is a village panchayat located in Cuddalore
district of Tamil Nadu and surrounded by villages including Menapakkam, Visoor, Semmendu, Thiruvamoor, Marungur, Keelakuppam, etc. The state capital for Kolapakkam
village is Chennai
, which is around 31.8 kilometres away from Kolapakkam
. The most important town closest to Kolapakkam
located at a distance of 1.5 kilometres.
is connected to other villages via railways, the nearest station being Vandalur
at a distance of 3.3 kilometres. Other railway stations include Urapakkam
, Perungullattur, Guduvancheri
, and Tambaram, all situated within a distance of 4-6 kilometres from Kolapakkam
. Tambaram Air Force Station located 3.9 kilometres away is the nearest airport while New Chennai
International Airport is 15 kilometres away from Kolapakkam
Real estate in Kolapakkam
has witnessed a gradual development with several real estate developers including JKB Housing Pvt Ltd, Poomalal Housing, Blue Oak Constructions, Casa Granade Pvt Ltd having invested in several projects in and around the area.
The well-organised social infrastructure of Kolapakkam
comprises of several reputed schools in and around the area such as Nedugundram Csi School Church, Unaimancheri Government School,TS Balaiyah Memorial School,and Students Dormitoru Crescent School. Also, the availability of quite a few hospitals in the vicinity have been instrumental in providing medical assistance to the locals of Kolapakkam
. These include Kedar Hospital, Vignesh Hospital, Kanaga Hospital,Sri Ramachandra Hospital among others. Banks such as Karur
Vysya Bank, Union Bank of India, Chennai
Central Cooperation, Tamil Nadu Mecentile Bank etc have their branches in the area complete with ATM services.