Top Officers

Tmt. Meenakshi Vijayakumar

Joint Director,
Northern Region,
Addition Director - Administration (Incharge)

P. Saravanakumar

Joint Director,
Western Region,

G. Sathyanarayanan

Joint Director,
STC - Tambaram,
Deputy Director (Incharge), Northwestern Region, Vellore

N. Vijayakumar


S. Kalyana Kumar

Deputy Director,
Salem Region,

Organizational Setup

One Director (Head of the Department – at Chennai)

Two Additional Directors at Administration, Headquarters, Chennai and Operation & Training, Headquarters, Chennai.

Three Joint Directors at State Training Centre, Northern Region, Chennai and Western Region, Coimbatore

Four Deputy Directors (at Headquarters, Vellore, Thiruchirapalli, and Madurai)

Thirty Four District Officers (at all District Headquarters) and One District Officer at State Training Centre, Tambaram, Chennai

Staff Strength | Fire Station List | Recruitment Details

Training Facilities

A fully modern Training centre is situated near Tambaram in Chennai, which is on par with the National Fire Service College at Nagpur. Built at a cost of over Rs.4.00 Crores.

The training centre has all the latest training facilities including dormitories, mess etc. It can train about 100 persons at a time. Training is being imparted to the personnel of this Department as well as Fire Service personnel from other States and to persons in Public Sector Undertakings. The training programme will also be held for training members of the general public.

To avail the services of this facility, please get in touch with

Joint Director (Training),
State Training Centre,
Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services,
No. 100, G.S. T. Road, (Near Sanatorium),
Tambaram, Chennai-47
Phone : 044 – 22418025

Communication Wing

The Fire Tenders of the Department are fitted with VHF sets so as to be in touch with the Control Room and reach the scene of fire quickly. All the District Head Quarters are linked to the State Head Quarters by HF sets. WalkieTalkie sets are also available. There is a separate Communication Wing headed by an Assistant Divisional Fire Officer to take care of the communication requirement.

Staff Welfare

The Government is committed to the welfare of its personnel. There is a fund called the Tamil Nadu Fire Service Benevolent Fund from which money is given to the persons needing them. Family Benefit Scheme and Group Insurance Scheme are also available to those who sustain injuries during fire fighting and other operations. A sum of Rs.1,00,000 is given to those who die in action and employment is also given to the members of the family on compassionate grounds if an employee happens to die in harness. Food articles are given at subsidised rates to the members of the force.

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