Ponneri is a town located at North Chennai in Thiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located in Ponneri taluk. The neighbourhood is served by the Ponneri railway station of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. Ponneri is selected among 100 cities for Smart city Development.As per the locals Subhash Chandra Bose stayed in Ponneri.It is one of the fastest-growing suburbs of Chennai Metropolitian City.
Moving fast on the road to setting up the proposed Smart City at Ponneri, the Japan International Cooperation Agency has prepared a master plan that envisages development of the urban, manufacturing node near Chennai spread across 22,000 acres of land at a total cost of Rs 32,713 crore.
The proposed city is expected to have a population of four lakhs and a working population of 8.88 lakh by 2025, as per the master plan document. It would be developed in three phases. The first phase will involve 4,448 acres of land available with government agencies while the second phase would involve 2,718 acres of existing port area. The third phase will involve 5,667 acres of land with existing development around coastal regulation zone. Of the total planned area, 9,133 acres of land are yet to be acquired ponneri is major destination for Andhra Pradesh people to buy goods
Ponneri has banks and ATMs with the following.
Ponneri is located at 13.32°N 80.2°E / 13.32; 80.2. It has an average elevation of 16 metres (52 feet).
As of 2001 India census, Ponneri had a population of 24,205. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50% and with Minjur population, with postal code 601204, considered it could be of 50,000 as ponneri state offices governs most of state implementations on all blocks under ponneri taluk. Neighbouring towns are Minjur, Redhills, Gummidipoondi and Athipattu with development underway on NCTPS power plant project. Ponneri is on the banks of arani river. Ponneri is located 33 km north of Chennai and 52 km Northwest of Thiruvallur. Ponneri has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Approximately 81% of males and 66% of females are literate. About 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Sri Venakteshwara Thirumana Mandapam
KRC GRANDE,PONNERIhttp://www.nammaponneri.com/ - First online store based in Ponneri
Namadhu Ponneri (Tamil: நமது பொன்னேரி) is a Tamil/English Newspaper, Which is Circulating 10000 issues in Ponneri (Thatchur, Velammal Avenue, Andarkuppam, Muslim Nagar, Sainavaram, Krishnapuram, Mookambigai Nagar, N.G.O Nagar, Ponneri Bazaar, Theradi, Balaji Nagar, Shakthi Nagar, Venbakkam, Thadaperumbakkam, Pon Nagar)
Agatheeswarar temple , PONNERI
Sri Kari Krishna Perumal Koil, Ponneri
Sri Balasubramaniaswamy Koil, Andarkuppam
ST.JAMES CHURCH, VENBAKKAM,PONNERI
Ponneri Boys Govt. Hr. Sec School
Jaigopal Garodia Govt. Girls School
Pattupalli Govt Primary School, Pattupalli (பட்டுப்பள்ளி)
Bharath Matric Hr. Sec School
St. John's matriculation school
Best Primary School
Velammal International Residential School
TVIS Bodhi Campus
Velammal Weeklong Boarding
Velammal Cricket Academy
St. James Matriculation Hr.sec School,Venbakkam ,Ponneri - 601204
L.E.F Eden Matric Hr. Sec School
Adarsh Matric Hr. Sec School
Velammal Institute of Technology
Unity matriculation school
Modern matriculation school
LNG College of Arts & Science
SRI Devi College of Arts & Science
Bharathy Nursery and Primary School
Vidhya Mandhir Matric.Hr.Sec.School
Gojan School of Business and Technology, Ponneri
R.B. Gothi jain college for women
Dr.V. Genguswamy Naidu Matriculation School, Ponneri.
Vishwa Nursery and Primary School, Ponneri
Tamil Nadu open university, Ponneri
Scope Education Institute, Murugan Koil Street, Near Balaji Cafe, (Opp. Ponneri Telephone Exchange) Ponneri
Tamil Nadu fisheries university, Ponneri
VELSYS TECHNOLOGIES , Ponneri- Computer Research Institute
Legend: HF- High Frequency Route, NS - Night Service Route, LF - Low Frequency Route
Ponneri assembly constituency (SC) is part of Thiruvallur (Lok Sabha constituency).