Pappireddipatti Town Panchayat

Town Profile

  1. Pappireddipatti Town Panchayat Located 50.00 K.M distance from Dharmapuri District.
  2. Nearest Railway Station Name : Bommidi Railway Station , This Railway Station Located 16.40 k.m Distance from pappireddipatti
  3. Nearest Airport Located in : Nil
  4. Bus Route Details : : Pappireddipatti is in between Salem – Coimbatore, Palani, Chennai and Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri bus route
  1. MARIYAMMAN TEMPLE - Ward No : 11 - Street Name - BAZAAR STREET
  2. VINAYAGAR TEMPLE - Ward No : 2 - Street Name - MAYA BAZAAR STREET
Festival Name How many Days Celebrated Which Month Celebrated No of Peoples ParticipatedNotified/Non Notified
Nearest City Name Direction Distance from Town Panchayat
TheerthamalaiEast36.00 K.m
DharmapuriWest50.00 K.m
HarurNorth21.00 K.m
SalemSouth50.00 K.m





Pappireddipatti is the Selection grade Town Panchayat in Dharmapuri District. The town is situated at a distance of about 50 Km from the district headquarters and Dharmapuri City Municipality Pappireddipatti is well connected to Salem  – Thirupattur  Road  way of  State Highways.

Pappireddipatti Town Panchayat is one of the major Town Panchayat and is classified as a Selection Grade Town Panchayat  with 15 administrative wards having an area of 4.85  Sq.k.m. With a population of 9374 (2011 Census). SC–4739,ST-651 out of which 4726 and 4648 are male and female population respectively. The town primarily comprises residential, commercial, institutional. The total population of the slum area is about 2500. The slum areas are being given importance for providing Basic Amenities for the uplift of the poor under various schemes.  Pappireddipatti Town  Panchayat covers the following 2 revenue Village. 


        Present population of the town is 9374. The source of Drinking water is supplyed from Near Vaniyar Dam Open well water supply scheme  and Hogenakkal combined water supply scheme. It is 6 Kms from Pappireddipatti. Distributed Water in 7 OHT in  pumping and supplying  70 LPCD.  Otherwise Hand Pumps in 74 places are in this Town Panchayat.  Now, in this Town Panchayat  drinking water supply 128 Nos public Tap   available.  Also  local  source of 11 power pump and 2 mini power pump  using  in the town panchayat.


        Pappireddipatti Town Panchayat role regarding road comprises construction of major roads and maintenance of all roads in its jurisdiction, except roads belonging to PWD and Highways department. In the new extension areas within Town Panchayat limits, too, the internal roads are developed and maintained by the local body. It is also responsible for implementing proposals from master plan with regards new major roads and road widening activities. Total road lengths 28.090 Km


           Pappireddipatti is having effective network of storm water drains to the length of 21.00 km. Provides further details regarding the type of storm water drains in the town.  The  waste water  flows  through roadside  open  drains. As  of  now 13.50 km  length of  regular  road side  drains  exist, though kutcha  drains  exist almost along  all road.  There  is  no proper  disposal  of sullage/waste water as it accumulates in Low  Lying  Areas/Depressions effectively draining due  to  sleep natural  gradients.  The  accumulated  sullage acts as  a  breeding  place  for  mosquitoes  and  files  creating  health  hazards  an  unhygienic  environment.


 The provision and  maintenance of  street lights  is  an  obligatory  function of Pappireddipatti Town  Panchayat.  The  Tamil Nadu  Electricity Board (TNEB),  a statutory body  formed in 1957 under  the  Electricity Supply Act, 1948  supplied  electricity  to  Pappireddipatti. TNEB  is  responsible for  installing  new streetlight poles  and  drawing  electric  cables  to  light  them. The  Town Panchayat   bears  the  expenses  incurred.  Temporary  lighting  arrangements  is  also  extended  by  the  local  body in case  of fairs  and  festivals  organized  in  the  town. There  are  about 391 streetlights  in  the town limits. The  average  spacing  of  streetlight pole  is 40m,  where  as  the  preferred spacing  of  30m.



         There is a Temple called "Mariyamman Temple", situated at Bazaar Street in Pappireddipatti, which is very famous temple in Pappireddipatti. This Temple is Situated in the near of Bus stand. This Temple festival is celebrated yearly once. The festival is famous in the Dharmapuri District. Pappireddipatti Mariyamman Temple Festival is all community people is celebrate  like as well good  festival  in the area persons of Deevali and Pongal.


The main occupation of the people is Agriculture and Traders. Nearly 10000 people of its total population mainly depend upon agriculture. The agriculture product, Sugarcane in particular is largely grown in Pappireddipatti area. This is being transported from Pappireddipatti to Gopalapuram Sugar mill.