Tondiarpet constitutes an important suburban region of Chennai
city. The place is located in the northern outskirts and close to
the nearby sea that is Bay of Bengal. Tondiarpet is one important
commercial centre in the north of the city. The place shares its
boundaries with other important regions of Chennai including the
city center, George Town. The extensive road and railway networks
connects this suburban region with the rest of the city.
Tondiarpet houses some important offices in the Chennai city. The
place constitute the Zone-I and houses the zonal office of the
Corporation of Chennai. The Corporation is responsible for the
administration in its zonal area and city at large.
Trade and commerce flourishes in the township of Tondiarpet. The
place features a number of commercial enterprises that operate in
this part of the city. Manufacturing and distributing enterprises
are abundantly found at Tondiarpet. The region has a good number of
export houses which primarily deal in silk apparels and jewellery. A
good number of outlets merchandising plastic ware and metal ware are
prevalent in the suburbs.
Tondiarpet is dotted with banks and hospitals. The southern end of
the suburbs has a maximum concentration of these institutes. The
region also features the fishing harbour built on the eastern sea
shores. The Fish Marketing Office situated here is quite popular.
Banks and hospitals are spread throughout the suburban region. The
southern part of the suburbs has a maximum concentration of these
institutes. Some reputed medical facility providers include Appolo
Hospital, Malinga Hospital, Government Peripheral Hospital,
Communicable Diseases Hospital, etc.
With the completion of development project that was undertaken by
Corporation of Chennai in the year 2004, the place took a real sigh
of relief. The Corporation was responsible for the installation of
public toilets, Corporation schools, gymnasia and health centres.
Areas Under Tondiarpet
- Tondiarpet lies adjacent to Chennai city center. The place
(George Town) is a couple of kilometres away and towards the
south of Tondiarpat.
- The place has got its railway station, grounded within the
suburban area, called Tondiarpet Railway Station.
- The nearest airport is Chennai Airport, which lies in the
south west region of Tambaram. The place is about 16 kms away.
- New Washermanpet