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Pammal is located in Chennai
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Metro Chennai
 • Municipal Chairman C.V Elangovan (ADMK PARTY)
Population (2011)
 • Total 75,870
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600075
Telephone code 2248
Vehicle registration TN-85

Pammal is a suburb of the city of Chennai,town in Kancheepuram district of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is a neighbourhood of the city of Chennai and in 2011 had a population of 75,870.

Leather and tannery works are present in and around Pammal. Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar, the father of modern Tamil theatre, was born in Pammal. It is very close to Chennai International Airport (MAA). There are famous temple Sooriamman and Arkeeswarar ( Anna salai ),Pammal Sri Prasana Venkatesa perumal Kovil (Bajanai Kovil Street), Rettai Pillayar Kovil(Pammal Main Road) and Sithi Vinayagar Temple (pammal main road) and remarkable church (Pammal Main Road) are located in Pammal Main Road.Sri Dharmasastha and Sri Guruvayurappan Temple located in sri shankar nagar Pammal is of great importance.


According to 2011 census, Pammal had a population of 75,870 with a sex-ratio of 998 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[1] A total of 8,264 were under the age of six, constituting 4,223 males and 4,041 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 19.28% and .16% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 81.13%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[1] The town had a total of 18812 households. There were a total of 29,090 workers, comprising 105 cultivators, 154 main agricultural labourers, 370 in house hold industries, 24,304 other workers, 4,157 marginal workers, 47 marginal cultivators, 63 marginal agricultural labourers, 127 marginal workers in household industries and 3,920 other marginal workers.[2]


The Nearest Railway Station is at Pallavaram 3 km away. The Chennai Airport is 3.5 km away.


  1. ^ a b "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Pammal". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
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