OverView of Pampady
Pampady is not a taluk. It is part of Kottayam taluk and is 16 km east of Kottayam town.School not listed here include BMM Higher Secondary School and MGM High School, both in Pampady.The PIN given for Vimalambika Public English Medium School is wrong. It is 686502.It is also not correct to use ‘city’ for a place like Pampady in the sense it is generally used in India. Pampady is a ‘village panchayat’, most of which is rural with the main town having a limited urban look. As the place is on a national highway (NH 220), it is fairly well connected by road to other places and there are frequent buses along the road from Kottayam, which is the district headquarters.
Pampady is a small town 16 kilometres east of Kottayam in Kerala, S. India. It lies midway between Kottayam and Kanjirappally.Vennimala the western boundary of Pampady was once the Capital of Thekkumkoor. Unnuneeli sandesam written in 14th century AD describes Vennimala and Thiruvanchiyoor in Thekkumkoor. In AD 1749 King Marthanda Varma of Venadu captured Thekkumkoor and thereafter it was portion of Travancore. After 1956, Pampady became part of Travancore-Cochin State. The old records, dating back to ME 352 (AD 1176), kept with Kaithamattom Illam in Velloor, throws light on the history of Pampady. There was human inhabitation here about 1000 years back. The Subramanya temple of the Illam was old even at that time. Up to middle of 16th Century, Pampady was under King of Thekkumkoor. Thalikotta was the capital of Thekkumkoor. Pampady was owned by Kothala Madom and later by Ambazhathunkal Kartha. Pampady had three portions-Velloor, Pampady and Thekkan Pampady. There is a Govt Taluk Hospital at Pampady which is well maintained and conveniently located near Alampally. There are many clinics, medical labs and ayurvedic dispensaries also functioning. Minhans Homeopathy Pampady is at Kadavumbhagam complex near to Bus Stand.