SIVAKASI-POST INDEPENDENCE

By Shreya → Saturday, 29 April 2017
SIVAKASI is the great place to visit in the state of Tamilnadu.It lies in the Virudhunagar district.It is very well known for its fire cracker,match and printing industries.

ECONOMIC GROWTH:
The economy of Sivakasi is dependent on three major industries: fire crackers, match manufacturing and printing. The town has 520 registered printing industries, 53 match factories, 32 chemical factories, seven soda factories, four flour mills and two rice and oil mills. The town is the nodal center for firecracker manufacturing at the national level. In 2011, the industry employed over 25,000 people and some of the private enterprises had an annual turnover of 5 billion (US$74 million). In 2011, the combined estimated turnover of the firecracker, match making and printing industry in the town was around 20 billion (US$300 million). Approximately 70% of the firecrackers and matches produced in India are from Sivakasi. The hot and dry climate of the town is conducive for the firecracker and match making industries. 
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES:
BY MEANS OF AIR:
There are no regular flights from the major cities of the country.Nearest airport is Madurai airport.It is about 61 km away.Madurai Airport  is a customs airport serving Madurai and its surrounding districts in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The airport is located about 12 km (7.5 mi) from the Madurai railway station and near State Highway 37, the airport was established in 1957 and is the fourth-busiest airport in terms of Passenger movement in the state after ChennaiCoimbatore and Tiruchirappalli and third-busiest airport in terms of Domestic Passenger and Aircraft movements in the state after Chennai and Coimbatore.


BY MEANS OF RAIL:
Sivakasi railway station is located in the rail head from Madurai to Sengottai. It connects Tamil Nadu with Kerala through Rajapalayam and Sengottai. The Podhigai Express connects Sivakasi to Sengottai and Chennai Egmore in either directions. All other express trains ply from Virudunagar station. There are also passenger trains running either side from Madurai to Shencottah.

BY MEANS OF ROAD:
The Sivakasi municipality maintains 65.151 km (40.483 mi) of road. The town has 13.035 km (8.100 mi) concrete road and 52.116 km (32.383 mi) bituminous road. A total of 2.5 km (1.6 mi) of state highways is maintained by the State Highways Department. Four major roads connect the town with Sattur, Virudhunagar, Srivilliputhur and Vembakottai; there are no bypass roads around the town. There are eight major intersections located across different parts in these major roads.


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