About Salem district:

Salem is a district in Tamil Nadu state, India. The total area of the district is 5245 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3480008 living in houses, among them male population is 1780569 and female population is 1699439. Sex ratio of the district is 954 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 72.86%.

Salem district vehicle registration code is TN 27. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Salem.


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 Salem district.

Salem 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 Salem.

Top tourist places in Salem:

Places of interest in Salem:

Yercaud Hills, 1008 Lingam Temple, Kiliyur Falls, Siddhar Temple, Sugavaneshwarar Temple, Mettur Dam, Kandhaswamy Kovil, Jama Masjid, Ayodhyapattanam, Kottai Mariamman Temple, Kailasanathar Temple, ISKCON Salem, Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple, Poiman Karadu, Paravasa Ulagam Water Theme Park, Sankakiri Fort, Tharamangalam Temples, Kandhasramam, Arulmigi Alagirinathar Temple, Kurumpapatti Zoological Park, Sathya Narayana Sithar Beedam, EllaiPedari Amman Temple 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 Salem district:

  • Mavelipalaiyam
  • Ayodhyapattanam
  • Danishpet
  • Minnampalli
  • Karuppur
  • Karuvalli
  • Kattukottai
  • Magnesite Junction
  • Magudanchavadi
  • Mettur
  • Metur Dam
  • Neykkarapatti
  • Omalur
  • Ammapet
  • Attur
  • Salem Town
  • Salem Market
  • Sankaridrug
  • Semmandappatti
  • Talaivasal
  • Tinnappatti
  • Valappadi
  • Vemvaditalam
  • Veppilaipatti

Insurance Companies in Salem:

  • United India Insurance Company Limited , BO 2, Oriental Complex, 77, Arunachala Aasari St, First Agraharam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636001
  • National Insurance ,Mahalakshmi Nivasham, Opposite: Kiruba Hospital, Kumarasamypatty, Rajai Road,, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007
  • Reliance General Insurance Company Limited,Omalur Main Road,, Sree Lakshmi Complex, 1st Floor, Bharathi Street, Swarnapuri,, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Limited , Empire Arcade, 356/1,, Omalur Main Road,Opp new Bus Stand, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Limited ,2nd Floor ,VSA Commercial Complex, Next to New Bus Stand, 9-11, Omalur Main Road, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Co Ltd ,JH Towers II Floor, Hotel Vasantham Road,, 24/302, LIC Colony Rd, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004

Lawyers (Advocates) in Salem:

  • C Madhavaraj Advcate & Lawyer in Salem (Best Lawyer in Salem),No: 1-A, Dharma Nagar Main Road, Opp to Suramangalam Police Station, Suramangalam, Salem, Tamilnadu, Tamil Nadu 636005
  • Manivasagam Advocate,SH 188, Ponnandigounder Nagar, Periya Pudur, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636016
  • K.S. Jegaraj,30/31A, First Floor, 3rd Cross East,, Vidhya Nagar, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636003

Blood banks in Salem:

  • Salem Blood Bank,2A, 3rd Agraharam,, Opp to Kasivishwanathar Temple,, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636001
  • SITHI VINAYAGAR BLOOD BANK,Vidyalaya Rd, Seerangapalayam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007
  • Maruthi Blood Bank,No. 5, Srinivasa Complex, Ram Nagar, Swarnapuri, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636005

Trading companies in Salem:

  • Religare ,NO 169ATTUR MAIN ROAD GANGAVALLIDistrict:Salem,TNPostcode:636105
  • ,SRI BALASUBRAMANIYA COMPLEXOPP. NEW BUS STAND ATTUR MAIN ROAD RASIPURAMDistrict:Salem,TNPostcode:637408
  • Reliance Securities ,NO. 117, OMALUR MAIN ROAD,District:Salem,TNPostcode:636007
  • Reliance Securities ,NO.8/1-29 SALEM MAIN ROAD PUDU SAMBALLI METTUR DAMDistrict:Salem,TNPostcode:636403
  • Networth Direct ,NO.16 SUDHARASAN PLAZAJUNCTION MAIN ROAD JUNCTIONDistrict:Salem,TNPostcode:636201

Hotels in Salem:

  • Hotel Salem Castle, A-4, Bharathi Street, Swarnapuri, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • Radisson, NH44, Mamangam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636302
  • Hotel New Tamilnadu,94, Ramakrishna Road, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007
  • Hotel Ashwa Park,Steel Plant Road, Jagir Ammapalayam, Salem District, Reddipatti, Tamil Nadu 600113
  • Hotel Windsor Castle,14, Rajaji Rd, Opp. Vijaya Hospital, Peramanur, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007
  • Hotel AMRs Evvergreen,Omalur Main Road, Parvathipuram, Indian Bank Colony, Arisipalayam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636009
  • National Hotel,Omalur Main Road, Arisipalayam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636009
  • Hotel Vasantham, LIC Colony Rd, Fairlands, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • Hotel Selvam,No. 231, Omalur Main Road, Arthanari Nagar, Swarnapuri, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • Hotel Juha Regency,Opposite New Bus Stand, Fairlands, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • Hotel Karpagam,opp captain bunk,, Omalur Main Road, Salem, 636009
  • Hotel Devi Towers,Sarada College Road, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • Hotel Sing Saral,4/59 H-1, K.S & Co.Tower, Five Roads, Omalur Main Rd, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636004
  • Hotel Blue Star,P M P Nagar, Kondalampatti, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636010

Theatres in Salem district:

  • Alankar - D.D. Road, Salem
  • Amman Arangam - Alagu Samudram, Salem Steel Plant Post, Salem

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Andhra Bank 5
3 Axis Bank 14
4 Bank Of Baroda 3
5 Bank Of India 3
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
7 Canara Bank 37
8 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 3
9 Central Bank Of India 4
10 City Union Bank Limited 12
11 Corporation Bank 8
12 Dena Bank 1
13 Deustche Bank 1
14 Development Bank Of Singapore 2
15 Dhanalakshmi Bank 1
16 Federal Bank 9
17 HDFC Bank 8
18 ICICI Bank Limited 12
19 IDBI Bank 3
20 Indian Bank 40
21 Indian Overseas Bank 32
22 Indusind Bank 3
23 ING Vysya Bank 2
24 Karnataka Bank Limited 2
25 Karur Vysya Bank 21
26 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 2
27 Laxmi Vilas Bank 16
28 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
29 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
30 Punjab National Bank 1
31 Ratnakar Bank Limited 1
32 South Indian Bank 6
33 State Bank Of Hyderabad 2
34 State Bank Of India 50
35 State Bank Of Mysore 3
36 State Bank Of Patiala 1
37 State Bank Of Travancore 2
38 Syndicate Bank 14
39 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 11
40 The Tamil Nadu State Apex Cooperative Bank 1
41 UCO Bank 1
42 Union Bank Of India 9
43 United Bank Of India 2
44 Vijaya Bank 2
45 YES Bank 1