The Cantonment Board St.Thomas Mount cum Pallavaram established in the year 1774, is the second oldest Cantonment in the country. It is located 18kms away from the Central Railway Station. The total area of Cantonment is 2918.67 acres. It is basically divided in to three locations namely St.Thomas Mount, Meenambakkam andPallavaram. It comprises of some prominent places like the St.Thomas Mount itself, which is a sacred place of Christians where St.Thomas, who was one the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, who was martyred in this Mount, the Anna International Airport, and the Officers Training Academy, the only Army Training Institution in the country to offer training to Short Service Commission
""Energizing its best efforts and resources to realize its mission and objective. To offer the best possible civic amenities to its citizens and make the cantonment clean and green with healthy environment for the citizens. Explore more possibilities with the use of technology and also the use of alternate solar energy."
Harsha H.E, Chennai Cantonment" Harsha H.E, Chennai Cantonmentசென்னை கண்டோன்மெண்ட் चेन्नई छावनी