Chengalpattu District
Chengalpattu District
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Chengalpattu Project Target

Mann Vaasanai District Corpus Fund Target for Chengalpattu
$ 250,000.00
Phase I Goal
INR 50 Lakhs (50,00,000) ($70,000)
Amount collected to date: As of September 30, 2020
INR 2,01,374 ($2,800)

We have a long way to go! 

With your help we can reach the Phase I Goal soon.

TNF Projects in Chengalpattu District

LIST OF PROJECTS IN CHENGALPATTU DISTRICT (NEWLY BIFURCATED DISTRICT)

Project Name (Funded By) Beneficiary Village/ City Period Amount In INR, Rs. Beneficiaries
Tailoring classes for Women (TNF Chennai)
Women
Perumbakkam
2016 -
120,000
40 Women

Chengalpattu District

Chengalpattu is the newly bifurcated 37th district of Tamil Nadu. The district is named for the beautiful lily flowers called ‘chenkazhuneer poo’ that blooms  in the ponds. 

Chengalpattu dates from the early Chola dynasty of the 2nd century BCE. Chengalpattu was formerly a capital of the kings of Vijayanagara

The district includes Tambaram which has become a major junction for the Indian Railways,  Mamallpuram – which boasts the beautiful shore temples by the Pallava king  Narasimha Varman and has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage SIte of 13,500 BCE monuments. Vedanthangal a beautiful bird sanctuary where birds from all over the world arrive to nest. 

Aringar Anna Zoological Park in Vandalur is a great place to visit. 

The surrounding district was home to cotton and silk weaving, indigo dyeing, tanneries, and a cigar factory.