is a neighbourhood in Chennai
. This densely populated area is located close to St. Thomas Mount Railway Station and surrounded by Alandur
, Palavanthangal, Nanganallur
, Vanuvampet, Puzhuthivakkam
, Velchery, and Guindy
. Since October 2011, the entire area was merged with Chennai
This locality has a fully functional MTC Bus Terminus/Depot at NGO Colony
in City Link Road. It has increasingly become a prominent pickup hub for college buses, IT and other companies offering transport facilities. The residents of Adambakkam
are served by various bus routes including Brindavan Nagar Main Road
, NGO Colony
, and Mount Medavakkam Main Road
. The railway commuters travel to St. Thomas Mount Railway Station between Alandur
, which is part of the Chennai
suburban railway. MRTS railway projects phase-II extension is under construction. Adambakkam
railway station will be the 20th station on MRST line to St. Thomas Mount. Mount subway and Thillai Ganga Nagar
subway will connect Adambakkam
with GST Road
. Metro rail service here is also under construction.
DAV School, New Prince Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, G K Shetty Hindu Vidyalaya Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Unity Matriculation School, Rosary Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, St. Brittos Matric Hr. Sec. Scool, St. Marks Hr. Sec. School, and others are the reputed schools of this area.
The major hospitals include Dr. Parthasarathy Memorial Hospital, K P Hospital, and PonMalligai Hospitals Pvt Ltd. Indian Overseas Bank, Vijaya Bank, HDFC Bank, Canara Bank, ICICI Bank, Indian Bank, Union Bank of India are the prime banks with branches here.