Administration Of Ramanathapuram

Ramanathapuram District is a municipality. After moving the district headquarter from Madurai to Ramanathapuram, the town is upward. The gauge conversion of this district from Madurai to Rameswaram and from Trichy to Rameswaram connects the town of all major Indian cities. It is one of the larger districts in Tamil Nadu. Later some of the portions are removed to create Sivaganga district. Here the river Vaigai enters the Big Tank (called Periya Kanmaai) and the water is utilized for the purpose of agriculture. It is claimed that the river water does not reach the sea. It also has many ponds providing the needs of the populace. Another interesting thing is Former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam attended Schwartz Higher Secondary School, Ramanathapuram.