Manali, Tamil Nadu

—  suburb  —
Location of Manali
in Chennai and India
Coordinates 13°09′49″N 80°15′31″E / 13.16361°N 80.25856°E / 13.16361; 80.25856Coordinates: 13°09′49″N 80°15′31″E / 13.16361°N 80.25856°E / 13.16361; 80.25856
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District(s) Thiruvallur
Population 28,174 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)


3 metres (9.8 ft)

Manali (Tamil: மணலி) is an Industrial town and Municipality in Thiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a northern suburb of Chennai City .



As of 2001 India census,[1] Manali had a population of 58,174. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Manali has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 67%. In Manali, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Location and Surroundings

Manali is a Northern Suburb of Chennai city. It borders Tiruvottiyur to the east, Mathur MMDA to the west, Kodungaiyur to the south, 100 ft road to the North. The main throughfares in the area is Kamarajar Salai,Chinna mathur Road,Parthasarathy street.


Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) runs passenger buses to Manali from other major parts of the Chennai city. Some of the bus services are :

Route No Origin Destination Via
44 Manali Brodway Tondiarpet
56D Manali Brodway Tondiarpet
M64C Manali Broadway Madhavaram Milk Colony,Moolakadai,Vyasarpadi,Doveton, Chennai Central
M121A Manali CMBT Madhavaram Milk Colony,Moolakadai,Reteri,Thirumangalam
M170C Extn Manali Guindy I.E Madhavaram Milk Colony,Moolakadai,TVK Nagar,Reteri,CMBT,Vadapalani

Some of the buses which passes through Manali are :

Route No Origin Destination Passes through
M56W Madhavaram Tollgate Manali
M64B Minjur Broadway Manali
M64P Minjur Perambur Manali
M121B Minjur CMBT Manali
M121C Ennore CMBT Manali
M121D Manali New Town CMBT Manali

Apart from MTC buses, Share Autos plays a major role for transportation in this Area.


  • Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL)

Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL)(formerly MRL) is the largest company in Manali. Started in 1969, CPCL's Manali Refinery now has a capacity of 9.5 MMTPA and is one of the most complex refineries in India with Fuel, Lube, Wax and Petrochemical feedstocks production facilities. The main products of the company are LPG, Motor Spirit, Superior Kerosene, Aviation Turbine Fuel, High Speed Diesel, Naphtha, Bitumen, Lube Base Stocks, Paraffin Wax, Fuel Oil, Hexane and Petrochemical feed stocks

Other Industries located in Manali are as follows :

  • Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL)
  • Manali Petro Chemical Ltd(MPL)
  • Futura Polymers Ltd
  • Cetex Petro Chemicals Ltd
  • Tamil Nadu Petroproducts Limited(TPL)
  • Sriram Fibres Ltd(SRF)
  • Madras Rubber Factory(MRF)
  • Kothari chemicals and pesticides
  • Balmer & lawrie co
  • Infra tanks and polymers
  • The Hunstman Polyurethenes
  • ICI limited


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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