Pattabiram

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Pattabiram
Pattabiram
suburb
Pattabiram is located in Chennai
Pattabiram
Pattabiram
Coordinates: 13°07′25″N 80°03′36″E / 13.1236°N 80.06°E / 13.1236; 80.06Coordinates: 13°07′25″N 80°03′36″E / 13.1236°N 80.06°E / 13.1236; 80.06
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruvallur
Taluk Poonamallee
Metro Chennai
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600072
Vehicle registration TN-20

Pattabiram (Tamil: பட்டாபிராம்) is a suburb situated on the western part of Chennai (formerly known as Madras), India. The town, which falls under the local administrative limits of Avadi Municipality, is about 25 km from the Chennai Central Railway station.

Transportation[edit]

Railways and roadways[edit]

Pattabiram is served by suburban trains, which connects it to different parts of Chennai City, especially Chennai Central and Chennai Beach Railway stations. All trains bound for Thirvallur, Arakkonam and Pattabiram Military Siding stop at Pattabiram Railway station, with the exception of a few fast trains. The suburb is also served by a number of Chennai Metropolitan buses from different parts of the city and surrounding suburban areas.

MTC Bus Routes

Route Number Start End Via
27H Pattabiram Anna Square Triplicane, LIC, DPI, Loyola, Arun hotel, Thirumangalam, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi
34 xt Thiruvottriyur Pattabiram Tollgate, Tondiarpet, V.Nagar, Choolai PO, Purasaiwakkam, Chinthamani, Thirumangalam, Vavin, Ambathur OT, Avadi
53S Pattabiram CMBT Thandarai, Sundaracholapuram, Thiruverkadu, Maduravoyal
54C Pattabiram Poonamallee Thandarai, Parivakkam
65P Ambathur Pattabiram Thandarai, Parivakkam, Poonamallee,Karayanchavadi, Avadi, Ambathur OT
66P Pattabiram Tambaram Thandarai, Parivakkam, Poonamallee, Mangadu, Kundrathur, Pallavaram
B70 Guindy Pattabiram Ambal nagar Ashok pillar, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi
D70 Velachery Pattabiram Checkpost, Guindy, Ashok pillar, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Vavin, Ambathur OT, Avadi
F70 Guindy Pattabiram SaidapetWest, Mettupalayam, Ashok pillar, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi
70P T.Nagar Veppampattu Liberty, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Vavin, Ambathur OT, Avadi, Pattabiram
71E Broadway Thirunindravur Central, Dasaprakash, ICF, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi, Pattabiram, Nemilichery
65C [Ambattur IE] Pakkam Avadi, Pattabiram, Nemilichery, Thirunindravur
580 Avadi Periya palayam Pattabiram, Thrunindravur, Thamaraipakkam
71V Broadway Veppampattu Central, Dasaprakash, ICF, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi, Pattabiram, Nemilichery
121E Pattabiram MKB Nagar Avadi, Ambathur OT, Padi, Kolathur, TVK nagar, Moolakadai, Sarma nagar
565 Pattabiram Sriperumbudur Avadi, Poonamallee
536 Pattabiram Ponneri Avadi, Ambattut OT,Redhills,Moolakadai
M153 CMBT Pattabiram Thandarai, Parivakkam, Thirumazhisai, Poonamallee,Karayanchavadi,

On 4 October 2013, the Tamil Nadu Highways department issued a GO extending the entire stretch of the road till Tirutani to 6 lanes at a cost of INR 1,680 million, by means of land acquisition from 12 villages.[1] In the first phase, the road will be widened to 100 ft (4 lanes) with center median at a cost of INR 980 million.[2]

Train[edit]

All normal EMU trains bound to Thiruvallur, Arakkonam, Kadambathur, Thiruvalangadu and Tirutani starting from Chennai Central and Chennai Beach halt at Pattabiram. Separate station is for Pattabiram Military Siding also situated North side from Pattabiram Railway station.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Among the major institutions in Pattabiram is an old and famous Hindu college affiliated to the University of Madras. There are also quite a few engineering and arts colleges within the vicinity, including A.M.S College of Engineering, Jaya Engineering College, and Jaya College of Arts and Science.

Schools[edit]

Schools located in the Pattabiram area include:

  • Kalaimagal Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Thangamani Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Avadi Municipal Highs School, Kakkanji Nagar
  • Vivekananda vidyalaya Nursery and Primary School,Thandurai
  • Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation Higher Secondary School,Thandurai
  • Chattiram School, Kakkanji Nagar
  • Infant Jesus Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Thandurai
  • Immanuel Matriculation Higher Secondary School, B.O.D. Road
  • Rajamani Nursery School, Vallalar Nagar
  • Holy Infant Jesus Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Good Shepherd Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Avadi Municipality Govt Higher Secondary School, Chattiram
  • Exserviceman Matriculation School
  • Govt Higher Secondary School, Thandurai
  • Air Force School
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya

Industries[edit]

One of the Pattabiram's major industries is, now defunct, Southern Structural Limited, a factory which produced pressure vessels, steel fabrication, and container-handling cranes. Opened in 1958, the company was owned by Tamil Nadu Govt, with a total of 850 employees.

Hospitals[edit]

Pattabiram is served by

  • Abhirami 24 hours Hospital.
  • Loganathan Hospital.
  • Srinivasa Hospital.
  • Ezhil Nursing Home, Sastri Nagar
  • Grace Hospital.
  • Kennedy Hospital.

Sports[edit]

Among the locale's notable residents is Ms. Kavitha, who hails from the Sekkadu area of Pattabiram. She became an Asian gold medalist in Kabaddi.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chennai to Tirupati 6-lane highway soon". The Deccan Chronicle (Chennai: The Deccan Chronicle). 21 October 2013. Retrieved 27 Oct 2013. 
  2. ^ "Encroachments along CTH Road removed". The Hindu (Chennai: The Hindu). 5 October 2013. Retrieved 27 Oct 2013.