Ramapuram, Chennai

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Ramapuram
Suburb
L&T Infotech,on Mount-Poonamallee Road, Ramapuram
L&T Infotech,on Mount-Poonamallee Road, Ramapuram
Ramapuram is located in Chennai
Ramapuram
Ramapuram
Coordinates: 13°01′30″N 80°11′05″E / 13.025°N 80.1847°E / 13.025; 80.1847Coordinates: 13°01′30″N 80°11′05″E / 13.025°N 80.1847°E / 13.025; 80.1847
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thiruvalur
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,251
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TN-10

Ramapuram is a suburb of Chennai, India. It is situated on the Mount-Poonamallee Road at a distance of 3 kilometres from Guindy. Ramapuram forms a part of Thiruvallur district.

Geography[edit]

The Hussainy Home for Children, Ramapuram

The former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr. M.G.Ramachandran's residence was in Ramapuram. The place known as "MGR Gardens" now houses a school for the deaf and dumb children.

Ramapuram is also famous for Arasamaram Temple which was nearly 100 years old and Lakshmi Narasimha Perumal Temple (Lakshmi Narasimhan idol is approximately 2000 years old). The neighbourhood is surrounded by big hospitals like MIOT, SRM & Rakshit hospital. Contus, L&T Infotech, DataNet Systems, and DLF IT PARK are also located in Ramapuram. Education institutes include SRM University and SRM Easwari Engineering college, which is also located in the SRM campus and is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.

Transportation[edit]

  • From Broadway to Ramapuram 18E,
  • From T.Nagar 49R towards Thiruverkadu, From Mogalivakkam to Broadway via Ramapuram, Vadapalani 17G

Nearest Railway station : Guindy (5 km)

  • From Guindy Railway Station To Ramapuram, Share autos are also available.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Ramapuram had a population of 35,251. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Ramapuram has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 61%. In Ramapuram, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Health care[edit]

SRM Dental college is located here along with SRM general hospital.

Gus Mother Theresa Learning Centre at Star Street, Shanthinagar is a school for autism, learning disability and physically challenged.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.