Ponmudi Police Station

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Ponmudi Police Station was opened by Koliyacode Sri. N. Krishnan Nair, MLA Vamanapuram Constituency on 27-07-1988, in the presence of Sri. K.V. Rajagopalan Nair, IPS Inspector General of Police, state as per G.O (Rt) No.3583/88 dated 16-07-1988.

Ponmudi is the highest place in Thiruvananthapuram District. Ponmudi is a very popular hill station. The Mountain has a relatively low altitude of 1100m, and it is easily reachable. The landscape of Ponmudi is an interspersing of valleys and hills with forestland and plantations. Ponmudi is having an extensive importance of biodiversity, which plays a major role in maintaining the ecological balance of the area.

Jurisdiction Details

The Station Jurisdiction consists of the Reserve forest area in Thennoor village with Kulachikkara, Ponmudi, Panayamponmudi and Puthucadu Estate. Panchayath – Peringammala.

Border Police Stations

The border Police Stations of Ponmudi PS are Vithura, Palode, Ambasamudram , (Tamil Nadu State), Kulathupuzha .

Parliament Constituency and Legislative Assembly

Ponmudi Police station comes under Attingal Parliamentary constituency and in Vamanapuram Legislative Assembly.

Government Institutions

The main government offices in this police station limits are the Post office at Ponmudi, Govt.UPS at Ponmudi, ISRO and Government. Guest House at Ponmudi .

Transportation-Main Road

SH 47 (Thiruvananthapuram – Ponmudi).

Main cultivation

The main cultivation in this Station limits are Tea Plantation and Pepper.

Tourism Importance

View of Ponmudi

Ponmudi is famous for scenic splendour and natural beauty. Ponmudi is a hill station in the Thiruvananthapuram district It is located about 56 km north-east of Trivandrum city . It is about 3000 feet above sea level. It is a part of the Western Ghats mountain range. Ponmudi has a carpet of thick tropical forest that rolls down to the foot of the hill range. It is an enchanting hill resort with narrow winding pathways and cool, green environs. Along with a beautiful array of mountain flowers, exotic butterflies and small rivulets, Ponmudi offers excellent opportunities for trekking. Ponmudi is home to many beautiful mountain flowers, exotic butterflies, springs and streams.

Ponmudi Hills another view

A large number of Tourists visits Ponmudi every year. During weekend days number of local tourists also visits this place. The Tourism Police in Ponmudi with strength of one Senior Civil police Officer and 5 Civil Police Officers provide assistance and local protection to the tourists who visit this area. Providing a sense of security to Tourists is the prime responsibilities of the Tourist Police.

Accident Prone Areas

21 hairpin curves in the main route to Ponmudi.