Ponneri Tourism

Ponneri is a city located at North Chennai in Thiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located in Ponneri taluk. The neighbourhood is served by the Ponneri railway station of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. Ponneri is selected among 100 cities for Smart city Development. Moving fast on the road to setting up the proposed Smart City at Ponneri, the Japan International Cooperation Agency has prepared a master plan that envisages development of the urban, manufacturing node near Chennai spread across 22,000 acres of land at a total cost of Rs 32,713 crore. The proposed city is expected to have a population of four lakhs and a working population of 8.88 lakh by 2025, as per the master plan document. It would be developed in three phases. The first phase will involve 4,448 acres of land available with government agencies while the second phase would involve 2,718 acres of existing port area. The third phase will involve 5,667 acres of land with existing development around coastal regulation zone. Of the total planned area, 9,133 acres of land are yet to be acquired


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ponneri in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ponneri like a local. After your splendid visit to Ponneri, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Chennai. Add Chennai to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Vivekananda House And Museum, Marina Beach, Fort St George. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Ponneri.

  • Know the pollution level of Ponneri before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 65.23 (High)
    • Water Pollution 71.65 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.12 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 69.77 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 72.27 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.24 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 60.89 (High)
  • How safe is Ponneri for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ponneri.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.56 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.25 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.83 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 74.32 (High)
    • Car Stealing 33.96 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.49 (Low)
    • Attacks 35.61 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.85 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.27 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.8 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.69 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.65 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.7 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ponneri is 106.45 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 60.05 (High)
    • Climate Index 53.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 75.98 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.64 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.16 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 71.39 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.64 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.41 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ponneri

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.79 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 41.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.28 USD

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