Kallakurichi District
Kallakurichi District
Kallakurichi District
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Kallakurichi Project Target

Mann Vaasanai District Corpus Fund Target for Kallakurichi
$ 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 ($2,700)

We have a very long way to go! 

With your help we can reach the $10,000 by the year end 2020.

TNF Projects in Kallakurichi District (NEWLY BIFURCATED DISTRICT)

Project Name (Funded By) Beneficiary Village/ City Period Amount In INR, Rs. Beneficiaries
Educational Scholarship (Essvee Foundation
Students
Kallakurichi
2019 -
117,650
2 Students

Kallakurichi District

Kallakurichi district was split from Villupuram and was  inaugurated as the 34th district in November 2019. Kallakuruchi town is the district headquarters. Ulundurpet, Chinna Salem, Thirukovilue are some of the major towns. 

Agriculture is the major industry  with paddy, maize, sugarcane, black gram etc., as major crops. The district is mainly rainfed / tank irrigated along with Gomukhi and Manimuktha dams.

Kalvarayan hills spread across 550.70 Sq km, is a major attraction of the district. The tribal population dominated hills have Periyar falls, Megham falls, Sirukalur falls and Chinnathirupathi temple.The Ulagalantha Perumal temple, Veerattaneswarar temple and Kabilar hillock are famous attractions. 

The hill tribes are warriors belonging to ‘KARALAR’ community that came  from Kanchipuram and settled in Kalrayan hills. Kalrayan hills  has numerous water falls, jungle streams, rivers and rivulets. The place is a veritable paradise for trekkers. It is also called as ‘Poor man’s hill station’ of Tamil Nadu. The Summer Festival is conducted to create awareness among the tribes.

As per the 2011 studies Kallakurichi has a 64% literacy rate as compared to the 80% literacy rate of the state of Tamil Nadu. The literacy levels of the tribals is even lower than the district level. 

With your help TNF can implement the ABC initiative and help the underserved tribal people of the district. 

Donate generously to Kallakurichi district!