Devikulam Police Station
Devikulam Police station is one of the oldest police stations in the state and the date of opening or any other related details are not available. This police station is now functioning in a new government building from 23.03.2006 onwards vide GO (Rt) no 2899/04/Home dated 30.12.2004. Kottakamboor, Vattavada in full and part of KDH village comes under the jurisdiction of Devikulam Police Station.
Among the Village Vattavada is 52 K.M far From The station and Kottakamboor is 62 K.M Far from the station. Mostly Tamil Cultured peoples are staying here. Half of the Jurisdiction area covered by Tea Plantation and the other portion horticulture crops. Main tourist location is Seetha lake, Meesappulimala. (click here to view map)
Boarder Of The Police station
Devikulam Police station shares jurisdiction border on north-west side with Santhanpara Police Station, west side with Munnar Police station limit and the north-eastern side Korngany Police Station, Kodaikaknal ( Tamilnadu).
- Judiacial First Class Magistrate Court Devikulam
- Sub divissional Magistrate Court Devikulam
JailSpecial Sub Jail Devikulam
Loksabha and Legislative constituency
- Loka Sabha Constituency: Idukki
- Legislative Constituencies : Devikulam
Sree Dharmasatha Temple Devikulam.
This is an oldest Temple in this Station limit. Which was constructed by the Punjar Maharaja. peculiarity of this temple is that its direction is to west.
N.H 47 is passing through the Police Station limitability
Historical and tourist destinations
Old Devikulam Lake
It is based on the myth related to the epic Ramayana during the absconding period Seetha, Rama and Lakshmana came here and Seetha Devi took bath in this lake. Seetha Devi Lake is also known as Seetha Devi Kulam is about 6000 feet hight from the sea level which is never dry at any time.The lake draws tourists not only because of its sacredness but also for the curative powers of its mineral waters. Most of the inhabitants in this town speak Malayalam and Tamil.
Vattavada is a virtually rain shadow village, lying in the eastern side of the Western Ghats near to Marayur and north side of Munnar.As the name mentioned it is surrounded by hills from all side. Vattavada is famous for its wide variety of crops which is not seen on the other parts of Kerala, which includes varieties of apple, orange, strawberry, blackberry, plums, gooseberry, egg fruits, peach and passion fruits, etc.
Most of the native flora and fauna of Vattavada have disappeared due to severe habitat fragmentation resultant from the creation of the plantations. However, some species continue to survive and thrive in several protected areas nearby, including the new Kurinjimala Sanctuary to the east, the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Manjampatti Valley and the Amaravati reserve forest of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary to the north east, the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola National Park to the north, the Pampadum Shola National Park to the south and the proposed Palani Hills National Park to the east. These protected areas are especially known for several threatened and endemic species including Nilgiri tahr, the grizzled giant squirrel, the Nilgiri wood-pigeon, elephant, the gaur, the Nilgiri langur, the sambar, and the neelakurinji (that blossoms only once in twelve years) and special thing is it center for Munnar, Kodaikanal and Marayur
Important establishments and institutions
- Nasarth socialcentre Devikulam.
- Government PHC Devikulam,
- Idukki District Co Operative Bank, Koviloor.
- KDH Village Office Devikulam
- Kottakamboor Village Office Kottakamboor
- Vattavada Village Office Vattavada
- RDO Office, Devikulam
- Taluk Office, Devikulam
- Sub Treasury, Devikulam
- Registrar office. Devikulam
- JFCM Court Devikulam
- PHC Devikulam
- Block office
- Sail Tax Office
- Food and Safety
- Supply office
- Election office
- Survey Supt. Office
- GHSS Koviloor
- Range Office Devikulam
- DFO Devikulam
- Child Well Fare Office
- Agricultural Office Vattavada
- PHC Koviloor
- GHSS Gudarvilla
- GHSS Devikulam
Various projects functioning in this police station
Women help desk
Women who came to police Station are getting a huge relief with the help of Woman help desk and functioning in good manner