A Brief on the city:

Chennai is the capital city of the State of Tamil Nadu. In spite of being the capital of a Tamil speaking State, it has emerged as cosmopolitan city playing an important role in the historical, cultural and intellectual development of India,  In addition, it holds out an interesting fare of South Indian architecture, music, dance, drama, sculpture and other arts and crafts.


Major Central/State Universities in Chennai comprises of

1. Anna University
2. Madras University
3. Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University
4. Tamil Nadu Open University
5. Tamil Nadu Teacher Education University
6. Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R.Medical University
7. Tamilnadu Physical Education and Sports University
8. Tamilnadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University

Culture and Tourism:

When it comes to hospitality and traditional food, Chennai beats many of the cities easily. As serving food is seen as an utmost pious deed in the entire South India, get ready to experience unforgettable moments while dining in the land of Chennai. They serve number of traditional foodstuffs including sambar, dosa, idli, rasam, coconut chutney, dry curry and kootu etc with steamed rice on banana leaf, which is the traditional way of dining in Chennai. The city has multiple variants of cuisines for vegan as well as for non-vegetarians. Do not forget to taste the rich Tamilian filtered coffee. Read More

Important Contact Address ICCR:

Name & Designation Address Contacts
Regional Director/ Officer No. 15, First Floor, Second Main Road, Karpagam Gardens, Adyar
Chennai - 600 020 Tamil Nadu
Ph: 044-24460766, 044-24460767 044-24912922– (PD)
044-24460768 (Fax) 9940091513 (Sh. Ayyanar)
E-mail: rochennai[dot]iccr[at]gov[dot]in; iccrchennai[at]bsnl[dot]in
FRRO Chennai, No. 26 ShastriBhawanAnnexe Building
26 Haddows Road, Nungabakkam,
04423454970 (Direct),
04428251721(Help Desk For Queries,
Timings 0600 hrs to 2200 hrs
Email: frrochn[at]nic[dot]in, chiochn[at]nic[dot]in