(Last Updated on : 02/02/2009)
In the state of Tamil Nadu of India, Kaveripattinam is the name of a panchayat town . Previously it was the part of Dharmapuri district. With the formation of a new district from Dharmapuri, namely Krishnagiri , Kaveripattinam now falls within the jurisdiction of Krishnagiri.
The identification of town or place in India is possible with the knowledge of it. Following this trend, several demographers have carried on surveys and research works and thus inferred important information about the Kaveripattinam town of Tamil Nadu.
In this regard, the Census report deserves worth mentioning. Population status, literacy rate etc can be deciphered from this report. Kaveripattinam has a population, which counted to be 14,417. Interestingly, the population of males and females is in equal proportion. In Kaveripattinam town, 11percent of the total population is below six years of age.
The literacy rate of Kaveripattinam is significant in order to throw some light about the town. Since the average literacy rate of the town is 74 percent one can easily make out that it is higher that that of India. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of India. From it one can decipher the literacy rates of males and females on an individual basis. Male literacy rate is 81 percent. Female literacy is less than that of males. In other words the rate of female literacy rate constitutes of 67 percent.
There is special attraction in Kaveripattinam . A wonderful river having the name 'South Pennar' passes through the town of Kaveripattinam thereby adding to its lushness and magnificence. There is also a KRP Dam in the neighborhood.
In Kaveripattinam, few information related to its culture and tradition too can be inferred. All the people of Kaveripattinam are noted for the refined and gracious behavior. Till today all the denizen have stick to the conventional activities. Each and every people of the Kaveripattinam celebrate several festivals like Maha Shivaraathiri, Pongal with lots of festivity and vivacity.
Educational institutes, industries too are found here. Kaveripattinam houses a school called Boys Higher Secondary School. It is the largest school of the whole district. Industries too throng in the Kaveripattinam. There are near about fifteen match industries in this town. To the Indians, Kaveripattinam is popular for the production of matchboxes.
Just like the people of other places of India, cultivation too has been practiced in Kaveripattinam. In fact Kaveripattinam has gained reputation due to its mango cultivation. . Quite a handful of industries also has been built. These include 'mango pulp industries' 'milk processing units'. Several small-scale industries too are found here.