District Profile

ERODE

Taluks :

Satyamangalam, Bhavani,Gopichettipalaiyam, Perundurai, Erode, Kangayam, Dharapuram.


Community Development Blocks :

Talavadi, Bhavanisagar, Satyamangalam, Andiyur, Ammapet, Bhavani, Thoockanaickenpalaiyam, Nambiyur, Gopichettipalaiyam, Perundurai, Uttukkuli, Chennimalai, Erode, Modakurichi, Kodumudi, Kangayam, Dharapuram, Mulanur, Vellakoil, Kundadam.


Towns and Urban Agglomerations having population less than one lakh :

Satyamangalam (M), Punjai Puliyampatti (TP), Bhavani Sagar (MTS), Andiyur (TP), Gopichettipalaiyam (M), Kunnattur (TP), Mukasipidariyur (VP), Ottapparai (VP), Chennimalai (TP), Chithode (TP), Kangayam (TP), Dharapuram (M), Bhavani U.A. is spreading in Salem Distt. and Erode Distt.


Cities and Urban Aggalomerations having population one lakh and above :

(a) Erode (M), (b) Veerappanchattiram (TP), (c) Kasipalaiyam (TP), (d) Surampatti (TP), (e) Brahmana Periya Agraharam (TP).


Name of Parliamentary Constituencies :

Gobichettipalayam.


Name of Assembly Segments :

Perundurai:- Perundurai and Uthukuli Panchayat Unions and the panchayats in Erode Panchayat Union specified in item (33) of the Appendix in Erode taluk.

Bhavani :- Bhavani Panchayat Union and the panchayats in Ammapet Panchayat Union specified in item (34) of the Appendix in Bhavani taluk.

Andhiyur (SC) :- Bhavani taluk [excluding Bhavani Panchayat Union and the panchayats in Ammapet Panchayat Union specified in item (34) of the Appendix] and the Reserve Forests lying in Bhavani taluk.

Gobichettipalayam :- Gobichettipalayam municipality, Gobichettipalayam Panchayat Union, and Koshanam, Talguni and Getticheviyur panchayats in Nambiyur Panchayat Union in Gobichettipalayam taluk.

Bhavanisagar :- Bhavanisagar Township and Bhavanisagar Panchayat Union, in Sathyamangalam taluk; Nambiyur Panchayat Union (excluding Koshanam, Talguni, and Getticheviyur panchayats) and Sathyamangalam Panchayat Union [excluding the panchayats specified in item (35) of the Appendix] in Gobichettipalayam and Sathyamangalam taluks.

Sathyamangalam :- Sathyamangalam municipality, the panchayats in Sathyamangalam Panchayat Union specified in item (35) of the Appendix, and Talavady Panchayat Union in Sathyamangalam taluk; and Thuckkanaickenpalayam Panchayat Union and the Reserve Forests lying in Gobichettipalayam and Sathyamangalam taluks.
The community wise break up [OBE] in Gobichettipalayam is Scheduled Castes {18%}, Vellalas [32%] and Nadars and Vanniars around [4%] each. Chakliyans {7%} and Madaris [6%] are dominant among the Scheduled Castes.