Kottayam is the headquarters of Current Books since the year 1977. Unnineeli Sandesam, the exquisite Malayalam poetry work, is supposed to have been written by one of the Vadakkumkur Rajas. At the time of the integration of the State of Travancore and Cochin (Kochi) in 1949, these revenue divisions were renamed as districts and the Diwan peshkars gave way to District Collectors, paving the way for the birth of the Kottayam District in July 1949. 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The first and only Cooperative Society of writers, authors and publishers (SPCS), for publishing books and periodicals was set up here in 1945. Collectorate Kottayam, Collectorate P.O. This programme has been staged in several foreign countries many times. The district was also a centre of the agitation led by the State Congress for responsible Government in Travancore. Ramaswami Iyer, the then Dewan of Travancore. 2564800 District Information Officer/District Information Centre 2562558 District Informatics Officer,NIC 2565485 Collectorate Information Centre 2562201 Friends Nagampadam The first printing press in Kerala was established (CMS Press) here in 1821 by Rev.Benjamin Baily. Kottayam District Collector M Anjana has gone in quarantine after an employee of the collectorate tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. It was here that the famous Vaikom Satyagraha (1924-25), an epic struggle for eradication of untouchability, took place. km. Sri. Gandhiji on Vaikom Satyagraha. Ltd.,under Resurvey numbers 24/3pt,25/2,27/1, 28/2, 28/3 in Oorakan village, Thirurangadi Taluk of the Malappuram District. Director of Higher Secondary Education (Nov 2017 – Dec 2018) Commissioner for Entrance Examination (Feb 2018 – Dec 2018) District Collector, Kottayam (December 2018 Onwards) Educational Qualification At the time of the integration of the State of Travancore and Cochin (Kochi) in 1949, these revenue divisions were renamed as districts and the Diwan peshkars gave way to District Collectors, paving the way for the birth of the Kottayam District in July 1949.It was in Kottayam that the famous Vaikom Satyagraha (1924–25), an epic struggle for eradicati… District Information Office Kottayam. C.P. The source of infection of the Kottayam native has not been identified. ga('send', 'pageview'); (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ Earlier, the Travancore state consisted of two revenue divisions viz. It is estimated that 70% of the State's book publication takes place in Kottayam. Kottayam is also called as "Akshara Nagari" which means the "city of letters" considering its contribution to print media and literature. Smt. General Election - 2019 - Recruitment of special police officers. The district administration is headed by the District Collector. The Folk dances of Kottayam consists of Margamkali and Arjuna Nritham. New International Women's Day - District Police conducting a seminar on the topic " Better for Balance". E-mail Adderss; District Collector, Kottayam: dcktm[dot]ker[at]nic[dot]in: Public … He is the 45th District Collector of Kottayam. Kottayam district has a total area of 2208 sq. ]]>*/, The ' Nivarthana ' agitation of the early thirties, to secure adequate representation for the non-caste Hindus, Christians and Muslims in the State Legislature, enjoyed considerable support from this district. ga('create', 'UA-37501322-1', 'auto'); Contents owned and updated by concerned Departments and coordinated by Information Technology Department Secretariat, Fort St. George, Chennai 600 009, Tamil Nadu, India Panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands, hills and hillocks, extensive rubber plantations, places associated with many legends and a totally literate people have given Kottayam District the enviable title: The land of letters, legends, latex and lakes. The 'Malayali Memorial ' agitation may be said to have had its origin in Kottayam. Bordered by the lofty and mighty Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a land of unique characteristics. District Offices Phone District Collector 2562001 , Res: 2570057 District Panchayat President 2565966 District Police Chief 2564700 A.D.M. District Planning Officer. District Collector & District Magistrate, Kottayam, Kerala State-686 002. He acts as the District Magistrate for maintaining Law and Order in his