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The Hillock (Mooppen Kunnu)
The Hillock is an impressive Heritage Precinct spot. The wooded Hillock has been aesthetically designed with modern amenities while at the same time the natural beauty of the Hillock is not compromised. The Hillock has been provided with pavements to walk, park benches to rest and a restroom facility for the benefit of general public. Cast iron railings are provided for safety, especially along walkway. The Hillock houses the historic Light House and provides a vantage view point to enjoy the beauty of the Arabian Sea. The Hillock is a wonderful Sunset point from where the serene Sunset over the Arabian Sea can be relished.
The walkway on the banks of River Mahe is one of a kind facility where aesthetics and purpose
integrate together and extends one’s mind and soul huge satisfaction.
The walkway resembles a diamond necklace around the landscape of the Mahe town.
The Walkway is well lit and furnished with enough park benches to relax and enjoy the beauty of
Mahe River. At one end of the Walkway near the Govt. House, there is the visual portrayal of the
famous Novel of the noted writer "the story teller of Mahe" Sri.M.Mukundan’s "Mayyazhi Puzhayude Theeragalil",
where the characters come alive in emphatic representations.
Azhimukham is the estuary of Mayyazhi River and Arabian Sea. This
picturesque location of Mahe which flanked by blue wavy ocean and rippling
Mayyazhi river. The official name of Mahe is Mayyazhi, in Malayalam it means
eyebrow of Sea. In otherwords Mayyazhi means Beautiful Estuary. The small
and beautiful Tagore Park is situated here. Recently the Azhimukham location
has been reconstructed with a walk way nearly 2kms long through the bank of
river from the estuary towards Mahe Bridge. The Govt. House (Office of the
Regional Administrator) is also located at the end point of Azhimukham.
St. Theresa Shrine
The Shrine of St. Theresa of Avila at Mahe is one of the oldest Shrines in India and probably the oldest in Malabar.
According to the historical document, “De Missione Mahinensi in Malabaribus Commentarius” by Rev. Father Ignatius A.S.
Hippolytes, O.C.D. dated 2nd July, 1757, Rev. Father Dominic of St. John of the Cross, O.C.D. an Italian, came to
Mahe and established the Mahe Mission in 1723 when King Bayanor, the Raja of Kadathanad near Badagara was the ruler.
A small community of Christians grew up in this place and in 1736, the Shrine of St. Theresa was erected.
Puthalam in Mahe is an ancient temple of Bhagavathi. Every year there is ‘Thirayattam’ a kind of ancient art with
divinity attached to it can be seen during the month of March. Sri Puthalam Bhagavathy Temple in Mahe is a historic
one. The legend of the Puthalam Bhagavathi Temple relates the events that occurred during the conflict between the
French and Indian armies. Puthalam Bhagavathi Temple is popular among visitors for the festival that takes place in the
first fortnight of March. The beautiful performing art form of Kerala - called the Theyyam - is enacted
Water Sports Complex, Manjakkal
The Water Sports Complex is located on the bank of the Mahe river, encircling a rocky area at the eastern border of
Mahe. From here, you can catch a wonderful panoramic view of the high rising mountains of Wayanad, the
Kanakamala hill, the Railway bridge, the wide river marshlands and mangroves.
Water Sports facilities include motorized boats and pedal boats.
Museum & Govt. House
The Government House now has embarked upon a new scheme to bring back the historical artefacts of the bygone days and a Museum has been established in this direction. There is a new Museum which houses some of the important relics which will be an eye opener into the history of Mahe.
Mahe is also known as "Mayyazhi". Mahe district is named after its
district head quarter "Mahe". It is a small town surrounded on all sides by
Kerala State. The official name of Mahe is "Mayyazhi", in the Malalyalam
language meaning "eyebrow of the sea". In otherwords Mayyazhi means
"Beautiful Estuary". The French named this place Mahe in honour of French
Commander, Bertrand Francois Mahe de La Bourdonnais ( 1699 – 1753 ), a
key architect of French policy in India.
The culture and geography of this area are like almost all of those in the Malabar Coast of Kerala.
The major festival of this region is Vishu and Onam.
The major language is Malayalam. The population includes Tamil and Telugu speakers
The major regional festivals are: St. Theresa Festival: October 5 to 22. The main celebration is on 15th October.Puthalam Thira: March 8 at Puthalam Temple, MaheSri Koyyodan Koroth Thira Mahotsavam: January 29, 30, 31 at Palloor.Sree Krishna Temple Utsavam : Month of January in every year
Before the incursion of European colonial powers into India, this area was part of Kolathu Nadu which
comprised Thulunadu, Chirakkal and Kadathanadu. The French East India Company came to Mahe in 1721.
They approached the Vazhunnavar of Badagara, in March 1721 for his permission
to open a godown in Mahe. He was hesitant in the beginning. But in
September, 1722 the permission was granted as per the treaty signed by the
Badagara Vazhunnavar and the representative of the French East India
Company. The letter secured monopoly rights in the purchase of pepper from
Kadathanadu. The ships of Vazhunnavar would fly the flag of the French East
India Company. There was a mutual assurance of military assistance in the
event of an attack on any one of the allies.
Mahe falls under the Puducherry district and has a total area of 9 sq. km, Mahe is situated on the West Coast, bounded by Kannur district in north and Calicut district in South of Kerala state and 650 km away from the Puducherry, the Head Quarters of the Union territory.
Mahe is entirely urban region. Regional Administrator is the Administrative Head of Mahe region.
He is also the Deputy-Collector (Revenue) - cum- Sub-Divisional Magistrate and Returning officer cum Electoral Registration Officer and
Head of all departments such as Revenue and Disaster Management, Excise, Land Acquisition, Survey and Land Records,
Social Welfare, Department of Women and Child Welfare, Transport, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs,
General Hospital- 171 bedded.CHC Palloor- 30 beddedPHC Pandakkal- O.P onlySub centres- 4 Nos.ESI Dispensary- 1 No.Govt. Ayurveda Hospital- 1 No.Ayurveda Medical College- 1 No.Dental College (Private)- 1 No.
e-CAPHSC is an initiation of automation in Plus One Admission for the students of Mahe Region through single
window system. It ensures the optimization of the whole admission process and keeps the transparency of entire process.
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Download call letters & memos
This application is intented for the allotment of seats for Under Graduate and Post Graduate
courses in Mahatma Gandhi College, Mahe for Kerala Students under Reciprocal Agreement
between Govt. of Puducherry and Kerala.
The main features are
First and subsequent Allotment
Waiting List preperation
Reports and Listings
Counselling and Admission
Generate Admission Order
Property/Building Tax processing System is a software for the collection of various building taxes by Municipality.
The self Assessment Tax is prepared automatically according to the municipality rules and calculates the building tax using appropriate GOMS Order. Facilities
Interface for building details entry
Self Assessment Tax Calculation
Road and Street Updation
Dynamic updation of Tax Properties
This is general purpose software for create randomized seat arrangements and invigilator duty assignments
based on university time table for Graduate and Post Graduate examinations. Key Featues
Create Randomized Seating Plan
Attendance & Absentees statement
Hall wise Question Paper Distribution
Question Paper requirement
Answer paper packing slip
Date wise galley
import and export from Excel.
Deputy Director Agriculture Departmnt Civil Station Mahe
Chief Educational officer Office of Chief Educational Officer Civil Station Mahe
Assistant Director of Fisheries Office of Asst. Director of Fisheries Poozhithala, Mahe
Assistant Engineer Department of Electricity Civil Station, Mahe
Official website of Mahe Region, U.T. of Puducherry
How to reach
Mahe Public Library
Government House Mahe