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Since, the Namakkal District is a part of the Salem District, the historical background of Salem and Namakkal remains the same. After the struggle between the Cheras , Cholas and Pandiyas, the Hoysalas rose to power and had control till the 14th Century followed by Vijayanagar Kings till 1565 A.D. Then the Madurai Nayakas came to power in 1623 A.D. Two of the Polygons of Thirumalai Nayak namely, Ramachandra Nayaka and Gatti Mudaliars ruled the Salem area. The Namakkal Fort is reported to have been built by Ramachandra Nayakas. After about 1625 A.D., the area came successively under the rule of Muslim Sultans of Bijapur and Golkinda Mysore kings and then the Marathas, when about the year 1750 A.D. Hyder Ali came to power. During this period, it was a history of power struggle between Hyder Ali and later Tippu , with the British.

The Rock Fort in Namakkal is a special feature of the Town. The Fort covers an area of one and half acres of flat surface and is accessible from South-West by a flight of narrow steps. Namakkal was in the hands of Atikula King called Gunasila who has marriage with Pallava King. Later the taluk was over run by the Cholas in the Kongu Mangalam which has over run by the Cholas in the 9th Century and passed on to Vijayanagar under the Viuroyultry of madra. Namakkal was held by Killdhar (Caption) on Hyder Ali until it was captured by British in 1768.

COMMUNICATIONS

The district is well served by road transports. NH-7 and NH-47 pass through all the taluk headquarters, other towns and most of the villages are connected by motorable roads.

LOCATION AND PHYSIOGRAPHY:

Namakkal District is situated at 11o 00' and 12o 00' of the North latitude and 77o 40' and 78o 05' of the East longitude. The altitude of the district is 300 metres above MSL.

Namakkal District comes under the North Western Agro climatic zone (Excluding Tiruchengode Taluk) of Tamil Nadu. It is situated in the dividing portion of two watersheds between Cauvery and the Vellar System with the Taluks of Attur, Rasipuram and Namakkal on the East and Salem, Omalur and Mettur on the West. Tiruchengode taluk alone is placed under Western Agro -climatic zone.


Besides above two zones, Kollihills in Namakkal and few isolated hills and ridges scattered over Namakkal Rasipuram and Tiruchengode along with the Valleys and rolling topography contributes to the characteristic physiography of the district.


Kollihills the Garden of Namakkal district comprising of 14 village panchayats called 'Nadu' is having an area of 371.03 sq. km at an altitude of 1300 mts. above MSL.


The Northern portion of Namakkal are mountains and the Southern areas are plains. The plain area of the district can be divided into 3 elevating stages. The lower elevation (below 150 m) has Namakkal and Paramathy taluks which are being benefitted by Cauvery river. The mid elevation (150-300 m above M.S.L.) occupies the major area in all Taluks. The high elevation area (between 300-600 m) spreads over mainly in Rasipuram and Namakkal Taluks. The chief river run through in the district are Cauvery Aaru, Karipottamaru and Thirumanimuthar. The Cauvery flows South and South west hugging the border


The famous Cauvery river flows along the Western and Southern boundaries of the district at an elevation of 150 m. It benefits most of the cultivated lands in Paramathy and Mohanur Block. Its tributories are Sarabanga and Tirumanimuthar.


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The basic objective of the Industrial Policy pursued by the Tamil Nadu Government is to achieve massive increase in employment by promoting Small Industries and Rural Industries.


The District industries Centre is the institution at the district level, which provides all the service and support facilities to the entrepreneurs for setting up small and Village Industries. This includes identification of suitable schemes, preparation of feasibility reports, arrangements for credit facilities, machinery and equipment, provision of raw materials and extension services.


Namakkal district is the newly bifurcated one from Salem district which is having a rapid growth in Industrial sector with much workmanship and proficient nature of the entrepreneurs. The climate and humidity are very suitable for the growth of Poultry units and apart from that Lorry Body building, Textile activities are playing a vital roll in this district.


This district is having main importance in the origin of Tapioca Crop in our country since, the Soil nature and humidity are much suitable for the Tapioca cultivation and naturally Tapioca Starch and Sago manufacturing units have come up in abundant in this district. The sago products are mainly marketed in the Northern states of our country. The tapioca wafers produced from the Tapioca starch is also having market in the northern states.


Next to Andhra Pradesh, Namakkal is having a name in the production of Eggs. The eggs produced in this district are marketed in other states and by exporting eggs to other countries it is getting remarkable foreign exchange.