History of Tirupur District
Since the 1990s, the formation of the new Tiruppur district had been urged by the exporters of Tiruppur. The city and surrounding region, where there is considerable industrial and business activities, was to be the core area. The inhabitants believed that a new district would facilitate administration of the region and allow more aggressive development measures. Thus, the Tiruppur district was formed in 2009, carved out of the Coimbatore and Erode districts making it the 32nd district of Tamil Nadu and one of the 10 most industrialised and economically developed districts of the state.
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, 7 taluks, 30 firkas and 350 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
The administration of the district of Tiruppur takes all effort to enrol all children who completed 5 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. The most prominent rivers in the Tiruppur district 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 mostly contributes in the socio economic development of any place. It 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 etc.
Visiting Information on Tiruppur District
The railway station and airport are closest means to reach Tiruppur district at a distance of only 2 km and 35 km.
(Last Updated on : 29-11-2019)
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