South Vazhakulam

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South Vazhakulam is a village town in between Perumbavoor and Aluva on Aluva-Munnar Highway(SH-16).

Administration[edit]

It represents Vazhakulam Block and Vazhakulam Panchayat in Kunnathunadu Taluk, Ernakulam District in the Indian state of Kerala.

Villages and suburbs[edit]

Manamplli, Vazhakkulam, Sreemulanagaram, Kanhoor, Koovappadi, Vengola, Keezhmadu, Edathala and Kizhakkambalam.

Etymology[edit]

Vazhakkulam comes from 'vazha' which means banana in Malayalam and 'kulam' which means pond in Malayalam. There were a lot of banana planatations in olden times and there were many ponds to irrigate these plantations. That can be the reason for this pretty name of the village.

Education[edit]

There are seven libraries and many schools in this village.

South Vazhakulam
Thadiyittaparambu
Thekke Vazhakulam
village
Coordinates: 10°05′N 76°25′E / 10.09°N 76.42°E / 10.09; 76.42Coordinates: 10°05′N 76°25′E / 10.09°N 76.42°E / 10.09; 76.42
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population
 • Total 28,591 (Census data 2,001)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 683105
Telephone code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-40
Nearest city Aluva, Perumbavoor
Lok Sabha constituency Chalakkudy

Economy[edit]

South Vazhakulam is known for warehouses and accommodates one of the largest warehouses in the state. There are many small size industries and trading concerns located in and around South Vazhakulam town.

  • Coconut Development Board Technology Development Centre
  • AVT McCORMICK INGREDIENTS PVT LTD
  • GODREJ AGROVET LTD
  • India Techs Ltd-JCB
  • Mr. Butlers
  • Nenmani Rice-Nest Group
  • Hycount PVC Pipes
  • J J Fabrics(manufacturers of non-woven fabrics)
  • Catholic Syrian Bank.
  • RBG Warehouse
  • Asia Alimento & Especias Pvt Ltd
  • V-Star Garments
  • J&J Biotech
  • South Indian Saw Mill
  • Sigma supply chain solutions pvt limited.
  • South Indian bank.
  • muthoot fincorp.
  • Pulz Gents wear, Nayath Building

Education[edit]

  • MES College Marampally
  • Holy Crescent College
  • Vazhakulam Govt. Higher Secondary School
  • Nusrathul Islam VHSS (Marampally)
  • MES ITC
  • Jamiya Hassaniyeh High School
  • TMJ Public School
  • Vidyadhiraja Vyasa Vidya Nikethan
  • Jamia Hassania Arabic college
  • Vazhakulam Govt. Lower Primary School

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