Category: Pampaday Dayara

Mar Ivanios ITC

Thanks to Mr. Ommen Chandy (then, the Minister for Labour), an ITC was started in the Nilackal Church Sunday School building in 1976. The ITC named after Mathews Mar Ivanios Paret Metropolitan Thirumeni was a long cherished desire of the Kottayam diocese. But since the government insisted on the institution having a permanent campus with…

MGM Abhaya Bhawan

It was one of the dreams of Thirumeni who lived on prayer, fasting and hospitality driven by compassion to build an institution for the poor and the needy. The result was MGM Abhaya Bhavan, also known as the ‘Agadhi Mandiram’. The construction of the Bhavan in the name of Parumala Thirumeni started under the special…

Pampady Dayara

The phenomenal growth and development of Pampady dayara and its ancillary units have been such that it would be better to call the place Puthenpuram (New Township) and its institutions a Multipurpose complex. A forbidding patch of inhospitable and inaccessible forest land a few decades ago, Pothenpuram is a Cannan where milk and honey of…

Location of Pampady

Pampady is a small town located in the Kottayam district of Kerala, the southern state of India. The development of Pampady is closely connected to KK (Kottayam – Kumily) Road, which came into existence in AD 1038, as a graded road. This road is now a national highway, from Quilon to Theni at Tamil Nadu.…