Velloor

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Velloor
Village
Velloor is located in Kerala
Velloor
Velloor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°49′45″N 76°27′18″E / 9.82917°N 76.45500°E / 9.82917; 76.45500Coordinates: 9°49′45″N 76°27′18″E / 9.82917°N 76.45500°E / 9.82917; 76.45500
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kottayam[1]
Talukas Vaikom
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 686501
Telephone code 04829
Vehicle registration KL-36
Nearest city Kochi
Lok Sabha constituency Kottayam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Vaikom
Climate Moderate (Köppen)

Velloor (also known as Mevelloor) is a village in the Vaikom Taluk of the Kottayam district in Kerala, India.

Location[edit]

Regular bus servies are available to the towns of Vaikom and Kottayam. The nearest railway station is on Piravom Road and the nearest airport is Cochin International Airport.

Economy[edit]

The growth in Velloor achieved in the industrial sector during the past few years is considerable. Significant growth has occurred in the agriculture-based industrial sector, especially rubber-based industries, food products, engineering and other service sector industries.

There are four large and medium scale industries functioning in the panchayat. The only central public sector undertaking in the panchayat is the Hindustan Newsprint Limited, which is engaged in the production of newsprint. The main private sector company in the area is Cochin Cements Limited manufacturers of ACC Cements.Velloor is a place where the large majority of people depends the Hindustan Newsprint Limited as an employer.It has the concentration of large majority of backward class people along with other people.The scenic beauty of velloor is that much mesmirizing to attract the tourists.Velloor is located in Kottayam District of Kerala. It lies on the banks of the Muvattupuzha River and is about 12 km from Vaikom. Piravom Valiyapally (10 km), Vaikom Mahadevar Temple (14 km), and Kanjiramattom Mosque (10 km) are important shrines in the region. Hindustan News Print Limited is a major landmark here. Piravam Road Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of technology
  • Bhavans Newsprint Vidyalaya
  • K M H S Mevellor
  • Govt: UPS Velloor
  • CMSLPS Irumpayam

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