jurisdiction. km. Sri. Minutes of the public hearing conducted on 20.01.2020 under the Chairmanship of the District Collector, Malappuram at the collectorate Conference Hall regarding the proposed quarry expansion of M/s.Kilinakkode Rock products Pvt. Collector in the Cadre of I.A.S heads the District. Ramswami Naykar, associated with this struggle. District Collector; Print; Share; Facebook; Twitter; District Collector. New Kottayam District Police introduced a whatsapp number for informing about narcotic deals. Varthamana Pusthakam (1778) written by Paremmakkal Thoma Kathanar, on a travel to Rome, is the first travelogue in Malayalam. Kottayam occupies a prominent place in the cultural map of Kerala. Margamkali is an art form popular among the Syrian Christian Community of the erstwhile Travancore. Mammen Mappilai, Kattakkayathil Cheriyan Mappilai, Vadakkumkoor Raja Raja Varma, Karoor Neelakanda Pillai, Vaikom Muhammed Basheer, D.C. Kizhakkemuri and Abhaya Dev are few names, in the category of outstanding dignitaries and celebrities, worth mentioning, who had made very valuable, substantial and individual contributions in their own way to the cultural and social milieu. E-Mail :collectoratektm[dot]ker@nic[dot]in. Source: This website is published and managed by District Courts. Latest Announcements. Margamkali is performed by men and women separately. Kottayam is a city in the Indian state of Kerala. The first autobiography in Malayalam by Vaikom Pachu Moothathu was published from Kottayam in 1870. District Mining Officer. ​ Deputy Collector Resettelment. Meenachil and Kanjirappally Taluks have high land and midland areas while Kottayam, Changanassery and Vaikom Taluks have midland and lowland areas. In the 22-member district panchayat, the LDF increased its tally to 14, from the eight it had in the outgoing council. District Collector: dcekm[dot]ker[at]nic[dot]in: Collectorate, Kakkanad, Ernakulam - 682 030: 0484-2372902: 0484-2424838: Shri. A Alexander IAS . English education in South India did actually start at the Old Seminary here at Kottayam in 1813. At the same time, the strength of the UDF came down to seven from 14. Most of India's natural rubber originates from the acres of well-kept plantations of Kottayam, also home to the Rubber Board. The city is an important trading center of spices and commercial crops, especially rubber. Those who had come into contact with the infected include the collector and additional district magistrate Anil Oommen, an official press release said. Mini Antony is the District magistrate of Kottayam. Idukki District Mission Co-Ordinator Kudumbashree, Civil Station, Collectorate Idukki, Ph-0486-2232223 E-Mail- spemidk1@gmail.com. This art is very ancient and is supposed to be about 2000 years old. The first college in the State (CMS College) was also started here at Kottayam in 1840. He deals mainly with general administration and is vested with supervision of day-to-day functions of the Collectorate. Government Organization })(window,document,'script','https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); The district is naturally divided into high land, midland and lowland, the bulk being constituted by the midland regions. The District Court Kottayam had celebrated its centenary during the year 2010. Under the three tier system of panchayat in rural areas, Pathanamthitta has one district panchayat, 8 block panchayat and 53 grama panchayats. Till now District Indore has always been headed by Collectors from IAS Services. Fourteen people who have … Flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a place that is known for extraordinary qualities. B. Abdul Nasar is a 2012 batch IAS officer. (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), Kottayam is the first town in India selected by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India to be transformed as an Eco City. The Sri K R Narayanan, the former President of India hails from Kottayam District. Koodiyatam is the ancient Sanskrit dramatic version of Kerala It is a temple art and has been recognized and approved by UNESCO. Prominent publishers D.C. Books started publication from here in the year 1974. Kottayam is the ideal take off point for visits to Peermade, Munnar, Thekkady, Ernakulam and the temple city, Madurai. M Anjana I.A.S. The SPCS, a unique co-operation venture of authors and writers was started in the year 1945. Deputy Collector Election. 