Edakkidom

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Edakkidom
ഇടയ്ക്കിടം
village
Edakkidom is located in Kerala
Edakkidom
Edakkidom
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°57′0″N 76°44′0″E / 8.95000°N 76.73333°E / 8.95000; 76.73333Coordinates: 8°57′0″N 76°44′0″E / 8.95000°N 76.73333°E / 8.95000; 76.73333
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Panchayat Kareepra
Block Kottarakara
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Distance from Kollam 21 kilometres (13 mi) north
Distance from Ezhukone 3 kilometres (1.9 mi)

Edakkidom is a village in Kollam district in the Indian state of Kerala, located about 21 km (13 mi) north of Kollam city.

The main attraction is Thettikkunnil Mahadevi Temple and Munnur Sri Endilayappan Temple.

Distance from nearest known places[edit]

geography[edit]

[[ഇടയ്ക്കിടം ഗ്രാമം >>പ്രധാന പ്രദേശങ്ങൾ . 1 . ചന്തമുക്ക് 2. നെല്ലിമുക്ക് 3. വാസുപിള്ള മുക്ക് 4. കിണർ മുക്ക് 5 . ഗുരുനാഥൻ മുകൾ 6 . മലനട 7 ഈ ലിയോട് 8. പാകിസ്ഥാൻ jn 9 ഹരിജൻ കോളനി 10 വാളായി കോട് 11 ബദാം jn 12 നടമേൽ 13 ചൊവ്വ ള്ളൂർ 14 കല്ലാർ 15 പ്ലാകോട് 16 മുന്നൂർ 17 വായനശാല jn 18 ഹിൽടോപ്പ്‌ jn 19 ഫാക്ടറി jn 20 കോട്ടേകുന്ന് ]]


Demographics[edit]

This village has a majority population of the Hindus (Mainly Nairs and Ezavas).

Economy[edit]

This village is mainly dependent on agricultural products which includes rubber, black pepper, cashewnut, rice etc. Some of the famous nearby places are Kollam, Kottarakkara, Ezhukone, Odanavattom, Punalur etc.

Industries[edit]

Kareepra Cooperative Bank, Edakkidom & SupplyCo Maveli Store at KSN Building, Sodiac Tiles (BK Agencies), SLS wood industries, Mother rubber manufacturers.

Educational institutions[edit]

There is one primary school at Edakkidom, Govt L.P.S school Edakkidom, and one secondary school, KNS memorial S N Central school (CBSE), St George vocational higher secondary school at Edakkidom. Sree Sankara Sanskrit vidyapeetam (BA, MA in Sanskrits), Akshya computer education centre, S.S.U.P.S Edakkidom.

Amenities[edit]

Hospitals

Govt: Ayurveda Dispensary and Homeopathic hospital, Govt P.H subcenter

Police

Edakkidom houses a police station at Ezhukone and circle office, and excise (narcotics) office in Ezhukone[1][2]

Electricity

Edakkidom has a big 220 KV substation backup from Edakkadom north to cater the demands of the industry and homes. Almost every home is electrified. KSEB has its sub-unit office in Edakkidom. This greatly reduced supply destructions due to failure of overhead supply lines, also ensured speedy resolution of customer complaints.

Telephone/Internet

BSNL and Asianet Cable Vision are the broadband internet providers in Edakkidom and provides 2Mbit/s connections. Airtel, Vodatfone, Idea, BSNL, Tata Indicom, Reliance,Aircel and MTS provides mobile phone services.

Temples

ഇടയ്ക്കിടം

  • Edakkidom Thettikkunil Sree Maha Devi Temple
  • Munnur Indilayappan Temple
  • Karthikeyapuram Temple
  • Gurunadan Mukal Temple
  • Malanada Temple
  • Mannor devarpoyika vishu temple
  • Devarpoyika Mahavishnu Temple are the most important temples in Edakkidom.

Tourism[edit]

The Kerala backwaters of Kollam/Alappuzha is 14 km from Edakkidom. Some of the tourist spots near Edakkidom are Thenmala Ecotourism (39 km) and Palaruvi Water Falls (33 km). Edakkidom is a part of assembly constituency Kottarakara and Lok Sabha constituency Mavelikkara. INC, CPI(M) is the major working political party in Edakkidom.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Kerala Police". Keralapolice.org. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]