Wher is Pondicherry | Know more about Pondicherry- presently known as Puducherry– is a lovely little coastal town on the east coast of Southern India. Pondicherry comprises of Yanam on the East Coast and Mahe on the west coast. Yanam and Mahe were attached to Pondicherry at the time of French leaving India. Pondicherry was ruled by the French and this is reflected in the architecture and culture of Pondicherry.
This coastal town is located 160 km from Chennai and is well connected by road and rail. This town also has a small airport which is undergoing renovation and is likely to commence air operations shortly. Pondicherry has a large volume of people migrating from other southern states – Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.
The outside population is about 75% which has resulted in diversified culture and increase in economic activity of this Union Territory.
Pondicherry has improved leaps and bounds in the field of education and has a number of professional, arts and science colleges which offer education at an affordable cost. JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Medical, Education and Research) is a world renowned institution in the field of medicine is located in this Union Territory . Pondicherry rose to prominence due to the founding of the world famous Aurobindo Ashram by Sri Aurobindo.
French nationals who have settled in Pondicherry have carved for themselves a satellite township-Auroville– which is located about 10 kms from Pondicherry. Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville, JIPMER are the places of interest for tourist visiting this Union Territory.
Now we all know Where is Pondicherry which is under the direct administrative control of the Union Government in Delhi has no dearth of finance from the Centre and is all set to grab attention of all Indians in India and abroad as this town is all set to take giant steps in development in all spheres.