About Dindigul district:

Dindigul is a district in Tamil Nadu state, India. The total area of the district is 6058 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 2161367 living in houses, among them male population is 1081934 and female population is 1079433. Sex ratio of the district is 998 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 76.26%.

Dindigul district vehicle registration code is TN 57. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Dindigul.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • for units less than 50 - 1 to 50 units = Rs.3.0 per unit
  • for units less than 100 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.25 per unit
  • for units less than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.5 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit
  • for units more than 250 - 1 to 100 units = Rs. 3.50 per unit, 101 to 250 units = Rs.4.6 per unit, 251 and above units = Rs.6.6 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Aurbathimoovar Festival, Mylapore, Cape Festival, Chennai Dance & Music Festival Chennai, Chithirai Festival, Madurai, Mamallapuram Festival, Dussehra, Float Festival, Kanthuri Festival, Kartigai Deepam, Mahamagam Festival, Meenakshi Kalyanam-Madurai, Natyanjali Dance Festivals, Pongal, Tamil New Year, Thai Poosam, Thyagaraja Carnatic Music Festival-Thiruvariyar, Tourism Fair are the major festivals celebrated in Dindigul district.

Dindigul Cuisine:

Adhirasam, Avial, Biryani, Chakkoli, Chapati, Chettinad cuisine, Chippi appam, Congee, Dosa, Idiyappam, Kheer, Koottu, Koozh, Kothu Parotta, Kullakar rice, Kuzhambu, Masala, dosa, Molagoottal, Mulligatawny soup, Munthiri Kothu, Murugan Idli Shop, Murukku, Paddu, Papadum, Parotta, Paruppusilli, Pongal (dish), Poriyal, Pulihora, Puri, Puttu, Putu mayam, Rasam, Sambar, Sevai, Thoothukudi macaroon, Thuvaiyal, Upma, Uttapam, Watalappam are few of the many varieties of Dindigul.

Top tourist places in Dindigul:

Places of interest in Dindigul:

Bear Shola FallsPopular, Berijam Lake, Bison Wells, Palani HillsPopular, Bryant ParkPopular, Chettiar ParkPopular, Coakers WalkPopular, Devil's Kitchen (Guna Caves)Popular, Dolmen Circle, Dolphin's NosePopular, Fairy Falls, Green Valley View (Suicide Point)Popular, Kodaikanal Golf ClubPopular, Kodaikanal LakePopular, Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, Kodaikanal Yoga Center, Kukkal Caves, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kurinji Poo (Flower), La Salette ChurchPopular, Lutheran Church, Mannavanur Sheep Station, Moir PointPopular, Palani Hills Wildlife Sanctuary and National ParkPopular, Pambar FallsPopular, Perumal Peak, Pillar RocksPopular, Pine ForestsPopular, Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, Silent Valley ViewPopular, Silver Cascade Falls, Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple)Popular, Telescope House, Thalaiyar Falls (Rat Tail Falls), Trekking in Kodaikanal are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Paddy, Groundnut, Cholam, Cotton, Sugarcane, Maize, Turmeric, Ragi, Coconut, Pulses, Cumbu are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Dindigul district:

  • Ambaturai
  • Ayyalur
  • Chatrappatti
  • Dindigul Junction
  • Kodaikanal Road
  • Palakkanuthu
  • Palani
  • Vadamadura
  • Vellodu

Insurance Companies in Dindigul:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Dindigul:

Blood banks in Dindigul:

  • Government Hospital ,Dindigul Rd, South Anna Nagar
  • Government Head Quarters Hospital ,Chennai - Teni Hwy, Begambur

Trading companies in Dindigul:

Hotels in Dindigul:

  • Hotel Vales Park, No.49-A,Mengles Road,Nagal Nagar, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624003
  • Hotel PVK Grand,80, Thadicombu Rd, Ashok Nagar, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001
  • Hotel Keerthi Palace, 75 , Thadicombu Road, 75, Kanyakumari Road, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001
  • Vivera Grande, 19, Palani Rd, New Agraharam, Govindapuram, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001
  • Anand International,Spencer Compound, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001
  • Hotel Priyam,Begambur, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001
  • Hotel Kurunji,Spencer Compound, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001
  • Hotel Aachis Non Veg Restaurant ,No: 5/18, Thiruvalluvar Salai, Near Bus Stand, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001

Theatres in Dindigul district:

  • Anand Theatre - No. 2/88, Pedamaneri, Dharmapuri
  • Aarthi Grand Cineplex - Aarthi Theatre Road, Dindigul

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 1
2 Andhra Bank 3
3 Axis Bank 5
4 Bank Of Baroda 1
5 Bank Of India 4
6 Canara Bank 49
7 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 1
8 Central Bank Of India 5
9 City Union Bank Limited 10
10 Corporation Bank 5
11 Dena Bank 1
12 HDFC Bank 4
13 ICICI Bank Limited 8
14 IDBI Bank 3
15 Indian Bank 12
16 Indian Overseas Bank 28
17 Indusind Bank 1
18 Karur Vysya Bank 11
19 Laxmi Vilas Bank 11
20 Punjab National Bank 1
21 South Indian Bank 2
22 State Bank Of India 30
23 State Bank Of Travancore 1
24 Syndicate Bank 5
25 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 14
26 The Tamil Nadu State Apex Cooperative Bank 1
27 UCO Bank 1
28 Union Bank Of India 4