Pozhiyoor Police Station

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Pozhiyoor Police station was opened on 25th August 1982 as per G.O(RT)2152/82 Home dated 23rd August 1982 in a rented building House No. KPXIII/543 Located in Survey No. 379/6 of Kulathoor Village.

As per the GO (RT)No:-499/2006LSG(1) dated 21-02-2006, Kulathor Grama Panchayath handed over 50 cents of Land to Police Department for the construction of Pozhiyoor Police Station Building. A new building has been constructed in the said land as building No. KPXI/988 of Kulathoor Grama Panchayath in Survey No.290/2005 of Kulathoor Village in Neyyattinkara Taluk.

The new building of Pozhiyoor Police Station was opened on 29/09/2008 by Sri. Arunkumar Sinha IPS, IGP Thiruvananthapuram Range, presided by Sri. P.K. Madhu IPS, Superintendent of Police, Thiruvananthapuram Rural.

Jurisdiction Details

Pozhiyoor Police station jurisdiction comprises Kulathoor and Karode Grama Panchayats and the Revenue Villages are also Kulathoor and Karode

Border Police Stations

The border Police stations of Pozhiyoor PS are Poovar , Parrassala , and Kollemkode (Tamilnadu )

Jurisdictional Court

Judicial First Class Magistrate Court II, Neyyattinkara

Parliamentary Constituency and Legislative Assembly

Pozhiyoor PS comes under Thiruvananthapuram Parliamentary Constituency and Neyyattinkara Legislative Assembly

Major Establishments and Institutions


  • Primary Health Centre Pozhiyoor
  • Community Health Centre Kulathoor
  • Primary Health Centre Karode
  • Thiraviam Hospital Uchakada
  • Joseph Memorial Hospital Viraly
  • Usha Hospital Uchakada
  • Ayurveda Hospitals at Kakkaravila and Kuttanthurannavila
  • Homeo Hospitals at Karode and Kulathoor

Government Institutions

  • KSEB Uchakada
  • Matsya Fed Pozhiyoor
  • Panchayath and Village Office Karode
  • Panchayath and Village Office Kulathoor
  • Sub Registrar Office Kulathoor
  • Agriculture Office at Kulathoor and Karode
  • Post Offices at Plamoottukada, Ayira, Uchakkada, Pozhiyoor, Kakkavila and Venkadambu

Educational Institutions

  • VHSS Kulathoor
  • Technical School Kulathoor
  • Arts and Science College Kulathoor
  • Ayira High School, Ayira
  • Government Arts and Science College at Kulathoor
  • Saraswathi College of Nursing at Karode
  • St. Mathews High School, Pozhiyoor
  • Vimala Hridaya High School, Virali,
  • Government Higher Secondary School, Kulathoor
  • Government Technical High School, Kulathoor

Banks and Financial Institutions

  • Bank of India Uchakada
  • Muthoot Finance Uchakada
  • IOB Charottukonam
  • Kosamattom Finance Pazhaya Uchakada
  • Govt. Service Co-operative Bank pozhiyoor
  • SBT pozhiyoor
  • Muthoot Finance pozhiyoor
  • Muthoot Finance Chenkavila
  • Ponvila Society Ponvila
  • Ponvila Society Oorambu
  • Ponvila Society Pazhaya Uchakada
  • Co-operative Society Kulathoor
  • Co-operative Society Venkadambu Branch Poozhikunnu

Religious Buildings and Places

  • Thazhavila Devi Temple Pazhaya Uchakada
  • Nellikonam Devi Temple Viraly
  • Keezhseri Madam Ayira
  • Nagayakshi Amman Temple Chenkavila
  • Koyikal Durga Devi Temple Aruvalloor
  • Sree Dharma Sastha Temple Venkulam
  • Fanamugathu Devi Temple Kulathoor
  • Sree Parasakthi Temple Kulathoor
  • Ponnurutal Mahishasura Temple Chithacode
  • Sree Dharma Sastha Temple Pulluvila
  • Sree Mahadeva Temple Pozhiyoor
  • Muslim Jum-ath Pozhiyoor
  • Muslim Jum-ath Chenkavila
  • Muslim Jum-ath Charottukonam
  • Muslim Jum-ath Attupuram
  • Parithiyoor Church Thekke kollamcode
  • Valiavila Church Uchakada
  • Marium Madhalanam Church Parthiyoor
  • Amma theressa Church Uchakada
  • St.Joseph Church Kulathoor
  • CSI Church Kulathoor
  • CSI Church Ambalikonam
  • Malankara Church Maradi
  • CSI Church Pottavila
  • Little Flower Church Pozhiyoor

Transportation - Main Roads

The main roads in Pozhiyoor PS limit are

  • Poovar - Kaliyikkavila (Bye pass)
  • Pozhiyoor - Neyyattinkara
  • Kulathoor - Charottukonam
  • Kulathoor – Poozhikkunnu – Plamoottukada – Parrassala
  • Ooramvila - Mavilakkadavu
  • Chenkavila - Ponvila

Rivers and Main Cultivation

The AVM canal from Avanakkinvila to Kalli is in this PS limit.

The main Cultivations are Paddy, Coconut, Rubber, Pepper, Tapioca and Vegetables etc.

Historical Importance

The place at where the Anantha Victoria Marthandam Canal (AVM Canal) and the Arabian Sea interests are in Pozhiyoor PS limit. The AVM canal was formed in July 1860 during the reign of Marthanda Varma Maharaja of Travancore state. It was a scheme for connecting Thiruvananthapuram with Kanyakumari and thus extending the water communications to the extreme south of the country. This is the place where the backwater meets the sea, and sometimes the sea and canal separates by the sand.

Tourism Importance

Pozhiyoor is a small coastal village in Kerala - Tamil Nadu state border. There are some important tourist attractions in Pozhiyoor PS limits. The beaches are very beautiful and attract many tourists every year. Pozhikkara, the place where the backwater meets the sea is in the Pozhiyoor- Poovar station border. The Pozhikkara Beach makes it different and more attractive from most of the other beaches in the state. There are sea foods and various local dishes available at the nearby kiosks and sea side restaurants.

Accident Prone Areass

  • Pazhayauchakkada
  • Attupuram
  • Karumaram

Main Projects through the Police Station

1. Student Police Cadets

In Pozhiyoor Police Station limit there are two SPC units functioning. They are 1. Government Higher Secondary School Kulathoor 2. Vimala Hridaya High School Virali. In each unit training gives to 88 cadets .

2. Clean Campus Safe Campus

There are five school level monitoring committees functioning in the following schools.

  • Government Vand H.S.S. Kulathoor
  • Vimala Hridaya High School, Virali
  • Govt. K.V Higher Secondary School, Ayira
  • St. Mathews High School, Pozhiyoor
  • Govt Technical High School Kulathoor

Women Help Desk

Women Help Desk is implemented and is active.