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Tiruvallur District : Tamil Nadu

About District


The district of Tiruvallur has been carved out by bifurcating erstwhile Chengalpattu district. According to the said bifurcation Tiruvallur revenue division which included Tiruvallur, Tiruttani taluks and Uthukkottai and Pallipattu sub-taluks separated from Chengalpattu district along with Ponneri and Gummindipoondi taluks of Saidapet revenue division and formed this new district. The district is surrounded by Kancheepuram district in the South, Vellore district in the west. Bay of Bengal in the East and Andhra Pradesh State in the North. The district spreads over an area of about 3422 Sq.kms. Tiruvallur is a town located on the Chennai-Tirupathi highway, approximately forty-four kilometers from Chennai. Thiruvallur district is one of the fastest developing districts in Tamil Nadu in terms of Industrial Development. The district has many leading industries like Madras Refineries, Madras Fertilizers, Manali Petro Chemicals, MRF, Ashok Leyland, TI Cycles, Britannia India Ltd, Parry India Ltd and Hindustan Motors. It also boasts of the Ennore Thermal Power Station and the Avadi Tank Factory. Some of the major commercial activities in the district are cultivation of Paddy, Sugar-Cane, Chilly, Ginger, Groundnut etc. Big industry houses in key areas such as Handlooms, Weaving, Oil Refinery, Fertilizer etc. exist in the District.

District at a Glance


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