Nagappattinam District
Nagappattinam District
Nagappattinam District
Nagappattinam District
Nagappattinam District

Nagappattinam (Central OH Chapter) Project Target

Mann Vaasanai District Corpus Fund Target for Nagappattinam (Central OH Chapter)
$ 250,000.00
With your help we can reach the Phase II Goal of 1 Crore soon
INR 1 Crore (₹10,000,000) ($125,000)
Amount collected to date: As of January 2023
INR 6,791,752 ($84,896.90)

We have a long way to go! 

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

TNF Projects in Nagapattinam District

Project Name (Funded By) Beneficiary Village/ City Period Amount In INR Rs. Beneficiaries
ABC Project (TNF Central Ohio Chapter and TNF South Florida Chapter)
Government High School, Ettukudi
2016 -
381 students
Government High School, Gramathumedu
Government High School, Seruthur
Government High School, Karapidagai
Government High School, Thirupoondi
Thirupoondi ( North)
GAJA Cyclone Relief (TNF Sister Organsiations, Chapters and Individual Donors)
Renovation of School - Government High School, Ettukudi
2019 - 2020
190 students
Cyclone Gaja Houses (TNF Sister Organisations, Individual Donors)
Cyclone Gaja Victims
2019 - 2020
21 Houses
Cyclone Gaja Houses (Srinivasan Services Trust)
Cyclone Gaja Victims
2019 - 2020
23 Houses
Educational Scholarship (Mr. C.K. Mohanam)
Kasthurba Gandhi Kanya Gurukulam
2013 -
4 students
Annapoornalayam - Kitchen & Dining Hall (Anonymous Donor)
Kasthurba Gandhi Kanya Gurukulam
2008 -
1200 Students
Special school for orphaned special needs children - Anbalayam (TNF Philadelphia Chapter, , Dallas Chapter and Numerous Individual Donors and TNF Chatpers)*
Construction of additional classrooms, Construction of Toiltes, Purchase of washing machine, Construction of borewell in Anbalayam - Home for Orphaned Special Needs Children
2007 -
63 Children

* Anbalayam Corpus Funds: Rs. 12,970,261 TNF Philadelphia Chapter and Individual Donors; Rs. 821,290 by Sastha Tamil Foundation; 
Rs. 585,093 by ATMA

Nagapattinam District

Nagapattinam, as the name depicts (pattinam), is a coastal district in Tamil Nadu. Also known as ‘Nagai’, it is referred to as ‘the city of Coromandel’. The district came to prominence during the period of Medieval Cholas and Pandyas, decades back to sangam-age. The Cholas controlled the area around Bay of Bengal with Nagapattinam as the main port. As also mentioned in the historical novel ‘‘Ponniyin Selvan”, the Chudamani Vihara in Nagapattinam was constructed by Sri Vijayan King Sri Mara Vijayattunga Varman on 1006 CE with the help of Great King Raja Raja Cholan. 

Tourism is a major economic driver with the presence of heritage and historic points like Chudamani Vihar, Velankanni church, Nagore Dargah, Soundararaja Perumal Temple, and Kayarohanaswami Temple.

The main occupation of families residing in Nagapattinam is fishing in the waters of Bay of Bengal. Because of its location, it is one of the most cyclone and tsunami-prone districts in all of Tamil Nadu. And every time the district is hit the 697,000 inhabitants face the full force of the disaster

in Tamil

“நாகை” என்று செல்லமாக அழைக்கப்படும் நாகப்பட்டினம், பண்டைய காலமுதல் துறைமுக நகரமாகவே இருந்துவருகிறது. நாகை மாவட்டம் சோழநாட்டின் கடற்கரையோர வணிக துறைமுகபட்டினமாக இருந்து வந்துள்ளது. சோழராட்சியில் ‘சோழகுல வல்லிபட்டினம்’ என்ற பெயரைப் பெற்றிருந்தது. கி.பி. 11-ஆம் நூற்றாண்டில் ஸ்ரீ விஜயம் மன்னர் சூளாமணிவர்மன் நாகையில் ‘சூளாமணி விகாரை’யை அமைத்தான். இந்த பெளத்தபள்ளிக்கு இராசராசனும் அவன் மகன் இராசேந்திரனும் ‘ஆனைமங்கலம்’ என்ற ஊரை பள்ளிச்சந்தமாக தானமாக அளித்துள்ளனர்.

தமிழ்நாட்டின் சமூக நல்லிணக்க மாவட்டம் என்று அழைக்கப்படும் இம்மாவட்டத்தில் நாகூர், வேளாங்கண்ணி, காயாரோகண சுவாமி கோயில் உள்ளது. இந்த புண்ணிய தலங்களுக்கு அதிகமான சுற்றுலா பயணிகள் வருகை தருகின்றனர். நாகப்பட்டினம் ழிப்பேரலையினால் மிகுந்த பாதிப்புக்குள்ளாகும் ஒரு மாவட்டமாகும்.

கிட்டத்தட்ட 120 கி.மீ வங்காள விரிகுடா கடற்கரையைக் கொண்டிருப்பதால், இந்நகரின் முக்கிய தொழில் என்பது கடலில் மீன்பிடித் தொழிலாகும். உப்பளத்தொழில் இம்மவாட்டத்தில் சிறு வணிகர்களாலும், பெருவணிகர்களாலும் நடத்தப்படுகின்றன.


Nagai district is adopted as sister district by Central Ohio(Columbus) Chapter. The Chapter adopted 5 schools as part of the ABC Project. Approximately 1000 slow learning students from the Nagai schools get benefited by ABC project.

The benefits of ABC project and the selfless work of the teachers saw a steep increase in the 10th-grade results of slow learning students. In the 2016-2017 school year, for the first time since 2007, there was a 100% pass rate in 10th grade as demonstrated by the Karappidagai school Headmaster’s letter below.


With your help TNF can implement these projects in the Government schools in the district:

  1. ABC Classes in government schools to help slow learners and prevent school dropouts.
  2. Scholarships to Underserved Students
  3. Audio Visual Equipment
  4. Library Enhancement