Anchuthengu Police Station

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As per the notification GO.RT.No.3600/88/Home Dated 18.07.1988 the Anchuthengu police station has been being worked in survey No.3212 and building No.439 in the VI ward of Anchutheng Grama panjayath near Anchuthengu Junction in Kadakkavoor village, Chirayinkeezu Taluk .

Jurisdiction details

The jurisdiction of Anchuthengu police station covers within its boundary the whole area of Anchuthengu Grama Panjayath and in Vettoor Panchayath. The jurisdiction comes under Kadakkavoor, Sarkara, Vakkom and Vettoor revenue villages.

Border Police stations

Chirayinkeezhu PS, Kadakkavoor PS, Varkala PS

Jurisdictional Court

Judicial First Class Magistrate Court -I, Varkala.

Parliament Constituency and Legislative Assembly

The Anchuthengu Station Limit Comes Under Attingal Parliament Constituency and Chirayinkeezhu Legislative Assembly

Major Establishments and Institutions

Hospitals

  • Community Health Center, Anchuthengu.

Government Institutions

  • Anchjuthengu Grama Panjayath Office
  • Harbor Office
  • Fisheries Office
  • Krishi Bhavan
  • Vetnary Hospital

Educational Institutions

  • SN BEd Collage, Nedunganda
  • SNV HSS Nedunganda
  • St. Joseph HSS, Anchuthengu.
  • Sacred Heart HS, Thonikkadavu

Banks and Financial Institutions

  • Catholic Cyrian Bank, Vilabhagam
  • Co. Operative Bank, Anchuthengu
  • Muthoot Fin Corp

Religious Buildings and Places

  • Jnaneswara Temple
  • Subrahmanya Temple, Moolaithottam
  • Plavazhikam Devi Temple
  • St. Roch Church, Poothura
  • St. Peter Church, Anchuthengu
  • Holy Spirit Church, Mampally
  • Mosque at Anchuthengu

Rivers

TS Canal - There is a stream in the limit of Anchuthengu police station named “TS Canal” which links between the bake water of Anchuthengu and Nadayara.

Historical important places

Anchuthengu, formerly known as Anjengo, is a coastal town near Kadakkavoor in Thiruvananthapuram District. The place possesses great archaeological and historical importance. In 17th century, the English East India Company selected Anjengo to set up their first trade settlement in Kerala. Queen of Attingal granted the place to the British for trading. They established a factory and a fort here with the permission of the queen. Many ancient churches, an old lighthouse, a 100 year old convent and school, tombs of Dutch and British and the Anjengo Fort are major points of interest here. Anjuthengu has a beautiful and clean beach. Kaikara village, the birth place of the famous Malayalam poet Kumaran Asan, is located nearby.

Tourism Importance

Anchuthengu Fort

The Fort of Anchuthengu

It was built in the 16th century by the British for keeping the weapons and other valuable things through the sea which mainly used for suppressing the historically signified “Attingal Riot”. Now the Fort is being protected by the Archaeological survey of India as per the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological sites and Remain Act 1958.

Light House

It was built by British and now it is being worked under the Department of Shipping and Light House.

Kayikkara

The birth place of the great poet Mahakavi Kumaranasan is in the jurisdiction of Anchuthengu police station. The famous Asan Memorial Building is situated there in Kayikara.

Asan Memorial Association, Kayikkara

Harbour and Muthalappozhi beach

Muthalapozhy, the southern boundary of the jurisdiction, thre falls the Vamanapuram River and the Bake water of Anchuthengu together into the sea and now in Muthalapozhy a harbor is being worked. The bridge at Muthalapozhy which links between Anchuthengu and Kadinamkulam is its last constructional stage.

Main Projects through the PS

School Protection Groups and Clean Campus & Safe Campus

1. SN BEd Collage, Nedunganda 2. SNV HSS Nedunganda 3. St. Joseph HSS, Anchuthengu 4. Sacred Heart HS, Thonikkadavu