is one of the oldest localities situated close to the north east of Chennai
on the banks of River Coocum. It is located between the High Road and the Nelson Manickam Road
. The locality derives its name from the word Amanjutal which means 'free community service'. Some of the nearby localities to Aminjikarai
are Anna Nagar
, Ashok Nagar
, KK Nagar, Kilpaukkam
is well connected to other parts of Chennai
via road, rail and public transport. The Chain Road or the High Road connects the locality to Harrington Road
in the east. The region is served by CMBT buses and offers connectivity to areas like Egmore
, Sheynoy Nagar and Kamraj Colony.
The Railway Station is only 1.4 kilometers away and the Chetpet
Railway Station is located at a distance of 3.4 kilometers via the Poonamalle High Road
. The International Airport is 13.2 kilometers via the Grand Trunk Road.
Educational institutions in the locality include St Vincent's Matriculation Higher Secondary School, D.A.V Public School, Institute of Materials Management, Panimalar Polytechnic College and Statistical Institute. Hospitals in the area are Tamil Nadu Urological Research Centre, Ambulance Service, Sukra Medicals, Nagar Corporation Health Post, Getwell Hospital, Care N Cure Child Clinic and Dr. Sugana Memorial Hospital. Banks with their branches in the locality are HDFC Bank, Bank of Baroda, State Bank of India, Overseas Bank, ICICI Bank and IDBI Bank have set up their branches in this region.Aminjikarai
has both residential and commercial properties. Pace Infrastructure and Stepsstone are some of the prominent real estate developers in this area. Sai Dharaa by Stepsstone and Phoenix the Crest by Phoenix Mills are some of the real estate projects in Aminjikarai