|Elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|2011 census code||627945|
It came into existence in 1953 with six wards and seven ward members.Besides the general seat, the first ward was having a reserved seat also.Its duration was three years.The first president was K. Keshavappisharadi (two years) and then S.N. Nair. Since 1957 administrator rule is in operation.
Sri S N Nair : Former Panchayat President and Social Reformer
Sri P N Krishnan Nair : Politician and Communist Leader. Long term President of Grama Panchayath
Sri Vaidyan S Shankaran Nair : Famous Ayurveda Bhishagwaran(doctor/ Vaidyan). Famous for treatment of jaundice.
Sri Kela Vaidyan Kolasseril : Famous for Ayurveda. He could successfully treat even Polio affected patients.
Sri Thachayath Velunni Vaidyar : Farmer and former President of Punnayam SNDP Yogam.
Sri V P Saseendran : Politician and former Prsident of Ernakulam District Co Operative Bank.￼
Sri MSK Nampoothiri : Well known Homoeopathy physician.
Sri Meera Musaliar : Social worker and Muslim reformer
Dr Joy Meleth Abraham : Founder of the first allopathy hospital named Samaritan Hospital at Odakkali. ￼
|Children aged below 6 years||1806||889||917|
|Main workers (total)||6171||4738||1433|
|Main workers: Cultivators||660||555||105|
|Main workers: Agricultural labourers||884||551||333|
|Main workers: Household industry workers||110||81||29|
|Main workers: Other||4517||3551||966|
|Marginal workers (total)||1397||729||668|
|Marginal workers: Cultivators||122||75||47|
|Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers||396||224||172|
|Marginal workers: Household industry workers||55||34||21|
|Marginal workers: Others||824||396||428|