12,610 talking about this. Kottayam literally means the interior of a fort - Kotta + Akam. Late Kottarathil Sankunny, Kandathil Varghese Mappilai, Kerala Varma Valiyakoi Thampuran, K.C. Kottayam, Kerala State-686 002. It is of immense historic significance that national leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, C. Rajagopalachari, Acharya Vinoba Bhave and E.V. The Christian Missionaries enriched Malayalam literature by their valuable contributions in the 18th and 19th Centuries. The remnants of the palaces and forts are still seen here. Sri.P.K Sudheer Babu, a native of Kannur is an IAS officer of 2013 batch. Kottayam literally means the interior of a fort—Kotta + Akam. Vaikom, the seat of a celebrated Siva Temple, was the venue of the symbolic satyagraha. He deals mainly with planning and development, law and order, general elections, arms licensing etc.The Additional Collector/ District Revenue Officerruns the Revenue administration under various enactments in the District. The fifth division Devikulam came next but only for a short period, which in course of time, was added to Kottayam. 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District Level Officer; Profile Picture Name Designation Email Address Phone; Dr Gavali Parag Harshad , IAS: Collector & District Magistrate: dm-kalahandi[at]nic[dot]in: Office of the Collector and District Magistrate, Kalahandi At/Po Bhawanipatan - 766001: 06670-230201: Shri Battula Gangadhar,IPS: Superintendent of Police : spkld[dot]orpol[at]nic[dot]in: Office of the Superintendent of … Important posts held. The Additional District Magistrate looks after all the branches of the Collectorate. The Malayali Memorial sought to secure better representation for educated Travancoreans in the Travancore civil service against persons from outside. B. Abdul Nasar I.A.S Present District Collector, Kollam. Kottayam District Collector Contact Phone Number is : 0481-2562001 and Address is Kottayam, Kerala State-686 002, India Smt. Eminent writers Ponkunnam Varkey, Vaikom Chandra Sekharan Nair, distinguished Poet Mahakavi Pala Narayanan Nair, illustrious Kathakali artist Kudamaloor Karunakaran Nair, world renowned Booker prize winner Arundhathi Roy, accomplished film actor Mammootty, and talented film director Jayaraj are some other notable personalities who all hail from Kottayam district. Later in 1868 two more divisions Quilon (Kollam) and Kottayam were constituted. p { margin-bottom: 0.25cm; line-height: 120%; } Kottayam is the hometown of a vast number of books and periodicals and is the center of publishing business in the State. Kottayam district was previously a part of the erstwhile princely state of Travancore. Phone: 0481-2562001( O) 0481-2570057 ( R ) Kottayam stands first in the field of Education, Mass Communication, Printing and Book Publication. Deputy Collector SLAO 6. Kottayam district has a total area of 2208 sq. Address:1st Floor, Collectorate, CivilStation, Alappuzha, Kerala , India – 688 001 Phone: 91-477- 2251720 (O), 91-477-2243721(R) Mobile:+91-9447129011 Fax: 91-477-2251720 E-mail: dcalp[dot]ker[at]nic[dot]in. Deputy Collector SLAO 12. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) 24K likes. Contact Directory in the District District Office Name Designation E Mail Mobile Number Office Number Collector & District Magistrate Collector & District Magistrate dm-sundargarh[at]nic[dot]in 06622-272265 Superintendent of Police, Sundargarh Superintendent of Police spsng[dot]orpol[at]nic[dot]in 06622-273324 Superintendent of Police, Rourkela Superintendent of … Meenachil and Kanjirappally Taluks have high land and midland areas while Kottayam, Changanassery and Vaikom Taluks have midland and lowland areas. District Informatics Officer. the southern and northern divisions, under the administrative control of a 'Diwan Peshkar' for each. District Soldier Welfare Officer . It is the district headquarters of Kottayam district, located in south-west Kerala. Tahsildar Class Tahsildar Mahsul. Kottayam Town is the first town in India to have achieved 100% literacy (a remarkable feat achieved as early as in 1989). Contents owned and updated by concerned Departments and coordinated by Information Technology Department Secretariat, Fort St. George, Chennai 600 009, Tamil Nadu, India