Location: The Perumal Nayakan aeri is located almost 07 km from Allapakam,at latitude/longitude N 11.56667 E 79.68333 is the second largest lake of Cuddalore district.
History: when Cuddalore was under the Madurai Nayakars domine Cuddalore (Perumal Nayakan Palayam) was a range among the five ranges of its capital Tiruchirappalli.(Udayar Palayam,marungapuri,Ariyalur,Cuddalore,..etc).it is expected that the lake was excavated during the rule of permal Nayakar at his Palayam as a step towards rain water conservation management. Note: the Perumal Nayakan Palayam (a) PN Palayam is located at Panruti Taluk near Cuddalore.
Irrigation: Perumal Nayakan aeri's irrigation covers around 1000 acres of agricultural land. villages includes from puduchatram, Allapakam, thirthanagiri, thaanur, samba Reddi Palayam, aayi Thurai, meetu Palayam, Pundiaan Kuppam, aathi Narayanapuram,etc...
- Journal of the Geological Society of India, Volume 68, Issues 4-6. Geological Society of India. 2006. p. 974.
- Dina malar Daily News Paper Thursday 20 April 2017. Page 03
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