A Coastal District of Tamil Nadu, on the eastern coast, Bay of Bengal, 326 K.M, south of the State Capital, Chennai, 145 K.M from Trichy, A middle Town. The District Capital Nagapattinam lies between Northern Latitude 10.7906 degrees and 79.8428 Degrees Eastern Longitude. A District known for its Rich Religious Heritage and Communal Harmony. Nagapattinam district was carved out by bifurcating the Erstwhile composite Thanjavur district on 18.10.1991. Nagappatinam is a unique District with all its historical and cultural significance. This Houses the places of Worship belongs to Major faiths. Nagappattinam is one of the constituents of chola mandalam, acclaimed as the Most prominent among the ancient Tamil Kingdoms. Its salient features more than anything else have contributed to the glory of the cholamandalam.

AGRICULTURE, One of the major economies of the District, contributes a higher share of Rice Production in the State. We have raised so many important agricultural crop in our District. Rice, Groundnut, Pulses, Gingelly, Sugarcane and Cotton.

FISHING , along with Para marine activities like Dry fish ,Prawn farming constitues the second Major economy for the district. The marine ecosystem provides mankind with food, medicines, industrial products and pleasure.

GIS, A Pilot District for the GIS implementation by the State Planning Commission as part of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). An open source Application by NIC provides Geo Information about the District

E-SERVICES, A G2C Initiative , as part of the National E Governance Programme, An Any Time , Any Where model of service has been launched for five key sectors including Land, Transport and Local Administration. Many Citizen close services like documents on land, Birth and Death can be had from the portal.

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