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History of Oragadam

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History of Oragadam

The Chennai is the fourth largest metropolitan city in India, Oragadam is the one of hottest hub for industry. The place is located on the out circuits of the city and Southwest Chennai, 1hr drive from Tambaram. The small town is well-known as the biggest automobile hub in the south Asia region and one of the fastest growing suburban areas of the Chennai.

The town comes in the Tamil Nadu state with district name Kancheepuram, closely connected with Chennai. Oragadam is home to different manufacturing units and IT companies, such as Mosaer Bear, Siemens Network, TVS, Apollo Tyres, Toyota, Essar Steel, JCBL Ltd, Silicons India Pvt makes it the preferred destination for real estate projects. It has good connectivity channels to all place in Chennai and Kanchipuram of Tamil Nadu. There are around 20000 units in the region with a consumption rate of 65 percent.

Institutions and educational hub:

Except IT markets, there are many educational institutes in and around the town. Sri Krishna Engineering College in Panapakkam, Dhaanish Ahamed College and Rassi College of Engineering at Vanchuvanchery, Apollo Priyadarshanam Polytechnic College, Monford CBSE School, are famous for their respective studies.

Industrial zones:

People know this place as the industrial hub. This economic situation contributes in increasing overall income of the people. People of Oragadam need to go out for employment. Oragadam is Chennai’s largest developed industrial belt. Over 500 companies including six global car manufacturers, it has tremendous industrial growth in past four years. The town has well connected via various transportations that make it easy to set up an industrial zone. There is one of the otiose clubs – the Chennai Corporate Club is also seen nearby. The average capital value here is approx. 3500 per square feet.

Being an industrial region, there is a huge amount of money is transferred on a daily basis that leads the need of the Banks. From government to private sector, there is now 12 banks are active. Eco bank, Union bank of India, Corporation Bank of India and Federal Bank.


Oragadam is located between N 45 (Grand Southern Trunk Road) and NH 4 (Grand Western Trunk Road). The state government is planning to build Oragadam Industrial Corridor road with a cost of 300 Cores. The road is expected to give a boost to industrial activities in Oragadam. Construction of this project may also provide additional activity between NH 45 to NH 4.

Temples and religious places:

Oragadam has its own religious history. In spite growing as the industrial area the people of Oragadam is very traditional, they strongly believe in god and worshiping. Due to numerous temples and religious shrines, the place is also upcoming famous for tourism. Every year a number of tourists visit the place to the historical temples and places. Dhuraimurugar Shiva Marabu Sithaandha Dhiyana Sabai temple, Thiru Arutprakasa Vallalar Thiru Kovil, Sri Mahamehru dhiyana Nilayam of Sri Murugaphusam Swamigal SriNagaram, and pillars of fires of Jesus Prayer House are some of famous temples and churches to visit.

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