|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
As of 2001[update] India census, Moolakaraipatti had a population of 9484. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Moolakaraipatti has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 64%. In Moolakaraipatti, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Moolaikaraipatti is one of the famous town panchayat in tirunelveli district
Located in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, Moolaikaraipatti is a prominent `panchayat town`. It is situated in the south of Tirunelveli at a distance of 22 km, in the east of Munradaippu at a distance of 10 km, and 15 km. from Nanguneri. The nearest railway station is the Nanguneri Railway Station and the Tuticorin Airport at a distance of 31 km.
Major attractions around Moolaikaraipatti are Kalakadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary, Valliyur Subramanyar Temple, Radhapuram Shiva Temple and Tirukkurungudi Temple. Alwar Tirunagari, a popular Vaishnavite center is located in the east of Moolaikaraipatti at a distance of 19 km.
Main Job: Agriculture :
Agriculture plays a Vital role in the District’s economy. The important food crops are Paddy, Cholam, Ragi, Cumbu Maize and other minor millets. The commercial crops are Cotton, Chillies, Sugarcane and Groundnut.
Ramana Polytechnic College
Is one of the famous college available in Moolaikaraipatti.
"New generation technical and educational institution providing quality education on modern trends with social and human values"
The college campus has been created in the rural area of Tirunelveli District in Moolaikaraipatti of Nanguneri Taluk. The institution enables to provide sufficient skill enablement, capacity building and quality technical education to the rural youths and also strive forward to provide urban amenities in rural area (PURA).
The institution has an objective to meet out the present day requirement of employmental opportunities in the various industrial domains. Keeping this in mind, the institution has introduced the following technical courses
- Civil Engineering,
- Mechanical Engineering,
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
- Electronics and Communication Engineering and
- Computer Engineering
In order to maintain high standards, the Institution appointed qualified and experienced faculty to teach and train the students to suit the industrial requirements. The institution emphasized on the development of innovative and creativity, good communication, team working abilities to among the students.
Institution has desired to give scholarships and concession fees to the deserving students and creation of various endowments to give away awards for the successful students in academics, sports and extra curricular activities. The established departments will impart quality education and necessary skill enablement with knowledge dissemination in focus. The academic schedule of each department which includes
- ''Course works - Practical as per the prescribed syllabus - Creating facilities to access information related to latest developments in the respective domains - Creating opportunities for training and education - Seminar and symposia - Workshop and technology tie ups - Industry – Institute interaction - Personality development and communication skills - Capacity building and skill enablement''
The institution is offering the best modern educational system, capacity building and skill ennoblement with the latest facilities to enable the students to face the rapid changes in modern technology and for developing potentially-oriented industries.
The Following schools are available in moolaikaraipatti.
- Government Higher Secondary School.
- Reach Matric Higher Secondary School .
- Panchayat Union Primary School.
- Sakthi Matriculation School.
- Viyasa Vidyalaya Matriculation School.
From Tirunelveli new bus stand we have lot of buses for Moolaikaraipatti. Buses which is going to Sathankulam , Thisayanvilai , Munanji patti all are should reach Moolaikaraipatti first.And also we have buses from Tirunelveli junction bus roots are 25A, 25B, 25C.
And also we have buses from the following cities Nanguneri , Sathankulam , Thisayanvilai , Tutucorin , Udankudi , Eral , Kalkad.
The following bus roots are followed from Moolaikaraipatti to other places
|65 A||Tirunelveli||Koodan Kulam||Sathan Kulam
|65 E||Tirunelveli||Sathan Kulam||Kalungu Vilai
|138 A||Tirunelveli||Periya Thalai
|138 B||Tirunelveli||Aathankarai Pallivasal||Kariyandi
|173 A||Tirunelveli||Manappadu||Sathan Kulam
|M65||Tirunelveli||Sathan Kulam||PeiKulam||Limited Stops|
|110||Tirunelveli||Sathan Kulam||PeiKulam||Special Bus|
|601 B||Tirunelveli||Sathan Kulam||PeiKulam||Special Bus|
|144||Tirunelveli||Thisayan Vilai||PeiKulam||Special Bus (Night)|
|Sri Ramamurthy||Tirunelveli||Thisayanvilai||Munanji patti
|Sri Rampopular||Tirunelveli||Periya Thalai
|141||Nanguneri||Munanji patti/ Moolaikaraipatti|
|Krishnaveni||Nanguneri||Moolaikaraipatti||Shenbaga Rama Nallur
The following tourist part are situated around Moolaikaraipatti..
Courtallam is situated at the Western Ghats in Tenkasi Taluk. The famous waterfalls on rocks and tiny droplets are sprinkled in the air. The water falls of Courtalam have medicinal value as they run through forest and herbs before their descent.
Pappanasam Agasthiar falls also attracts tourist and pilgrims.There is a Wild life sanctuary at Mundanthurai and Kalakadu. Spotted deers, Liontailed monkeys, Elephants and Tigers are plenty.
- Courtalam: Main falls, Old Falls, Five Falls, Honey Falls, Tiger Falls and Boating
- Papanasam: Dam site, Agasthiar falls and Temple
- Manimuthar:Dam site and falls
- Mundanthurai: Wild life Sanctuary
- Kalakadu:Wild life sanctuary
- Koondhankulam: Birds sanctuary 5 km from Moolaikaraipatti
- Tirunelveli: District Science Center and Temple
The Nellaiappar temple at Tirunelveli, Sankaranainar temple at Sankarankoil,Kasiviswanathar temple at Tenkasi and Vanamamalai Temple at Nanguneri are the landmarks of the District signifying the Hindu Culture. .
Palayamkottai has many Christian missions and Athankaraipallivasal & Pottalpudur Darga have considered to be important sacred places for Muslims.
- "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.