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Beautiful waterfalls, perennial streams, majestic hills, and plains for agriculture make Theni a unique district. Bifurcated from Madurai district in 1996, the region was sparsely populated until the Mullaiperiyar dam was built in 1886.
The history of the district dates back to Veerapandi of Pandya dynasty who built the 14th century Gowriamman Temple in the district.
Agriculture is the main economic activity in the district. Rice. millet, sugarcane, cotton, coffee, tea, cardamom, Muscat grapes and Thompson grapes are grown in the district. Bodinayakanur is a major trade center for coffee, tea, cardamom and black pepper. It is known as “Cardamom City “ because of the large quantity of cardamom that is traded here.
The district has many tourist places such as Megamalai, the cascading Suruli Falls, Mangala Devi Kannagi Temple in Idukki district of Kerala, Megamalai Chinna Suruli and Kumbakarai falls.
The average literacy rate of the district is 69.8% as compared to the literacy rate of 78% in Tamil Nadu.
Currently TNF has no projects in the district.
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With your generous donations TNF implement the following projects in the Government schools in the district: