Pammal, also known as Purasaiwakkam or Purasai, is a town in Kancheepuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu. The town is 18.3 Kms away from Chennai via Grand Trunk Road and lies in close proximity to popular localities like Pallavaram and Chrompet.
Pammal is well-linked to all important areas of Chennai like Anakaputhur (1.6 km), Thiruneermalai (2.4 Km), Pallavaram (4.7 Km), Tharappakkam (4.7 Km) and Kovur (7 km). Public transport is very popular here and there are a wide network of buses that runs through different parts of Pammal.
The Palvaram railway is the nearest railway station here which is located at a distance of 3.2 Km with the International airport being at 5.1 Km via main road.
Educational Institutions and Hospitals
Sankara Vidyalaya High School, Nadar Sanga Matriculation School, Higher Secondary School, Shrine Theresa School, Vailankanni Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Sri Sankara Vidhyala Matriculation Sr Sec School and St Theresa Girl's Higher Secondary School are some of the famous schools in the area.
In addition to schools, good healthcare hospitals are also present here like Subhikshaa Hospital, R V I Hospital, Sankara Eye Hospital and Apollo Medicals.
Shopping Malls and Banks
Although is still developing in terms of recreational hubs within the neighborhood, there are several top malls and shopping complexes located around various parts of Chennai. Some of the popular ones among them which are located near to Pammal are Alsa Mall, Phoenix Market City etc.
Banking institutions like Overseas Bank, Andhra Bank, Syndicate Bank, City union Bank, Axis Bank and Bank also have their branches in Pammal.
Real Estate in Pammal
In the last few years, a number of high-rise apartments have come up at places in and around Pammal. Currently, there are 29 ongoing projects here with 7 projects due for possession in 2014.
Some popular ongoing projects include m by CC Builders, Sairam by Promoters, Cedar Crest and Alpine Meadows by n housing and Oxford Square by Ford Square developer. Unit sizes in Pammal range from 480 sq.ft, to 1715 sq.ft with prices being Rs 4000 per sq.ft (Avg) and Rs 5100 and Rs 2900 per sq.ft as the maximum and minimum prices respectively.