapet, and Kondalampatty. Each Zonal Office has its own Zonal Chairman and an Asst.Commissioner to take care of Zonal Activities. The current mayor is S. Soundappan of the AIADMK.[1] and the corporation commissioner is K.R. Selvaraj.


The Salem city became municipality in 1866 as per Town Improvements Act of 1865. The Municipality was upgraded into a special grade Municipality in April 1, 1979. Later, In 1994 June 1 it became Municipal Corporation. Salem City Municipal Limits were further extended by the inclusion of Suramangalam Municipality, Jarikondalampatty Town Panchayat, Kannankurichi Town Panchayat and 21 other Village panchayats[2]


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