Commune Panchayats in Puducherry district:

About Puducherry district:

Puducherry is a district in Puducherry state, India. The total area of the district is 293 According to recent census the total population of the district is 946600 living in houses, among them male population is 466143 and female population is 480457. Sex ratio of the district is 1029 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 85.44%.

Puducherry district vehicle registration code is PY 01. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Puducherry.

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 100 units = Rs.1.1 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.1.75 per unit
  • 201 to 400 units = Rs.3.50 per unit
  • 401 and above units = Rs.4.60 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Bastille Day, Fete De pondicherry, French Food Festival, Masimagam Festival, Pongal, Villianur Temple Festival, Sri Aurobindo Birth Anniversary are the major festivals celebrated in Puducherry district.

Puducherry Cuisine:

Salad Nicoise, Quiche, Steak-frites (Beef Steak with French Fries), Coq Au Vin, Sole Meuniere, Croque Monsieur / Croque Madame, Bouillabaisse, Ratatouille, Crepes (Sweet or Savoury), Creme Caramel / Creme Brulee, Cheese Platter / Cheese Fondue, Croissant, French Pastries, Coconut Curry, Tandoori Potato, Soya Dosa, Podanlangkai, Assad, Kadugu Yerra, Curried Vegetables, Stuffed Cabbage, Palpayasam (Sweet Milk), Kadugu Yerra are few of the many varieties of Puducherry.

Top tourist places in Puducherry:

Places of interest in Puducherry:

Auroville, Raj Niwas, Villianur, Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Nedungadu, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Kottucherry, Pondicherry Beach, French Colony, Pondicherry Museum, Arikamedu, Navagraha Temples, Bharathi Park, Chunnambar Boat House, Promenade Beach, Romain Rolland Library, Plage Paradiso, Karaikal Ammaiyar, Dharmapuram, French War Memorial, Auroville Beach, Karaikal Sandy Beach, Botanical Garden and Aquarium, Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Jawahar Toy Museum, Park Monument are the major tourist attractions of the district.


rice, maize, jowar (cholam), bajra (cumbu), ragi, and pulses (Bengalgram, Redgram, Greengram, Blackgram and Horsegram). The cash crops include cotton, sugarcane, oilseeds, coconut, gingelly and chillies. are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Puducherry district:

  • Pondicherry
  • Villuparam Junction

Insurance Companies in Puducherry:

  • Reliance General Insurance Company Limited ,RS No.181/2, 100 F.T. Road, Sundaraja Nagar, Mudaliarpet, 1st Floor, AVS Towers, Next to Srinavasa Motors, Pondichery, Puducherry 605004
  • Royal Sundaram General Insurance Co. Limited , No:127, 2nd Floor, Natesan Nagar,, Natesan Tower,, Puducherry, 605005
  • UNITED INDIA INSURANCE COMPANY LTD , 46, JN Street, Heritage Town, Puducherry, 605001
  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd , 1st Floor, JK Towers, 100 Feet Rd, Puducherry, 605013
  • National Insurance ,AVN Plaza, I Floor, 100 Feet Road Gayathri Nagar, Mudaliarpet, Puducherry, 605004
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance ,1st floor, building no. 142, ECR Main Road, Kottupalayam,, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu 605008

Lawyers (Advocates) in Puducherry:

  • Prem Kumar Advocate,No. 126, 1st Floor, Kamaraj Salai, Kamarj Salai, Vijay Auto Works, Kamaraj Salai, Puducherry, 605013
  • V Ganapathy Advocate,2, 1st Floor, Ayyanar Koil Street, Ganapathy, Ayyanar Nagar, Puducherry, 605005
  • Nadesh Apartment, 539 M G ROAD PUDUCHERRY
  • S Ananda Baskaram,No. 84 B, Chetty Street, Near M.G. Street, Chetty Street, Puducherry, 605001
  • T S Sampath,No. 96, Aravindar Street, Aravinda St, Arun Computer, Aravindar Street, Puducherry, 605001
  • R Siva Raman Advocate, 93, 2nd Floor, Kamaraj Salai, Kamaraj Salai, Near Balaji Theater Signal, Kamaraj Salai, Puducherry, 605013

Blood banks in Puducherry:

Trading companies in Puducherry:

Hotels in Puducherry:

  • Hotel De Pondichery, 38, Dumas Street, Beach Road, Puducherry, 605001
  • SUNWAY MANOR, 155/D, 100 Feet Rd, Puducherry, 605004
  • Hotel Atithi, 126, S. V. Patel Salai, Puducherry, 605001
  • Le Dupleix, 5, Caserne Street, Puducherry, 605001
  • Hotel Ram International, 398, Anna Salai, Puducherry, 605001
  • Hotel Corbelli, 170, Mission street, Puducherry, 605001
  • Pondicherry Executive Inn, 1-A, Perumal Koil Street, Puducherry, 605001

Theatres in Puducherry district:

  • Jeeva Theatre - Pondiocherry
  • Vasantharaja Theatre - Pondiocherry
  • Sudha Theatre - Thirukannur
  • Raja Theatre - Pondicherri


Commune Panchayat in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 City Union Bank Limited 1
2 ING Vysya Bank 1
3 State Bank Of India 1
4 The Tamil Nadu State Apex Cooperative Bank 1