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District Institute of Education and Training

Vanaramutti, Thoothukudi Dist.

About the District

Thoothukudi district is situated in the extreme South-Eastern corner of Tamil Nadu. It is bounded on the north by the districts of Tirunelveli, Virudhunagar, and Ramanathapuram, on the east and southeast by the Gulf of Mannar and on the west and southwest by Tirunelveli district. On the 20th, October 1986 a new district, carved out of the erstwhile Tirunelveli district was born in Tamil Nadu and named after V.O.Chidambaranar, a great National leader hailing from Ottapidaram who led the Swadeshi Movement in the south. Since 1997 as in the case of other districts of Tamilnadu, this district has also been named after its headquarters town, Thoothukudi. Thoothukudi District is also known as Tuticorin District.

The area of the district is 4621 Sq. k.m. and the population is 15,72,273. The district has two Educational Districts, Thoothukudi and Kovilpatti. The district has thirteen educational blocks, Thoothukudi - Urban, Thoothukudi - Rural, Tiruchendur, Udangudi, Sattankulam, Srivaikundam, Alwarthirunagari, Karunkulam, Ottapidaram, Kovilpatti, Kayathar, Vilathikulam and Pudur.

  • Location of DIET

    DIET is located at Vanaramutti. Vanaramutti is a village located in the Kovilpatti taluk of the district. The latitude 9.1437224 and longitude 77.7855125 are the geo-coordinates of Vanaramutti.

  • DIET Establishment

    District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) for Thoothukudi district was established in the year 1992-1993 at Vanaramutti.

  • District Admin Structure

    Thoothukudi District has Three Revenue Divisions, Eight Taluks and Thirteen Blocks. Total population is 1572273. Sex ratio is 1050(F):1000(M). Literacy 74%.