Tirunelveli Corporation was established in 1866 during British rule. It became a municipal corporation in 1994, bringing the Palayamkottai and Melapalayam municipalities, the Thatchanallur town panchayat and eleven other village panchayats within the city limits. The municipal corporation has four zones:
“ Tirunelveli is an ancient city, as evidenced by the findings of archaeological excavations which have been going on since 1840s, in the outskirts of the city in Adichanallur (now under Tuticorin district). Tirunelveli is also called Nellai. ”
Oxford of South India:
- List of Schools in our Corporation.
- List of Arts & Science Colleges .
- List of Professional Colleges (Medical/Engineering/Law).