This programme has been staged in several foreign countries many times. Idukki District Mission Co-Ordinator Kudumbashree, Civil Station, Collectorate Idukki, Ph-0486-2232223 E-Mail- At the same time, the strength of the UDF came down to seven from 14. The SPCS, a unique co-operation venture of authors and writers was started in the year 1945. Maiden printed Malayalam-English and English-Malayalam Dictionaries were published from Kottayam in 1846 and 1847 respectively. District Collector & District Magistrate, Kottayam, Kerala State-686 002. Most of India's natural rubber originates from the acres of well-kept plantations of Kottayam, also home to the Rubber Board. Marthanda Varma of Travancore attacked Thekkumkur and destroyed the palace and the Thaliyil fort. Eminent writers Ponkunnam Varkey, Vaikom Chandra Sekharan Nair, distinguished Poet Mahakavi Pala Narayanan Nair, illustrious Kathakali artist Kudamaloor Karunakaran Nair, world renowned Booker prize winner Arundhathi Roy, accomplished film actor Mammootty, and talented film director Jayaraj are some other notable personalities who all hail from Kottayam district. Direct interaction with Collector through Akshaya centres The online adalats by the Kottayam District Collector to address complaints by the public will begin at Kanirappally Taluk on June 19. 12,610 talking about this. Important posts held. Smt. Kottayam is the hometown of a vast number of books and periodicals and is the center of publishing business in the State. Collector in the Cadre of I.A.S heads the District. The city is an important trading center of spices and commercial crops, especially rubber. The district is naturally divided into high land, midland and lowland, the bulk being constituted by the midland regions. He deals mainly with general administration and is vested with supervision of day-to-day functions of the Collectorate. Renowned music director L. P. R. Varma (Late ) also hailed from Kottayam. Vaikom, the seat of a celebrated Siva Temple, was the venue of the symbolic satyagraha. Kottayam stands first in the field of Education, Mass Communication, Printing and Book Publication. New Kottayam District Police introduced a whatsapp number for informing about narcotic deals. Kottayam literally means the interior of a fort - Kotta + Akam. English education in South India did actually start at the Old Seminary here at Kottayam in 1813. Kottayam Town is the first town in India to have achieved 100% literacy (a remarkable feat achieved as early as in 1989). 24K likes. Fourteen people who have … It is the district headquarters of Kottayam district, located in south-west Kerala. Kottayam literally means the interior of a fort—Kotta + Akam. Deputy Collector SLAO 12. The agitation had a triumphant end, with the overthrow of Sir. Meenachil and Kanjirappally Taluks have high land and midland areas while Kottayam, Changanassery and Vaikom Taluks have midland and lowland areas. The district was also a centre of the agitation led by the State Congress for responsible Government in Travancore. p { margin-bottom: 0.25cm; line-height: 120%; } Ramswami Naykar, associated with this struggle. Kottayam occupies a prominent place in the cultural map of Kerala. jQuery.extend(Drupal.settings, {"basePath":"\/","pathPrefix":"","settingsitecommonjs":{"edistregurl":"","tnpath":"","tncmspath":"","ajaz_tnpath":""},"ajaxPageState":{"theme":"bootstrap","theme_token":"aW1P2Sckq1l2HsFV_5RpOAm9h0mA1lTYi_Tq1u-iexc","js":{"sites\/all\/themes\/bootstrap\/js\/bootstrap.js":1,"misc\/drupal.js":1,"\/bootstrap\/3.0.2\/js\/bootstrap.min.js":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/scheme\/js\/scheme.js":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/services\/js\/service.js":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/website_directory\/js\/website_directory.js":1,"sites\/all\/themes\/bootstrap\/js\/s.js":1,"sites\/all\/themes\/bootstrap\/js\/slideshow.js":1},"css":{"modules\/system\/system.base.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/date\/date_api\/date.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/date\/date_popup\/themes\/datepicker.1.7.css":1,"modules\/field\/theme\/field.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/views\/css\/views.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/acts\/css\/acts.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/citizencharter\/css\/citizencharter.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/contact_directory\/css\/contact_directory.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/district\/css\/district.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/employment\/css\/citizencharter.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/footer\/footer.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/go_view\/css\/go_view.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/grievance\/css\/grievance.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/gsearch\/css\/gsearch.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/ministersview\/css\/ministersview.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/rti_contacts\/css\/rti_contact.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/scheme\/css\/scheme.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/section\/css\/section.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/services\/css\/service.