Manali, Chennai

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Manali
Neighborhood
Manali and Ennore as viewed from St Thomas mount
Manali and Ennore as viewed from St Thomas mount
Manali is located in Chennai
Manali
Manali
Manali is located in Tamil Nadu
Manali
Manali
Manali is located in India
Manali
Manali
Coordinates: 13°09′49″N 80°15′31″E / 13.16361°N 80.25856°E / 13.16361; 80.25856Coordinates: 13°09′49″N 80°15′31″E / 13.16361°N 80.25856°E / 13.16361; 80.25856
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictChennai
TalukTiruvottiyur
MetroChennai
ZoneManali Zone No 2
WardManali (Ward 18, 20, 21)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total35,248
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600068
Telephone code044-2594
Vehicle registrationTN-20-xxxx & TN-18-xxxx(new)
Civic agencyGreater Chennai Corporation
Planning agencyCMDA
CityChennai
Lok Sabha constituencyChennai North
Vidhan Sabha constituencyThiruvottiyur

Manali is an Industrial cum residential area and a zone in Greater Chennai Corporation which located in Chennai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on north of Chennai city. As of 2011, the neighborhood had a population of 35,248.

History[edit]

In October 2011, the erstwhile Manali municipality of Tiruvallur district merged with Greater Chennai Corporation and later became a part of Chennai district since August 2018.

Demographics[edit]

Religious census
Religion Percent(%)
Hindu
88.02%
Muslim
3.62%
Christian
8.04%
Sikh
0.02%
Buddhist
0.01%
Jain
0.19%
Other
0.09%
No religion
0.0%

According to 2011 census, Manali had a population of 35,248 with a sex-ratio of 968 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[1] A total of 4,208 were under the age of six, constituting 2,194 males and 2,014 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 23.33% and 0.09% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 74.52%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[1] The town had a total of : 9331 households. There were a total of 12,745 workers, comprising 25 cultivators, 49 main agricultural labourers, 127 in house hold industries, 11,293 other workers, 1,251 marginal workers, 12 marginal cultivators, 12 marginal agricultural labourers, 39 marginal workers in household industries and 1,188 other marginal workers.[2] As per the religious census of 2011, Manali had 88.02% Hindus, 3.62% Muslims, 8.04% Christians, 0.02% Sikhs, 0.01% Buddhists, 0.19% Jains, 0.09% following other religions and 0.0% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.[3]

Location and surroundings[edit]

Manali is a neighborhood of Chennai city. It borders Tiruvottiyur to the east,. Madhavaram to the west, Kodungaiyur to the south, 100 ft road[clarification needed] and Manali New Town to the North. The main thoroughfares in the area are Kamarajar Salai, Chinnamathur road, School street, Nedunchezhian street and Parthasarathy street.

Manali Zone[edit]

The Manali Zone was named as Zone 2 of Chennai Corporation. The Manali Zone contains 7 wards out of Chennai Corporation's 200 wards from ward 15 to ward 21.

Roads[edit]

Expressway[edit]

Manali Expressway(100 feet road) runs on the north of Manali and terminates at Thiruvottriyur-Ponneri High Road and joins with Manali High Road.

Other main roads[edit]

Other main roads in Manali are Kamarajar Road, School Street, Nedunchezhian Road, Chinnamathur Road and Manali Oil Refinery Road.

Transportation[edit]

Tiruvottiyur railway station and Perambur railway station are the nearest railway stations of Manali, which are 4 km and 8 km away, respectively. Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) runs passenger buses to Manali from other major parts of the Chennai city. Some of the bus services are :

