(Last Updated on : 05/09/2015)
Tiruppur district is a newly-formed district in the state of Tamil Nadu
. Tiruppur inner wear industry and the cotton market are famous in South Indian market.
Administration of Tiruppur District
The administration of the Tiruppur district in the state of Tamil Nadu is having the collector as the head of the district and there are several other officers in this district who assist the collector in the general administration. There are three revenue divisions in the district of Tiruppur, seven taluks, thirty firkas and three hundred and fifty villages. The three revenue divisions of this district are Tiruppur, Dharapuram and Udumalpet and the seven taluks are Tiruppur, Palladam, Avinashi, Dharapuram, Udumalpet, Kangayam and Madathukulam.
Education in Tiruppur District
Education forms one of the most vital components in the process of human development. The state possesses a policy objective of universal elementary education through the enrolment and retention of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years. The administration of the district of Tiruppur takes all effort to enrol all children who completed five years in the network of schools across the district. There are several schools and colleges in this district which impart quality education.
Economy of Tiruppur District
Tiruppur district, though an industrial district, agriculture also plays an important role. More that eighty percent of the farmers in this district belong to small and marginal category and they play a key role in overall development of this sector. The total area under cultivation in this district is about 2, 28,556 hectares, where food and commercial crops are mainly grown. The primary food crops are paddy, millets and pulses. The non food or commercial crops in the district are oil seeds, cotton and coconut. As per the rainfall and assured irrigation the area under cultivation may also spread over one hundred to one hundred and fifty percent of total area. The most prominent rivers in the district of Tiruppur are the Noyyal River
and the Amaravati River
; the tributaries of Kaveri River
flow towards the east. The Palar River and the Nallar River and other small rivers also flow in this district towards the west.
Tourism in Tiruppur District
Tourism of Tiruppur district majorly contributes in the socio-economic development of any place. Tiruppur district is one of the most favourable tourist destinations in the Tamil Nadu state which has a list of sites to offer. There are several ancient temples, mosques and churches which form the major centres of pilgrimage in this district. Apart from these there are also other attractions like dams, wildlife, etc. Tiruppur district with its fast treasure of ancient temples, dams, churches, mosques, wildlife sanctuaries, etc is one of the well-known destinations for pilgrims as well as general tourists throughout the year. Some of the temples in this district are Arulmigu Thirumuruganatha Swamy Temple, Arulmigu Avinashi Lingeswarar Temple, Arulmigu Subramaniya Swamy Temple, etc. Some of the famous dams in this district are Amaravathi Dam, Thirumoorthi Dam, etc. Other places of interest include Amaravati Crocodile Farm, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary