is a suburb located to the south-west of Chennai
in Kancheepuram district. The place is well-known for its tannery and leather factories. It is a commercially developing district, located close to Pallavaram
, situated between GST
and Inner Ring Road. The name of the place is given after the legend Pammal
Vijayaranga Sambandha Mudaliar, who is considered as the father of Tamil theatre. It is bounded by Anakaputhur
, Pozhichalur, Kundrathur
. The place is at a distance of 23.4 kilometre from city centre. The place can also labelled as a religious spot since it has many temples in its locality.
The place connects to the city via railways and buses. The nearest railway station is at Pallavaram
, which three kilometres from the place and Chennai
international airport is 3.5 kilometres away. One can take bus from Pammal
Bus Stop to connect to the city.
is currently evolving as a residential hub. Pammal
, which was once a remote area, is now replete with apartments and individual homes. Since, the place has a good connectivity to important places, it becomes convenient for daily commuters who reside here. Real estate in Pammal
is available at affordable prices. Survey says that progress in neighbouring areas including GST
, well-planned connectivity to other parts of the city, cheaper cost of living and availability of infrastructure make this place apt for middle-class families.
Availability of schools and colleges like Sri Sankara Vidyalaya Global School, Barebeat Silambam Academy, Kavitha School, Kidzee Pammal
, Minerva School, and St Joseph Primary School are some well-known schools.
There are more than 15 hospitals within 10 kilometres radius of Pammal
, namely, Bhaskaran Clinic, Dermalaya Hair and Skin Clinic, Shanthi Hospital, Sathya Clinic and Sree Balaji Medical College. These hospitals provide some of the best doctors and healthcare regimes.
The place has almost around 20 ATMs in its localities including ICICI Bank ATM, HDFC Bank ATM, Axis Bank ATM, Indian Overseas Bank ATM and Syndicate Bank ATM .