Perambra

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Perambra
Town
Perambra is located in Kerala
Perambra
Perambra
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°34′33″N 75°44′02″E / 11.575898°N 75.73391°E / 11.575898; 75.73391Coordinates: 11°34′33″N 75°44′02″E / 11.575898°N 75.73391°E / 11.575898; 75.73391
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673 525
Telephone code 91 496
Vehicle registration KL-56
Website www.kozhikode.nic.in

Perambra (in Malayalam : പേരാമ്പ്ര)is a town in Koyilandy taluk of Kozhikode district in North Malabar region of Kerala state, India. This is one of the 140 assembly constituencies in Kerala, and one of the 12 block Panchayats in Kozhikode district.

Perambra lies almost at the centre of the district covering an area of 298.43 km2. The block has a population of 1,71,433; (86,019 males and 85414 females). The Perambra block has seven panchayatsChangaroth, Cheruvannur, Kayanna, Koothali, Chakkittapara, Nochad and Perambra.

Educational institutions[edit]

Schools

  • Perambra Higher Secondary School (PHSS)
  • Perambra AUP school
  • Koothali AUp School Koothali
  • Kannambath A.L.P School
  • Valiacode A.U.P School
  • Changaroth MUP School
  • Perambra West AUP School
  • Narayana Vilasam AUP School (NVUPS)
  • Kizhinyanyam LP School
  • Kallode LP School
  • Govt. Welfare LP School
  • Nyanodayam LP School
  • Edavarad MLP School
  • Eravattoor MLP School
  • Moolad AMLP School
  • GUP School Vengappetta
  • Vrindavan AUP School Putampoyil
  • Kalpathoor AUP School
  • Kalpathoor ALP School
  • GUP School Perambra
  • Valoor Govt. UP School
  • Kalloor-Koothali LP School
  • Muthuvannacha LP School
  • Vadakkumbad HSS

Unaided Schools:-

  • St Francis English Medium School
  • Ajay Kinder Garden and Preparatory School
  • Olive Public School
  • St Meeras Public School
  • Sirajul Hudha Public School
  • Vedavyasa Vidyapeedom

Govt Colleges

  • C K G Memorial Govt. College

Private Colleges (Parallel):-

  • National College
  • Presidency College
  • T.I.M.E INSTITUITION
  • Oxford College
  • Chinmaya College
  • Indus college (Bsc.CS)

Affiliated colleges:-

  • Mother Theresa College of Teacher's Education (B.Ed), By CMI Fathers
  • silver arts and science college

(Bsc FT ,IT,Psy and BCA)

Schools of Fine Arts:-

  • Academy of Arts
  • Sopanam Sangeetha Sabha

Fine Arts Societies:-

  • 'STAGE' Perambra
  • ACT Perambra

Major Clubs:-

  • Lions Club Perambra
  • Rotary Club Perambra

Hospitals:-

  • Govt. Hospital Perambra, Kallode
  • Deeja Hospital
  • ISI Homoeo Hospital
  • EMS Memmorial co-operative Hospital Perambra
  • Brothers Hospital Payyoli Road
  • Shankar clinic Perambra

Politics[edit]

Perambra assembly constituency is part of Vadakara (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Places of interest[edit]

Peruvannamuzhi Dam Site

Located at a distance of 15 km from Perambra, the Peruvannamuzhi Dam site set amid hills is a beautiful picnic spot. The reservoir here provides facilities for speedboat and rowboat cruises. The region offers immense scope for picnicking. The Experimental Farm of Indian Institute of Spices Research which has a large collection of various spice crops is situated about 2 km from Peruvannmuzhi Dam.


Kakkayam Dam Site

Kakkayam is a picturesque damsite, having exotic wildlife, offers excellent trekking and rock climbing opportunities. The best time to visit is between November and April. Kakkayam is located about 20 km from Perambra Town.

Emerging Kerala 2012 proposes setting up of Eco-Campsites at Kakkayam at an estimated cost of Rs.50 Crores which can offer stylish ecological camping, set in the beautiful Dam Site with outstanding Natural Beauty. Eco-Campsites if becomes a reality, could offer a unique holiday experience, an opportunity to camp side by side with nature, whilst enjoying the comfort of fully equipped tents.Kakkayam offers the tourists not only a reservoir and its beauty but also a fantastic chance to enjoy the trekking and the scenic beauty of evergreen forest and grasslands. The main attractions near this tourists place are, Kakkayam valley, Kariyathan rock (Kariyathan Mala) and Urakkuzhi Waterfalls. This is an excellent location for trekking and rock climbing.This is at a distance of 45 km from Kozhikode. 5 out of the 10 islands present are earmarked for development. Each island is with 2 to 5 acres in extent.

Destinations like Chakkittapara, Kulathuvayal, Peruvannamuzhi, Chempanoda, Poozhithode, and Chempra are only a few kilometers away from the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies". Kerala. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 

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