Kallikuppam, Ambattur

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Kallikuppam
Neighbourhood
Kallikuppam is located in Chennai
Kallikuppam
Kallikuppam
Kallikuppam is located in Tamil Nadu
Kallikuppam
Kallikuppam
Kallikuppam is located in India
Kallikuppam
Kallikuppam
Coordinates: 13°07′52″N 80°10′30″E / 13.130973°N 80.174862°E / 13.130973; 80.174862Coordinates: 13°07′52″N 80°10′30″E / 13.130973°N 80.174862°E / 13.130973; 80.174862
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictCHENNAI
MetroChennai
ZoneAmbattur Zone No 7
Wardkallikuppam (Ward 82)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil,english
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600053
Telephone code044
Vehicle registrationTN-13
Planning agencyCMDA
CityChennai
Lok Sabha constituencySriperumbudur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAmbattur

Kallikuppam is a locality in Ambattur (ward 82 of Chennai corporation), which is a large neighbourhood in Chennai City.

History of Kallikuppam[edit]

Kallikuppam has developed from being a rural area along the Redhills high road to become one of the important residential localities of Ambattur and Closer to Anna Nagar, Padi and Avadi, . It was a part of the erstwhile Ambattur Municipality till October 2011.Now as per a G.O., Kallikuppam has become a part of the zone 7, Ambattur, of the Chennai Corporation. Kallikuppam has escalated itself from being a less-known suburb to a decent suburban centre with many iconic projects such as Lake Dugar Towers project Opp Tata Communications and is fast developing on par with the other localities like Anna Nagar. For instance proper roads with reflectors (seen only on ECR) have been completed and the Corporation of Chennai has been carrying on various infrastructure projects in full-swing which are expected to reach completion soon.

Localities in Kallikuppam[edit]

  • Vijayalakshmi Nagar Division 16
  • Vijayalakshmi Nagar Division 18
  • Balavinayagar nagar
  • Gangai nagar
  • Gandhi nagar
  • Ajmeer kaja nagar
  • Hindustan motor nagar
  • Muthamil nagar
  • Moogambikai nagar
  • Rajiv gandhi nagar
  • East Balaji Nagar
  • West Balaji Nagar
  • NEW STREET
  • PERUMAL KOIL STREET
  • PILLAYAR KOIL STREET
  • OM Sakthi Nagar
  • Gangai Amman kovil Street
  • Gangai Amman kovil 1st cross Street
  • SHENBAGE NAGER
  • Sanjay Krishna Nagar

Notable establishments in Kallikuppam[edit]

  • Tata Communications Chennai
  • ARS SUPERMARKET
  • Naidu Hall
  • Nilgiris 1905 supermarket
  • Sri Krishna Sweets
  • Easy super market
  • GR Provision store
  • Ibaco
  • Pizza Republic
  • Max clothing store
  • Reliance Trends
  • Adidas
  • Ibaco
  • Mr.Idli
  • Toegeo Gaming Lounge

Nearest Banks[edit]

  • Bank Of Baroda (ATM)
  • ICICI Bank ATM
  • Axis Bank ATM
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Canara Bank among others

Nearest fire stations[edit]

Ambattur fire station

Nearest Police station[edit]

kallikuppam falls under the jurisdiction of the Greater Chennai Police,West zone,headquartered at Ambattur Industrial Estate. Ambattur Police station. There is a police booth on kadappa road in kallikuppam and redhills road near ayappan temple

Transportation[edit]

phase-2 From puzhal to vandaloor of the Chennai monorail will pass through kallikuppam with proposed stations at Ambattur O.T,Pudur and Kallikuppam .Though Kallikuppam has a good number of bus commuters it still does not have its own bus terminus,however there is a pending proposal to set up a bus terminus at Kallikuppam. Bus services are there to Poonamallee (62), Avadi (62),(77M&77d) Koyambedu, Vallalar Nagar (248A & 248p), Vandalur, Tambaram, C.M.B.T(170L) S43 Villivakkam - PUDUR ( and few private buses to Kanchipuram and Redhills.Recently operating (S43)Villivakkam to pudur via kallikuppam. Share cabs remain the biggest logistics and transport service provider in Kallikuppam.

