Friday, March 28, 2014

Angamali-A Fast Developing Satellite Town

Angamali  is a well-known municipality in Ernakulam  district in Kerala. It is a fast developing satellite town of Kochi.and is situated 33 km north of Ernakulam.It was Started as a Panchayat in May 1952  and later was raised to a municipality in April 1978.Angamali is also a Legislative Assembly constituency in Ernakulam district.It is considered to be  one of the fastest growing towns in Kerala.
                Angamaly is fully equipped with all means of transport.Kochin International Air-Port is situated near by.All major trains stops at Angamaly railway station.It serves as a major connecting point for people from the eastern side of the district to the rest of the country.Kanyakumari to Salem National Highway passes through Angamaly.Manjaly thodu  which flows through Angamaly was a major waterway and is a part of the new National Waterways programme and is getting developed.
                                                We can see many  cultural and devotional centers in Angamali. There are famous hospitals, and educational institutions which are running very successfully.  Angamaly has a state-owned industrial estate at its southern end which has numerous renowned factories. Kerala State Bamboo Corporation Ltd. has its headquarters at Angamaly. There are several small-scale cracker manufacturing units in the surrounding areas.Kalady,the birthplace of Adi Sri Sankara is only 7 kilometers from here,and the Sanskrit University is  situated here.

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