List of Localities in coimbatore

About Coimbatore

The second largest city in Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India. Ranked among the largest urban agglomerations in India, the city is a hub for several different sectors of economy, most notably the flourishing textile industry. For this reason, Coimbatore is also referred to as the textile capital of South India or Manchester of the South.

Coimbatore is, however, not just a hub for textile units. The other major industries flourishing in the city are information technology, software, education, manufacturing, and healthcare.

Geographically, Coimbatore lies in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats. It borders the Palakkad district of Kerala and has the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats surrounding it on the west and north. The river Noyyal, too, runs through Coimbatore. The city is also an entry and exit point for visiting the picturesque hill station Ooty. And with such environs, Coimbatore enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year.

The strong and resilient industrial sector in Coimbatore invites a lot of people from across the country. The climate and the location of the city are such that it's conducive for people to have a pleasant stay. There is, therefore, a stable demand for housing and land in Coimbatore.


Stats And Facts

  • The population of Coimbatore, as per the provisional reports of the 2011 Census, is 10,61,447. The urban/metropolitan population, on the other hand, is 21,51,466
  • As per the Census 2011 reports, Coimbatore has a near-ideal sex ratio of 999 per 1000 males. The child sex ratio, 963 per 1000 boys, is also impressive, especially in comparison with many other cities
  • The same reports indicate an impressive average literacy rate in the city, at 91.74%
  • The city of Coimbatore is also known as Kovai
  • The region has rich black soil, which is the primary cause for the flourishing agriculture scene in the region
  • The very earliest textile mills were established in the Coimbatore district in the year 1888
  • The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has placed Coimbatore in the 4th place among Indian cities in investment climate
  • Tholon, the advisory firm for global outsourcing and research placed Coimbatore in 17th spot in the esteemed list of top global outsourcing cities
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Textiles And Engineering

  • The city is called the Manchester of the South because of the rich textile industry, supported by the large-scale producing of cotton
  • Coimbatore leads the way globally in terms of concentration and the amount of textile activity
  • Some of the prominent textile centers of learning and research are also located here. Notable names are South Indian Textiles Research Association and the Southern Regional station of the Central Institute of Cotton Research
  • There are centers specializing in weaving, spinning, knitwear, and powerlooms as well
  • Software services have also been growing rapidly in this region. Exports had risen by 90% from the previous year in 2009-10
  • Reputed companies like Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Dell, and many others are located here
  • Some of the prominent industries in Coimbatore are Bosch, L&T, Lakshmi Machine Works, Revathi Equipment Ltd., Air MAK, Shanthi Gears, and others
  • The city also hosts two Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Tidel Park Coimbatore and the Coimbatore Hi-Tech Infrastructure. Five more SEZs are in the pipeline

Connectivity

  • By air, Coimbatore connects to major Indian cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, and Kolkata, and international destinations like Singapore and Sharjah. The Coimbatore International Airport is located just 15 km from the city
  • Three National Highways pass through the city. NH 209, NH 67, and NH 47, the one that connects Salem to Kanyakumari. Through the national and state highways, Coimbatore is connected across India
  • Just like by road, Coimbatore can be easily reached by rail. Broad gauge trains connect the city to anywhere in Tamil Nadu and India. The important railways junctions in the city are Coimbatore Junction, Coimbatore North Junction, and Podanur Junction
  • Coimbatore city comprises 6 major arterial roads. There are many major bus stations that connect residents across the city

Coimbatore Civic Administration

  • Headquarters of the Coimbatore district, the city of Coimbatore is a municipal corporation
  • The city has 5 administrative zones, with each zone featuring 20 wards. The zones are North, South, East, West, and Central
  • Elected directly, a councilor represents a ward. Councilors from each zone elect the Deputy Mayor
  • The Mayor is directly elected by the city's voters
  • The corporation is responsible for the provision and upkeep of basic services like roads, water, and sewage
  • A Corporation Commissioner heads the executive wing of the corporation
  • There are 18 Police stations in the city, with a Commissioner heading the Police force

Coimbatore Infrastructure

  • Coimbatore has excellent transport infrastructure, especially because of the presence of such a large industrial base. The economy being primarily industrial in nature, the real estate infrastructure has also remained strong and resilient.
  • Education and healthcare services in Coimbatore are also quite impressive. The district especially is the education hub of South India, what with a whole array of schools, colleges, and universities located here. The same can be said about the massive network of hospitals in this region. The city is also a major center of medical tourism.