Roads[edit]

The Chennai-Tiruvallur High Road (CTH Road or NH205) passes through 3 km in kallikuppam and the Chennai-Kolkata highway is just about 7 km from the place making it a strategic location. On an average, about 40,000 passenger car units use the CTH Road.[16] The new Chennai Bypass road between Maduravoyal and Madhavaram passes through kallikuppam. It connects NH4 with NH5 and NH205 via kallikuppam.

Train[edit]

The Chennai Central-Arakkonam railway line passes through Ambattur and has two railway stations in the neighbourhood. Ambattur railway station serves the residential areas and Pattaravakkam railway station serves the Ambattur Industrial Estate area. Suburban Broad Gauge EMU trains operate daily from Chennai Central and Chennai Beach to Avadi, Tiruvallur, Patabiram Military Siding, Arakkonam and Tiruttani via Ambattur. By rail, Ambattur is 30 minutes from Chennai Central, 20 minutes from Perambur and 10 minutes from Villivakkam. Many fast EMU locals (suburban trains) towards Tiruvallur, Arakkonam and Tiruttani, stop at Ambattur railway station, but fast local trains towards Chennai central do not halt at Ambattur. By fast local train it takes 25 minutes from Chennai Central. There has been a long pending request to extension of timing of a Passenger Reservation Centre at Ambattur.

Education[edit]

Schools

  • Velammal CBSE is located about 2 km from kallikuppam at Surapet on the Ambattur-Red Hills road
  • Sharon Matriculation School
  • Sree Saraswathi Matric School
  • Infant Jesus matriculation school
  • Satheesh Balaji Matriculation Higher Secondary School
 the above are notable schools in kallikuppam.

Colleges

  • Velammal Engineering College is located about 2 km from kallikuppam at Surapet on the Ambattur-Red Hills road.
  • Annai Violet College of Arts and Science at Menambedu.
  • Soka Ikeda College of Arts and Science for Women at Madhanankuppam
  • Benson College of Hotel Management and Culinary Arts at Ambattur
the above are notable near Colleges in kallikuppam.

Hospitals[edit]

Sir Ivan Stedeford Hospital is a modern multi-speciality hospital in Ambattur. The hospital is named after Sir Ivan Stedeford, the British industrialist and philanthropist. The hospital was inaugurated on 25 February 1966, and then managed by the AMM Foundation. It is situated 4 km from the Kallikuppam tea shop bus stop on the Ambattur–Avadi road, about a kilometer from the Ambattur—Red Hills Road intersection,mahalakshmi hospital 24 hrs(Ambattur),Essvee hospital 24hrs (Ambattur),Teja hospital 24 hrs(Ambattur),Rabindran health care hospital 24 Hrs(Ambattur),and more small clinics are available in near kallikuppam,

Places of worship[edit]

Kovil

  • Ayyapan Temple (Kallikuppam)
  • Gangai Amman Temple (Kallikuppam)
  • Om Shakti Isakki Amman Temple (Kallikuppam)
  • Perumal Temple(Kallikuppam)
  • Sai Baba Temple(Kallikuppam)
  • Saralishwar Temple (Kallikuppam)
  • Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar Perumal Temple (Kallikuppam)
  • Sri Jyothy Murugan Temple with Valli & Dheivanai (Kallikuppam)
  • Varadaraja Perumal Koil (Kallikuppam)
  • Vinayagar/Sivan Temple (Kallikuppam)

Church

  • KIRUBASANAM CHURCH OF CHRIST(kallikuppam)
  • St. Joseph Church - Ambattur
  • St, Antony's Church
  • T.G Anna Nagar (Roman Catholic)
  • Christ Church (CSI)
  • Vanathin vasal church(madhnakuppam)
  • Spirutal rock church (madhnakuppam)

Recreational Centres[edit]

Theatres include Rakki Cinemas (multiplex Complex) near Ambattur O.T. and Sri Murugan multiplex near the Ambattur railway station. Kannan Theatre near senthil nagar was closed and being converted to Dolphin Sports Academy. Parks include Thangal lake park near Anjalamaram, Krishnapuram Corporation Park (renovated in October 2009) and the Thiruvengada Nagar Corporation Park (opened on 11 October 2013),Hindustan motor nagar (Kallikuppam) Opened

See also[edit]

Ambattur

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