Normal Express Deluxe AC Volvo Night
MTC Routes
Route Origin Destination Via
44 Manali Broadway Manali Market, MRL(CPCL), Thiruvottriyur Railway Station, Ellaiamman Koil, Kaladipet, Rajakadai, Thangal, Toll gate, Tondiarpet, Maharani, Mint, Beach Station
56D Manali Broadway Manali Market, MRL(CPCL), Thiruvottriyur Railway Station, Ellaiamman Koil, Kaladipet, Rajakadai, Thangal, Toll gate, Tondiarpet, Kasimedu, Kalmandapam, Royapuram, Beach Station
PP56D Manali Broadway Manali Market, MRL(CPCL), Thiruvottriyur Railway Station, Ellaiamman Koil, Kaladipet, Rajakadai, Thangal, Toll gate, Tondiarpet, Kasimedu, Kalmandapam, Royapuram, Beach Station
PP56D Manali Broadway Manali Market, MRL(CPCL), Thiruvottriyur Railway Station, Ellaiamman Koil, Kaladipet, Rajakadai, Thangal, Toll gate, Tondiarpet, Kasimedu, Kalmandapam, Royapuram, Beach Station
S62 Manali Moolakadai Manali Market, Chinnasekkadu, Baljipalayam, Moolachathiram, Parvathi Nagar, Gandhi Statue
S63 Manali Moolakadai Manali Market, Chinnasekkadu, Baljipalayam, Selavoyal, Kaviarasu Kanadasan Nagar, SIDCO, Erukancherry
64C Manali Broadway Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Vyasarpadi, Doveton, Chennai Central
64C Manali Broadway Chinna Mathur, Mathur MMDA, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Vyasarpadi, Doveton, Chennai Central
121A Manali CMBT Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Reteri, Anna Nagar West, Thirumangalam
121A Manali CMBT Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Reteri, Anna Nagar West, Thirumangalam
156D Manali Tondiarpet Manali Market, MRL(CPCL), MFL, Sathyamoorthy Nagar, Ernavoor, Thiruvottriyur Bus Depot, Theradi, Ellaiamman Koil, Kaladipet, Rajakadai, Thangal, Toll gate
164C Manali Broadway Manali Market, Mathur, Manjambakkam, Madhavaram, Moolakadai, Vyasarpadi, Doveton, Chennai Central
170C Extn Manali Guindy I.E Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Thiru-Vi-Ka Nagar, Kolathur, Reteri, Lucas, Anna Nagar West, Thirumangalam, CMBT, Vadapalani, Ashok Pillar, Ekkatuthangal
170M Manali Velachery Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Thiru-Vi-Ka Nagar, Kolathur, Reteri, Lucas, Anna Nagar West, Thirumangalam, CMBT, Vadapalani, Ashok Pillar, Ekkatuthangal, Guindy I.E

Some of the buses which passes through Manali are :

MTC Routes
Route Origin Destination Via
48B TVK Nagar Ennore Perambur, Moolakadai, Madhavaram, Manjambakkam, Mathur, Manali Market
56D Extn Mathur MMDA Broadway Chinna Mathur, Manali, Manali Market, MRL(CPCL), Thiruvottriyur Railway Station, Ellaiamman Koil, Kaladipet, Rajakadai, Thangal, Toll gate, Tondiarpet, Kasimedu, Kalmandapam, Royapuram, Beach Station
56D Extn Assisi Nagar Broadway Chinna Mathur, Manali, Manali Market, MRL(CPCL), Thiruvottriyur Railway Station, Ellaiamman Koil, Kaladipet, Rajakadai, Thangal, Toll gate, Tondiarpet, Kasimedu, Kalmandapam, Royapuram, Beach Station
56V Redhills Tollgate Grand Lyon, Vadakarai, Vadaperumpakkam, Manjambakkam, Mathur, Manali Market, Kaladipet, Rajakadai
56W Madhavaram Vallalar Nagar Madhavaram Milk Colony, Mathur, Manali Market, Kaladipet, Rajakadai
56T Madhavaram Tiruvottiyur Madhavaram Milk Colony, Mathur, Manali Market, Theradi
64B Minjur Broadway Napalayam, Manali New Town, Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Perambur Market, Vyasarpadi, Doveton, Chennai Central
64P MFL Perambur Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Perambur Market
64P Minjur Perambur Napalayam, Manali New Town, Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Perambur Market
121B Minjur CMBT Napalayam, Manali New Town, Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Reteri, Lucas, Anna Nagar West, Thirumangalam
121C Ennore CMBT Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Reteri, Lucas, Anna Nagar West, Thirumangalam
121D Manali New Town CMBT Andarkuppam, Manali Market, Mathur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Moolakadai, Reteri, Lucas, Anna Nagar West, Thirumangalam

Apart from MTC buses, Share Autos plays a major role for transportation in this Area.

Industries[edit]

  • Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL)—Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (formerly MRL) is the largest company in Manali. Started in 1969, CPCL's Manali Refinery now has a capacity of 9.5 million tonnes per year and is one of the most complex refineries in India with fuel, lube, wax and petrochemical feedstocks production facilities. The main products of the company are LPG, motor spirit, superior kerosene, aviation turbine fuel, high-speed diesel, naphtha, bitumen, lube base stocks, paraffin wax, fuel oil, hexane and petrochemical feed stocks.

Other Industries located in Manali are as follows:

  • Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL)
  • Manali Petro Chemical Ltd (MPL)
  • Futura Polymers Ltd
  • Cetex Petro Chemicals Ltd
  • Tamil Nadu Petroproducts Limited (TPL)
  • Sriram Fibres Ltd (SRF)
  • Madras Rubber Factory (MRF)
  • Kothari Chemicals and Pesticides
  • Balmer Lawrie & Co
  • Infra Tanks and Polymers
  • The Huntsman Polyurethenes
  • ICI Limited
  • SRF Limited
  • Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Limited

References[edit]

  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 - Manali". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2015.