Varandarapilly Police Station

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Varantharappilly Police Station formed in 1970. As per the G.O (RT) 67/70/ Home Dated 16/1/1970 , the Police Station commenced functioning in the present building . Total area of Police station jurisdiction is 30 sq KM, comprising of 5 Villages. Varandarapilly Police Station shifted to the new building on 08.03.2006.-2.38 Acres of land in Survey No.1200 of Varandarapilly Village ; concrete building and 2 HC Quarters and 8 PC Quarters are available in the station. Police Station Building has 1682 Square feet(Type I & II ) Plinth area. There are 20 Schools, One Professional Colleges are functioning in Varantharappilly Police Station jurisdiction.7 state Govt. Offices, one Central Govt. Offices are also functioning in Police Station jurisdiction.

Jurisdiction Details

Jurisdiction of the Parassala Police Station consists of 5 villages namely Varandarapilly, Nandippulam, Mupliyam,Amballur and Kallur and the 3 Panchayats namely Varandarapilly, Alagappa and Thrikkoor.

Border Police Stations

South –West boundary relates to Pudukad P.S. South-East corner relates to Vellikulangara P.S. Eastern boundary relates to Mangalam Dam Police Station (Palakkad District) Northern Boundery relates to Ollur P.S. (Thrissur City)

Hospitals

Important Hospitals are: a) St.Joseph Hospital Veloopadom, b) Govt. Primary Health Centre Kalavarakunnu,Pound,Varandarapilly, c) Govt.Primary Health Centre, Mannampeta, d) PHC Inchakundu, e) Health Clinic Kundayi Estate.

Educational Institutions

1)Govt UPS Nandipulam 2)St.Joseph.High School Velooppadom, 3)Chemmannur Assumption Higher Secondery School, Pallikunnu, 4) Balabododayam UP School Nandhipulam, 5) Govt. High School,Kannattupadom, 6)St.Pious School (LP) Varandarapilly 7) Matha High School, Mannampetta, 8) S.N. U.P.School, Pookode, 9) Janatha U.P.School, Koranody,Varandarapilly. 10) Vimal Jyothi Higher Secondery School Mupliyam. 11) ICC English Medium School Pound. 12) Lord Acadamy Varakkara ICS School. 13) Panampilly Memmorial School ,Kallayi 14) St.John Bosco L.P.S. Varandarapilly. 15)St.Antony’S LPS Varandarapilly,Pallikunnu. 16) Gurudeva Publi School Varakkara 17) St.Antony’s LPS Pallikunnu 18) Aided LPS Velopadom 19)Tribal School Echipara. 20) Govt Higher secondary School Mupliyam

Important SC/ST colonies within police station limit

1) Elikode ST Colony 2) Ollanapparambu ST Colony 3) Echippara ST Colony 4) Chakkiparambu ST Colony 5) Payyakkara ST Colony, 6) Kunnathpadam ST Colony 7) Nadampadam ST Colony 8) Kallichithra ST Colony 9) Cheenikkunnu ST Colony.

Major estates in the station limit

Harison Malayalam Plantation

1)MOOPLY ESTATE 2)KUNDAI ESTATE 3)PALAPILLY ESTATE

Cochin Malabar Estate

1)CHIMMINI ESTATE 2)PUDUKAD ESTATE

Important Worship centers and Festivals

So many worship Centers of different communities is also situated in station jurisdiction. During the festival season there are approximate 12 ‘Poorams’ with the procession of elephants of Hindu devotees, different festivals conducted by Christian communityJaram,Nabi dinaghosha festivals of Muslims were also celebrated in jurisdiction with the mass presence. In which VARAKKARA POORAM festival is having great importance, which is listed in Kerala Tourism Calendar, large number of foreigners were also arrives to see the pooram festival.

Veloopadom St.Joseph Church is situated at Varandarapilly Police Station limit, which is a famous Pilgrim centre of Christian community .

A part from the said festivals ‘Varakkara pooram, Pooram’, ( with the procession of 16-18 elephants and 14 set Desa poorams arrived this Temple for the cerimony) Palakkal Bhagavathi Temple Pooram,Vadakkummuri, Pookode Bhagavathikavu Pooram, Keenor Siva Temple Pooram, Mannampetta Pooram Festival, Veloopadom Jumamagid ,Jaram Nercha ,Nandhipulam Kizhake kumaranchira Temple Pathamudaya Pooram ,Varakkara Infent Jesus Church Ampu Thirunal Festival, Muniyattukunnu Ganesa Ulsava Festival ,etc. being celibrated with mass participation.

Tourist Places

Chimmini Dam Wildlife Sanctuary

Chimmini dam and wild life sanctuary situated about 16 km. east away from varantharappilly Police station. Chimmini dam was commissioned during the year 1995. This is the protected area . The dam was constructed across Chimmini reiver at Echipara. There is a Government Guest House at Chimmini Dam. At present the Dam under work- in–progress to become hydro electric energy production centre.