Chennai Metro Rail

Being the 4th largest city in India with the population of the metropolitan area being about 8 million and vehicular population around 26Lakhs, till date Chennai is being served with the transport systems - Suburban rails, MTRS and MTC buses.

Chennai Metro Rail Limited - incorporated on 03 December 2007 under the Companies Act has now been converted into a Joint Venture of Government of India and Government of Tamil nadu with equal equity holding.

Fort St. George 375

Fort St. George, for the first fortified enclosure of the city was completed on April 23, 1640.This fort was named as St. George, after the patron Saint of England - It was also the day dedicated to this saint.This is the core from which our city grew.

A Special Postal Cover to mark 375 years of Fort St. George has been released today at the Fort Museum witnessed by - Dr S Suresh, INTACH TN Unit, Dr S Lourduswamy, ASI Head, Chennai, Moortheeswari, Head, Fort Museum, ASI.

Greater Chennai

Madrasapattinam or Chennapattinam were the name of old Madras. What was once a small port and trading centre has now become a residential, commercial, industrial and IT hub of South India. The fourth largest metropolitan in the country is developing on a lightning pace. With more and more areas coming under the cover of Chennai, greater importance and fast development is happening in the suburban Chennai.