Pattom

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Pattom
Neighbourhood
Pattom is located in Kerala
Pattom
Pattom
Location in Kerala, India
Pattom is located in India
Pattom
Pattom
Pattom (India)
Coordinates: 8°31′06″N 76°56′44″E / 8.5184600°N 76.945610°E / 8.5184600; 76.945610Coordinates: 8°31′06″N 76°56′44″E / 8.5184600°N 76.945610°E / 8.5184600; 76.945610
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictThiruvananthapuram
TalukasThiruvananthapuram
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKL

Pattom is a part of the Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala. It is located approximately 4 kilometres north of centre of Thiruvananthapuram. Pattom is largely a residential area, also housing few important administration offices of Kerala State and a few shopping complexes. It has offices of Kerala Public Service Commission, Kerala State Planning Board, Life Insurance Corporation of India, Thiruvananthapuram Divisional Office, LIC Housing Finance Limited, State Resource Centre, District Panjayat Headquarters, Fire and Rescue Department Headquarters, Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (Milma), Employees Provident Fund Regional Office and Kerala State Electricity Board. The Traffic Police and Telecommunication department, and the Kerala Science, Technology and Environment Head Office (Sasthra Bhavan) are also located in Pattom.

Pattom is a major stop for buses plying to and from Thiruvananthapuram Central Bus Station and City Bus Station at East Fort. It makes as one of the busy intersections in Thiruvananthapuram with the meeting point of four roads including NH 66 to North Kerala as well as a Road to Kowdiar Palace. Trivandrum International Airport at Shanghumugham is 7 km from here and Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is 4 km away.

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