Panavally

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Panavally
Cherthala
Silica Sand.jpg
View of Pachara Manal
Coordinates: 9°49′02″N76°21′04″E / 9.817170°N 76.350990°E / 9.817170; 76.350990 Coordinates: 9°49′02″N76°21′04″E / 9.817170°N 76.350990°E / 9.817170; 76.350990
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Talukas Cherthala
Government
  BodyPanchayat
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
688526
Telephone code0478
Vehicle registration KL-
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Niyamasabha constituency Aroor
Civic agencyPanchayat
Thrichattukulam temple Thrichattukulam Temple.jpg
Thrichattukulam temple

Panavally is a village in India that is part of Cherthala taluk and Alappuzha district in Kerala state.

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Geography

Panavally is a village on the northern end of Alappuzha district. It spans from Arookutty on the northern side to Poochackal on the southern side Arookutty was the northern frontier of Travencore which separated it with old Kochi. The old customs house and the summer palace of Travencore King, which is overlooking the backwaters are still there. Different branches of the backwaters of Vembanad surround the village. Geographically, this area is part of the seashore sector of Kerala. The soil and other eco system show, like many regions of Kerala, that this part of the land emerged from the sea, few centuries ago. The sand in the southern part of this village is a great source of special silica sand, containing high concentration of pure silica. This was being used in many industries, in particular in brick (white) making and in glass industries. Southern end is the town Poochakkal, which is a part of this village as well as Thycattuserry village.

Transportation

The Cherthala-Arookutty-Aroor Temple bus route goes through this village and runs parallel to the national highway NH 47.

Economy

The economy in general is agriculture based, but equally supported by the seafood processing industry. Due to the proximity to the Cochin city, this village supplies workforce to the city as well.

Educational and cultural institutions

Major educational institutions are NSS Higher secondary school, Trichattukulam, NSS LP School, Govt LP school Trichattukulm and Odampally Govt. UP school, SNHSS Sreekandeswaram.

Sports

Red star arts and SNS Thaliyaparambu club has played a major role in shaping up the cultural and sports scenario of the village and at least three or four generations have received contribution from this organization.

Buildings and other notes

Poochakkal Police Station, Poochakkal Treasury, Poochakkal Medical Centre PMC, Poochakkal KSFE, Poochakkal KSEB and Poochakkal KSBC are in this village.

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