The entire land of Tamil Nadu is split into 9 Registration Zones and each zone is headed by a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Registration. The names of nine Registration Zones are Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Madurai, Salem, Tanjore, Tirunelveli, Trichy and Vellore. Among all nine zones, Chennai Zone, Thiyagaraja Nagar SRO, Chennai Registration Village and street name G N Chetty Road, Usman Road has the highest guideline value of Rs.16,750 per sq ft. Tanjore Zone, Mayiladuthurai Revenue District, Seerjazhi SRO, Thennampattinam Revenue Village, Thennampattinam Guideline Village and Seerkazhi Revenue Taluka is ranked as ninth (last) which has lowest guideline value of Rs.7 per sqft and generates low revenue in property transactions. Chennai Zone is considered as a high revenue generating zone.
The maximum property guideline value in Salem Zone Registration Department is Rs.4020 per square feet which comes under SRO Salem West Joint – 1, registration village name Ward-B and L, the street names are Breets Road, Cherry Road, Bazaar Road, Chinnakadai Veedhi, Atroram Street etc. These lands are classified as Commercial Special Type – 1 that has the highest value in the surroundings.
The minimum guideline value in Salem Zone is Rs.100 sq ft which comes under SRO Ayothiyapattinam, registration village name Ayothiyapattnam and the street names are Adupukkal Kaadu Ward-5, Erikadu Ward-6, Paavai Ammal Thottam Ward-5, Sarathy High Tech City, Karuppankardu Ward-6 etc.
The total application received (316425) and approved (314188) in all five district registration offices in Dharmapuri – 47057 (46633), Krishnagiri – 84647 (84145), Namakkal – 70194 (69653), Salem East – 49750 (49453) and Salem West – 64777 (64304) respectively. The total application received (2655) and approved (2647) from business with female owners in Dharmapuri – 197 (197), Krishnagiri – 654 (651), Namakkal – 771 (768), Salem East – 4464 (463) and Salem West – 569 (568) which was mentioned in Land Registration Dashboard.
The PWD officials also revised the guideline value of important roads and areas. According to sources between 2012 and 2017, the guideline value of Breets Road, and Cheery Road was Rs.6000 per sq ft. Now, it has been reduced to Rs.4020 per sq ft from 9 June 2017 which was displayed in the registration website. The officials also increased the guideline value adjoining these streets.
Salem Zone of Registration Department consists of five District Registration Offices and 61 SRO’s. The guideline value in six municipalities namely Salem City Municipal Corporation, Edappadi, Attur, Mettur, Narasingapuram, Tharamangalam and Edanganasalai has been increased from 9 June 2017.
Salem district covers almost 5237 sq km. It has four Revenue divisions namely, Salem, Attur, Mettur and Sangakiri. Among all these four divisions Salem division generates more revenue through property transactions and the number of land registration applications processed is quite high. It has 665 revenue villages with 20314 streets. The total Revenue blocks in this zone is 21. The names are Salem, Veerapandi, Thalaivasal, Gangavalli, Panamarathupatti, Ayothiapattinam, Valapady, Yercaud, Attur, Pethanaickenpalayam, Nangavalli, Mecheri, Kolathur, Omalur, Tharamangalam, Kadayampatti, Sankagiri, Magudanchavadi, Konganapuram, Edappadi and Veppampoondi.
This district consists of 33 towns and 640 revenue villages. It was ranked as 8th in terms of the highest population among all other districts.
Salem Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Registration,
Integrated Building Complex, Kumaragiri Bypass Road,
Near Kailash manasarovar CBSE School,
Near Udayapatti Power House,
Ammapet, Salem – 636 014.