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Encyclopedia > Nanguneri
  ?Nanguneri
Tamil Nadu • India
Coordinates: 8°29′N 77°40′E / 8.48, 77.67
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

• 141 m (463 ft)
District(s) Tirunelveli
Population 6,764 (2001)

Coordinates: 8°29′N 77°40′E / 8.48, 77.67 Nanguneri is a panchayat town in Tirunelveli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links India_Tamil_Nadu_locator_map. ... Image File history File links Locator_Dot. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Location of Mirzapur and the 82. ... The geography of India is extremely diverse, with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, plains, rainforests, hills and plateaus. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The divisions of a district. ... Tirunelveli District is a district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... The Panchayat (पंचायत in Devanagiri) is an Indian political system that groups five villages in a quincunx (four peripheral villages around a central one were laid out as the 5 side of a die). ... Tirunelveli District is a district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. ... India is subdivided into twenty-eight states and seven union territories; the states and territories are themselves further subdivided. ... Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ...


Nanguneri is a Taluk Headquarters in the District of Tirunelveli situate at a distance of 18 miles from the headquarters of the District. The place gained importance for the location of a famous Vaishnavite temple commonly known as Totadri Mutt. The Jeer (Spiritual Head) at Vanamamalai at Nanguneri commauds wide reputation over Tenkalai Vaishnavites. He exercises unfettered powers over the subordinate monasteries numbering over 200 scattered all over India.

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Geography

Nanguneri is located at 8.48° N 77.67° E[1]. It has an average elevation of 141 metres (462 feet). The metre or meter is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ...


Demographics

As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Nanguneri had a population of 6764. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Nanguneri has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 70%. In Nanguneri, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...


Nanguneri SEZ

Tidco planned to set up a Rs 700-crore Hi-Tech Industrial Park in Nanguneri in association with INFAC Group and Axes Technologies Inc, US. A joint venture company, ATMAC Ltd, was floated to set up the park. http://www.hinduonnet.com/businessline/2003/07/10/stories/2003071001351700.htm


Dr Karunanidhi said the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Nanguneri in Tirunelveli district would produce television sets for the first stage of distribution of colour television sets, which forms a major election promise of the DMK, would begin in September this year. http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20060605/354742.html


The government of Tamil Nadu has announced setting up of a pharma park at the Special Economic Zone at Nanguneri in Tirunelveli responding to the long standing demand of the pharma industry in the state.A 250-acre pharma park will be set up within the Nanguneri Special Economic Zone in Tirunelveli, Health Minister K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran announced in the Assembly on Thursday.


Between 40 and 50 large and small pharmaceutical manufacturers and eight to 10 allied institutions would set up shop in the Nanguneri SEZ, providing 2,800 direct jobs and 6,000 indirect jobs. It was estimated that drugs worth over Rs. 500 crore would be manufactured. http://www.hindu.com/2006/08/18/stories/2006081811960100.htm


the minimum area of land required for establishing an SEZ – 1,000 hectares – has been achieved.


This has revived hopes of people here that work on the Rs. 14,000-crore project may take off soon.


Disclosing this to reporters here on Wednesday, the Collector, G. Prakash, said that representatives of Advanced Technology Manufacturing and Assembly City (ATMAC), formed by the California-based INFAC Management Corporation for executing the project, would meet him next week. As per the State Government’s plan, the SEZ should have light manufacturing, design and assembly facilities, modern infrastructure facilities and amenities to attract workforce from across the globe. The industries to be established would include electronic and telecommunication components, electronic and consumer durables, light and precision engineering, information technology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals etc.


Jurong International, Singapore, has submitted its conceptual master plan, according to which the industrial sector would include ready built factories, custom built factories, units of multi-national corporations, science, business and hi-tech or information technology parks.


In the utility sector, there would be water and sewage treatment plants, power plants, telecommunication centres etc., along with roads of international standards. The State Government has planned to earmark Rs. 700 crore for creating infrastructure facilities.


Windmill spare parts units to come up at Nanguneri (http://www.nanguneri.com/webpages/Default.asp


References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nanguneri

 
 

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