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Ambattur

Ambattur Industrial belt - Chennai
Ambattur is an important industrial town located in Chennai Extension. The town constitutes a regional suburb of the adjoining district of Chennai called Tiruvallur. The region is situated towards the west of the city and at a distance of about 13 kilometres from central Chennai. The place s connected with the continous road and railway links.

The locality of Ambattur is essentially an industrial area. The industrial area was developed and made fully functional in the year 1964. The township features one of the biggest small scale industrial estates in whole South Asia. The place houses some of the reputed companies of India. Companies like TVS, Dunlop, T.I.Cycles, Brittania, Godrej and Boyco, etc., are some accredited ones located in the Ambattur suburbs. The regions also features few reputed software companies like HCL and Tata Consultancy Services.

The township is rapidly developing into a residential area with many basic institutions installed here. Hospitals and schools have been grossly built in the last few years. The development as such has lead to the growing number of residential colonies in the outskirts. Some popular residential areas of Ambattur include Kamaraj Nagar, Balaji Nagar, Sathya Nagar, Periyar Nagar, Venkata Nagar, etc. Some renowned institutes in region include Vellamal Engineering College, Soka Ikeda College, Lady Violet's Women College, Hussain Memorial School, T.I Matriculation Higher Secondary School, G.K.Shetty Vivekananda Vidyalya, Sethu Bhaskara, etc. The hospitals contained within the suburbs precincts are Ess Vee Hospital, Sir Ivan Stedeford Hospital, Dr.RAbindran's Health Care Centre. Ambattur township houses a good number of local markets catering to the residential population. The markets are provided as special markets and super markets. Special markets comprises of shopping areas that sell only a selected category of articles. The super markets, however, are provided with whole lot of stuff. Farm Bazar, Ponnu's market, Golden Super Market, Subiksha market are some of the best shopping places in Ambattur. The region also features a number of popular entertainment institutions.

Accessibility
  • Chennai Tiruvallur High Road provides for the accessibility via road, from the centre of the city. The locality is about 13 kms far from the city center. The city center lies straight east of Ambattur.
  • The Southern Railways provide the services in the region. There is a regional railway station located in Ambattur, called as Ambattur Railway Station.
  • Chennai Airport lies south of Ambattur and is about 12 kms away.
Areas Under Ambattur
  • Mogapper
  • Padi
  • Korattur


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