is one of the most prominent residential localities of Chennai
. It was one of Chennais southern suburbs till September 2011, but is now a part of Chennai
Corporation in Tamil Nadu. Also referred to as Little Kanchi or Chinna, owing to large number of temples and religious spots present here, the name of this locality has been derived from famous Rajarajeshwari Temple. This temple is one of the most significant spiritual landmarks of this area.
This area assures easy connectivity to remaining parts of the city through an intensive rail and road transport networks. A couple of subways link the locality to GST
and Inner Ring Roads. Ganga Nagar Subway allows access to Velachery
. Nangallur is connected by suburban trains, with nearby station being at Pazhavanthangal
. Several MTC city buses also ply to or through this area. Metro Rail Transit System, which is soon to come up around this area, will further resolve transport issues. International airport is just 2.9 kilometres from here, and can be easily reached via Grand Trunk Road.
Demand for real estate in Nanganallur
has escalated in recent times mainly due to easy accessibility to all parts of Chennai
, and airport being in close proximity. There has been immense infrastructural development, which has attracted several developers to invest in projects here. Many premium projects are also being launched here.
This residential suburb known for its calm surroundings, hosts several educational institutions, hospitals, entertainment areas, etc. The well-known schools here include The Hindu Colony
Chellammal Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Modern Senior Secondary School, Nehru Govt. Boys and Girls Higher Secondary School, Prince Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mowbrays Higher Secondary School, ABC Montessori School, Saraswathi Vidyaniketan, Sulochana Matriculation Higher Secondary School, etc. The area also houses a number of IIT-JEE coaching institutions. Various computer education institutions have also cropped up here, which makes this a preferred housing destination for IT professionals.
B M Hospital, Hindu Mission Hospital, Sri Chakra Multi Specialty Hospital, Fortis Malar Clinic, C M Hospital, Margaret Sidney Hospital, Hariharan Hospital, Health Care Clinic, etc. are the prominent hospitals in this area.
Banks such as Canara Bank, State Bank of India, Union Bank, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Syndicate Bank, and few others are respectable banking institutions operating in the locality.