Bhel Township Trichy
|Founded by||Kamaraj (Politician)|
|• Type||Public sector|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Kailasapuram is a township located 17 km (11 mi) from Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, India. It contains the manufacturing and housing of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) as part of BHEL's 3,000-acre (12 km2) Tiruchirapalli Complex.
Kailasapuram has 2 temples(Ganesha and Balaji),a mosque and a church. Recently a Kamarajar statue has been opened at Ganesa point near kailasapuram.
The township is maintained by civil township department of the company that covers nearly 2500 quarters.
It is broadly divided into sectors namely A,B,C,D,E,Nehru Nagar,R,PH and K. The PH,Nehru nagar and K are a little away from Kailasapuram and is called Kamarajapuram. There are major shopping centers in A,C,B and K sectors. The quarters are also divided into Type 2,3,4,5,6 and the Executive Directors Bungalow. Mango trees, coconut trees, lemon trees and banana trees are very common in most households.
There are 2 major 4-lane roads in Kailaspuram. The rest of kailasapuram is connected by 2 lane roads.
Kailasapuram has 3 guest houses namely the Kailash guest house, the Rockfort Guest House (WRI Hostel) and the Kaveri guest house
K C Club
Kailasapuram Club (located within the BHEL Township premises) is an elite Club that has been serving the entertainment needs of the BHEL Executive fraternity and its families. It houses the following facilities: The Library, The Reading room, The Restaurant, The Modern Gymnasium, Swimming Pool, Billiards and Snooker, Table Tennis Room, Open Air Theater, Badminton(Ball) Court, Skating Rink, Banquet Halls and Lawns and Children's Park
Kailasapuram has a SBI and an Employees' Co-Operative bank. It also has 3 SBI ATM's, one ICICI ATM and one HDFC ATM.
For shopping in each sectors, there are number of shops available.
Shopping centers are available in B,C,E,K and A sectors.
Kailasapuram has a huge stadium called the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium where the 1989 Ranji Trophy matches were held.A vivid sports culture is established through the statdium.Parade function is organised every year on 26 January and 15 August with full enthusiasm.All schools under BHEL trichy unit and security force of BHEL take part in it.The ED of the unit, gives speeches to the audience including company's highlights with present and future plans associated.
Kailasapuram has 4 Marriage halls at C,B, PH sectors and Community Hall near Ganesha Point.
The leading schools in the area are:
- RSK Higher Secondary School
- Boiler Plant Boys Higher Secondary School
- Boiler Plant Girls Higher Secondary School
- BHEL Matriculation School
- Ramakrishna Nursery and Primary School
- St. Joseph's primary school
Kailasapuram also houses the Bharathidasan Institute of Management.
- Kailasapuram club
- Community center
- Millennium park
Kailasapuram is about 5 km (3 mi) from Grand Anaicut also known as "Kallanai", which is one of the oldest man made dams in the world, on the river Cauvery.Kailasapuram has its own waterworks in a place called Vengur close to the Kaveri river.
Kailasapuram is easily accessible by road, rail and air situated just 14 km (9 mi) from the centre of Tiruchirapalli City on the Tiruchi-Thanjavur highway and a short distance from the Tiruverumbur railway station, the township is well connected by road and rail. Tiruchirapalli also has an airport catering to both domestic and international flights.