• Department Head

  • T. Saravanabavanantham
  • Superintending Engineer (BRR and Buildings) & Quality Control
  • Greater Chennai Corporation Ripon Building,Chennai-600003
  • 9445190735/ 25619302     sebrr@chennaicorporation.gov.in

Salient Features Of Buildings Department

  • Buildings Department is the Construction Agency for all the departments of Greater Chennai Corporation.
  • Superintending Engineer is the Head of the Department.
  • The Proposals of various departments of Greater Chennai Corporation, for constructing New Buildings for their usage and are processed in Buildings Department by doing investigation, estimation, tendering .
  • After the tender it will be executed as per their requirements.
  • Apart from this, Additions, Improvement works are also executed for all buildings by Buildings Department.
  • The type of buildings involved are
  • 1. School Buildings,

    2. Office buildings like Divisional/Units/Zonal /Regional Offices,

    3. Health buildings like Urban primary health center, Urban community health center, Burial Grounds, Gasifier /Electrical/LPG Crematorium with equipments,

    4. Child Welfare Centers

    5. Special shelter and

    6. Other buildings like

    a. Auditoriums,

    b. Shopping Complex/Markets,

    c. Fish Markets,

    d. Community Centers/Marriage Halls,

    e. Lorry operational depot,

    f. Dhobhikanas,

    g. Special Shelter

    h. Slaughter Houses, ,

    i. Stadiums

    j. Volley ball court,

    k. Football court,

    l. Badminton court and

    m. Restoration of heritage buildings such as Ripon Building and Victoria Public hall.

  • Along with Capital Budget works of Buildings Department, Building works funded by M.P’s, M.L.A.’s and Self sufficiency schemes (SSS) are also executed by Buildings Department.
  • Commissioner, Greater Chennai Corporation is the Nodal Officer for Chennai District.
  • All MPLAD, MLACD and Self sufficiency schemes (SSS) Schemes, are accounted and monitored by Buildings Department
  • Special Schemes funded by HUDCO, NUHM , NULM, TNUDF, TUFIDCO are also executed by Buildings Department.
  • Superintending Engineer Buildings is the nodal officer for CRRT works.
  • Further the buildings constructed by buildings department are handed over to concern departments/Zones and then comes under usage.
  • The Buildings Department is functioning with one Chief Engineer (Buildings), one Superintending Engineer, one Zonal officer, Four Executive Engineer , Nine Assistant Executive Engineers, Seven Assistant /Junior Engineers.
  • All the Establishment works for building department staffs such as Salaries, pension etc. are also carried out in this Department.