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/ctools\/css\/ctools.css":1,"sites\/all\/modules\/website_directory\/css\/email_directory.css":1,"modules\/locale\/locale.css":1,"\/css\/bootstrap.min.css":1,"sites\/all\/themes\/bootstrap\/css\/overrides.css":1,"sites\/all\/themes\/bootstrap\/css\/front_page.css":1}},"bootstrap":{"anchorsFix":1,"anchorsSmoothScrolling":1,"popoverEnabled":1,"popoverOptions":{"animation":1,"html":0,"placement":"right","selector":"","trigger":"click","title":"","content":"","delay":0,"container":"body"},"tooltipEnabled":1,"tooltipOptions":{"animation":1,"html":0,"placement":"left","selector":"","trigger":"hover focus","delay":0,"container":"body"}}}); Contents owned and updated by concerned Departments and coordinated by Information Technology Department Panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands, hills and hillocks, extensive rubber plantations, places associated with many legends and a totally literate people have given Kottayam District the enviable title: The land of letters, legends, latex and lakes. Latest Announcements. At the time of the integration of the State of Travancore and Cochin (Kochi) in 1949, these revenue divisions were renamed as districts and the Diwan peshkars gave way to District Collectors, paving the way for the birth of the Kottayam District in July 1949.It was in Kottayam that the famous Vaikom Satyagraha (1924–25), an epic struggle for eradicati… Flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a place that is known for extraordinary qualities. Collector in the Cadre of I.A.S heads the District. The Memorial, which was presented to the Maharaja Sri Moolam Thirunal (1891) was drafted at a public meeting held in the Kottayam Public Library. Sri. District Soldier Welfare Officer . Kottayam is the ideal take off point for visits to Peermade, Munnar, Thekkady, Ernakulam and the temple city, Madurai. Deputy Collector SLAO 6. Till now District Indore has always been headed by Collectors from IAS Services. })(window,document,'script','','ga'); Meenachil and Kanjirappally Taluks have high land and midland areas while Kottayam, Changanassery and Vaikom Taluks have midland and lowland areas. District Supply Officer. Late Kottarathil Sankunny, Kandathil Varghese Mappilai, Kerala Varma Valiyakoi Thampuran, K.C. M Anjana I.A.S. 2564800 District Information Officer/District Information Centre 2562558 District Informatics Officer,NIC 2565485 Collectorate Information Centre 2562201 Friends Nagampadam Under the three tier system of panchayat in rural areas, Pathanamthitta has one district panchayat, 8 block panchayat and 53 grama panchayats. Ramaswami Iyer, the then Dewan of Travancore. B. Abdul Nasar I.A.S Present District Collector, Kollam. District Mining Officer. Tahsildar Class Tahsildar Mahsul. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) Sri.P.K Sudheer Babu, a native of Kannur is an IAS officer of 2013 batch. Kottayam is a city in the Indian state of Kerala. He had previously served as Housing Commissioner, Commissioner for Entrance Examinations , Secretary, Kerala State Housing Board, Director of NCRMP, Director of […] Unnineeli Sandesam, the exquisite Malayalam poetry work, is supposed to have been written by one of the Vadakkumkur Rajas. Margamkali is performed by men and women separately. Rulers of Munjanad and Thekkumkur had their headquarters at Thazhathangadi in the present Kottayam town. Kottayam is also called as "Akshara Nagari" which means the "city of letters" considering its contribution to print media and literature. Kottayam, Kerala State-686 002. Deputy Collector Resettelment. The Malayali Memorial sought to secure better representation for educated Travancoreans in the Travancore civil service against persons from outside. Source: This website is published and managed by District Courts. Later in 1868 two more divisions Quilon (Kollam) and Kottayam were constituted. Additional Chitnis. km. The 'Malayali Memorial ' agitation may be said to have had its origin in Kottayam. The first autobiography in Malayalam by Vaikom Pachu Moothathu was published from Kottayam in 1870. General Election - 2019 - Recruitment of special police officers. In the Covid-19 spreading situation,District Police introduced a form for emaergency passengers. The first and only Cooperative Society of writers, authors and publishers (SPCS), for publishing books and periodicals was set up here in 1945. This consists of group dances and martial arts like Parichamuttukali. ga('create', 'UA-37501322-1', 'auto'); Deputy Collector EGS. An informal platform of Thiruvananthapuram District Administration for citizens to discuss and interact. Kottayam District Collector M Anjana has gone in quarantine after an employee of the collectorate tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. Kottayam is the first town in India selected by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India to be transformed as an Eco City. Mammen Mappilai, Kattakkayathil Cheriyan Mappilai, Vadakkumkoor Raja Raja Varma, Karoor Neelakanda Pillai, Vaikom Muhammed Basheer, D.C. Kizhakkemuri and Abhaya Dev are few names, in the category of outstanding dignitaries and celebrities, worth mentioning, who had made very valuable, substantial and individual contributions in their own way to the cultural and social milieu. The district has no coastal area. the southern and northern divisions, under the administrative control of a 'Diwan Peshkar' for each. 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Prominent publishers D.C. Books started publication from here in the year 1974. Address:1st Floor, Collectorate, CivilStation, Alappuzha, Kerala , India – 688 001 Phone: 91-477- 2251720 (O), 91-477-2243721(R) Mobile:+91-9447129011 Fax: 91-477-2251720 E-mail: dcalp[dot]ker[at]nic[dot]in. He deals mainly with planning and development, law and order, general elections, arms licensing etc.The Additional Collector/ District Revenue Officerruns the Revenue administration under various enactments in the District. Grama Panchayats Adimaly Block Sl No Local Body Name Office President Secretary email id 1 Adimaly 04864-222160 9496045012 9496045013 adimaligp@gmail[dot]com 2 Konnathadi 04868-262347 9496045014 9496045015 konnathadygp@gmail[dot]com 3 Baisonvalley 04865-265264 9496045016 9496045017 pottankadu@gmail[dot]com 4 Vellathooval 04864-276222 9496045018 … The Folk dances of Kottayam consists of Margamkali and Arjuna Nritham. District Administrative Officer. Kottayam District Collector Contact Phone Number is : 0481-2562001 and Address is Kottayam, Kerala State-686 002, India Smt. The first printing press in Kerala was established (CMS Press) here in 1821 by Rev.Benjamin Baily. ​ [CDATA[/* >