The district administration has also introduced an entirely new mode of receiving petitions through SMS / MMS in association with BSNL and NIC, Tamil Nadu. The SMS / MMS petitions sent are received at a dedicated email address.
In this email address, ‘ m ’ stands for Mobile, ‘ a ‘stands for Arasu (meaning ‘ Government ’ in Tamil) and ‘ tlr ‘ stands for the 3-letter district code of the district. BSNL has offered its SMS services through the number 54373. When a SMS is sent following the procedure below, Since its introduction in November 2007, over 900 SMS / MMS petitions have been received and disposed of by various departments in the district.
How To Send Petitions through SMS?
This innovative method of receiving petitions from general public through SMS using their mobile phones is the FIRST of its kind in the entire State. The petitioner has to key in the message in the following format.
where TLR is the short name of the district and BC represents the type of request namely, Birth Certificate. Similarly, DC represents Death Certificate, IC represents Income Certificate, GP represents Grievance Petition and etc.
Type of Service
SMS Sending Method
TLR BC Date_of_Birth Baby_Name Place_of_Birth Parents_Name_and_Address
TLR DC Date_of_Death Deceased_Name Place_of_Death_and_Address
TLR CC Petitioner_Address_and_Community
TLR RC Petitioner_Residence_Address
TLR IC Petitioner_Address_and_Income_Details
TLR PC Pattadharar_Address_and_Land_Details(Village_Name, Survey_Number/Subdivision_Number and Patta_Number
TLR GP Petitioner_Name_and_Address_and_Grievance_Details