Infrastructure Projects

Name Of The Project

Impact Areas

Expected Completion Date

Remarks

Construction of the Gandhipuram Flyover

Gandhipuram

Under Development

It's proposed that a three-tier (ground + two-tier) flyover will be constructed at the cost of about Rs. 160 crore.

Puravankara's Luxury Project

Singanallur, Tiruchi Road

Under Development

Two and three-BHK vaastu-compliant apartments of 1,704 to 1,866 sq. ft. are being built.

Solar City Project

Coimbatore City

Under Development

As part of the plans of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Resources to have 50-plus solar cities across the country. Coimbatore was the only city selected from Tamil Nadu.

Airport Expansion Project

Coimbatore City

Under Development

Expanding the terminal and the parking space, and creating a 12,500 ft. runway are among the activities that will be undertaken in this project.

Coimbatore Real Estate Market

  • The Coimbatore real estate market has proven, in the recent past, to be stable and resilient
  • The property prices remained stable in the year 2013
  • Thanks to the excellent infrastructure and the pleasant climate, the real estate market in Coimbatore always attracts demand, especially from retirees, IT companies, and foreign firms
  • More specifically, demand is more for coimbatore apartments in the price range of Rs 30 to 45 lakh and villas in the price range of Rs 40 to 60 lakh. Demand for small properties does exist, but primarily from young IT professionals
  • In the commercial property segment, demand is higher for smaller office spaces, while larger office spaces found fewer takers

Key Localities In Coimbatore

Localities

Per Sq. Ft. Price – Q3 2013

Rent Per Month For A 2 BHK Apartment (approx.)

(Figures in 1000 rupees)

Saravanampatti

3,601

7.2

10.8

Ramnagar

3,700

8

12

Race Course

4,100

11.2

16.8

R.S. Puram

4,000

9.6

14.4

Ramanathapuram

4,200

6.4

9.6

Charges By Different Government Bodies

Property Registration

    • Stamp Duty: 7% on the market value of the property
    • Registration Fee: 1% of the property

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Ltd. (TNEB)

  • The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Ltd. is responsible for power generation, distribution, and transmission in the state of Tamil Nadu, including in Coimbatore. Three separate bodies have been created within TNEB to undertake each of these functions.

Electricity Tariff

Consumption Slab Range in KWHr (Units) and Billing Period (Months)

Fixed Charges Per Service For 2 Months (Rs.)

Energy Charges (Paise/KWHr)

Monthly Minimum in Rupees

0 – 25 units/month or 0 – 50 units for 2 months

NIL

110

20/month or 40 for 2 months

26 - 50 units/month or 51 -100 units for 2 months

NIL

130

51 - 100 units/month or 101 – 200 units for 2 months

10

260

101 - 300 units/month or 201 – 600 units for 2 months

10

350

301 units and above/month or 601 units and above for 2 months

10

575

Industry: Rs. 5.50/unit


Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation – Water Supply

  • The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation is responsible for maintaining the distribution of water supply. The supply of water to the city occurs through two sources, Siruvani and Pilloor schemes. The Pilloor water supply scheme is being augmented in phases with the support of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) scheme.

Water Tariff

Domestic (Individual Houses in Coimbatore)

      • Deposit: Rs. 5,000
      • Monthly Minimum Charge: Rs. 100

Domestic Bulk (Apartments)

      • Deposit: Rs 10,000
      • Monthly Minimum Charge: Rs. 900

Non-Domestic

      • Deposit: Rs. 10,000
      • Monthly Minimum Charge: Rs. 525

Non-Domestic Bulk

    • Deposit: Rs. 15,000
    • Monthly Minimum Charge: Rs. 1,350

The 11 areas that were added to the Coimbatore Corporation recently, in 2011, have different water tariffs.


Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic And Time Bound (SMART) Service Delivery

  • Coimbatore has always worked towards introducing e-governance in the city and district. Initially, only a few areas were covered. In 2012, many more areas under the Coimbatore Corporation were included in the e-governance scheme. Now, the residents of the city can visit the corporation website and avail such facilities as tax calculation and payment, issue of birth and death certificates, e-tendering, and e-auction.
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