Vennikulam

Vennikulam (വെണ്ണിക്കുളം)is a small town situated in the bank of Manimala River in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, South India. Town is located midway between Pullad and Mallapally towns.

Vennikulam (വെണ്ണിക്കുളം)

Vennikkulam
Town
Coordinates: 9°24′07″N 76°40′04″E / 9.401993°N 76.667746°E / 9.401993; 76.667746Coordinates: 9°24′07″N 76°40′04″E / 9.401993°N 76.667746°E / 9.401993; 76.667746
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictPathanamthitta
Government
 • TypePanchayath
 • BodyPuramattam Grama Panchayat
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
689544
Vehicle registrationKL - 28 (Mallappally RTO)
Nearest cityThiruvalla
TalukMallappally

Vennikulam town is situated about 12km from Thiruvalla, Nearest Railway Station is Tiruvalla and Nearest Airport is Cochin International Airport. Sabarimala, a popular pilgrimage destination in South India, is only 75 km away from Vennikulam. State Highway 9 (Kerala) also known as Kottayam - Kozhencherry State Highway passes through Vennikulam.The major bus routes passing through Vennikulam junction are the "Thiruvalla to Ranni" and "Kottayam to Kozhencherry" bus routes.Private and KSRTC buses also ply the route.

Notable PersonsEdit

Educational Institutions Near VennikulamEdit

  • Mahakavi Vennikulam Gopala Kurup Memorial Government Polytechnic College, Vennikulam, offering technical diploma courses in Civil, Electrical, Computer and Automobile Engineering[1][2]
  • St. Behanan's Higher Secondary School, Vennikulam[3]
  • St. Behanans L.P School, Thelliyoor P.O, Vennikulam[4]
  • Mar Dionysius Lower Primary School (M. D. L. P. School), Vennikulam [4]
  • Mar Dionysius Upper Primary School (M. D. U. P. School), Vellaramemala, Vennikulam [4]
  • St Thomas English Medium UP School , Vennikulam
  • Mar Theophilos Bethany Convent Public School, Vennikulam[5]
  • Bethany Educational Society - Vennikulam

Places of worship and religious institutionsEdit

  • Thelliyoor kavu Devi Temple ,Thelliyoor
  • St. Behanans Orthodox Church, Vennikulam
  • Salem Marthoma Church, Vennikulam
  • Ebenezer Mar Thoma Church, Valankara, Vennikulam
  • St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Vennikulam
  • St Thomas Malankara Catholic Church, Vennikulam
  • St. John's Orthodox Church, Vennikulam Bethany
  • St. George Orthodox Church, Vennikulam Muthupala
  • Paduthodu Sree Ayyappa temple, Paduthodu, Vennikulam
  • Sree Poritturkkavu Devi Temple, Ambattubhagom, Vennikulam
  • Thelliyoor Salem Marthoma Church, Valakuzhy
  • St. Thomas Marthoma Church, Thuruthicad
  • IPC Ebenezer, Memala, Vennikulam
  • Vennikulam Mar Baselious orthodox church
  • Thalachirayil Devi Temple, Vennikulam

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala: Polytechnic Colleges". dtekerala.gov.in. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Government Polytechnic College Vennikulam Pathanamthitta - Kerala". iCBSE. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  3. ^ "St.Behanans,Hss, Vennikulam School, Puramattom, Pathanamthitta - Kerala". iCBSE. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Catholicate & M.D. Schools - Corporate Management". www.rmhss.org. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Mar Theophilos Bethany Convent Public School, Vennikulam ,Thiruvalla". mtbcpschool.org. Retrieved 29 January 2018.