Thenmala Police Station

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Thenmala is the eastern border police station in Kollam district which bordering many kilometers with Tamilnadu. Lion part of Thenmala Police Station limit is dense forest comprises in Western Ghat. Thenmala is a beautiful and world famous tourist destination. Thenmala is the first planned Eco-Tourism Project in India. Parappar Dam, Palaruvi waterfalls at Aryankavu, Kumbavurutty waterfalls at Achencoil, Boating in the Dam Reservoir, Deer Rehabilitation Centre at Ottakkal are the main attractions in Thenmala. Thousands of people from the different parts of the world visit Thenmala every year. The world famous Achancoil and Aryankavu Dharmasastha temples are situated in Thenmala PS limit. Ambandu Tea Estate, adorned and nurtured by the nature itself, is also at Thenmala. Aryakavu pass is one of important main entrances of goods vehicles into the southern Kerala. The check-posts of Commercial, Excise, Motor vehicle and Forest Departments are functioning round the clock at Aryankavu. The Kollam Virudunagar NH 744 passes through Thenmala.

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Jurisdiction Details

Sub-division Punalur
Parliament constituency Kollam
Legislative Assembly.Punalur
Border Police Stations. Puliyarai Police Station (TN),Kulathupuzha
Jurisdictional Court.Judicial First Class Magistrate Court- 1 Punalur

Establishments & Institutions in Thenmala PS limit

    Name of Panchayath Office
    Thenmala Pnchayathu
Name of Village Office
Name of Govt. InstitutionsPlace
Forest Sub Division Offices Thenmala
Forest Sub Division Offices Achancoil
KSEB Sub Station Edamon 34
Name of Hospitals Place.
PH Centre Thenmala
Ayurvedic Hospital at Ottakkal

Tourist Places

The Eco tourism project based on Thenmala Parappar Dam and its catchment area is a world famous tourist destination. Tens of thousand tourists from various countries visit the place every year. Palaruvi at Aryankavu and Kumbavurutty at Achancoil are the two famous waterfalls in Thenmala PS limit.


Dharmasastha Temple at Achancoil and Aryankavu

The above temples are very ancient and secured remarkable places in the history. During Sabarimala season lakhs of devotees especially from Andrapradesh, Karnataka and Tamilnadu visit the temples.