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Vegetable market – large production of vegetables

Posted on April 15th, 2010 at 01:51 AM and last modified on December 15th, 2010 at 4:57 pm.

A small town in the Dindigul district of Tamil nadu, Oddanchatram is noted for its large production of commodities such as vegetables, fruits and flowers. Oddanchatram is situated near the Palani Hills at the base of the Western Ghats in South India. It is a small panchayat town in the district of Dindigul in the state of Tamil Nadu. The town has a population of over 40,000 people and most of the people living here earn their livelihood from agriculture. Other than vegetables the town is also noted for the production of other commodities such as ghee and butter.
Situated at the base of Kodai Hills, the Oddanchatram market derives its vegetable and fruit stock from the plains and hills of the region. After the produce is auctioned it is sent to urban markets in Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and even Maharashtra.

A small town in the Dindigul district of Tamil nadu, Oddanchatram is noted for its large production of commodities such as vegetables, fruits and flowers. Oddanchatram is situated near the Palani Hills at the base of the Western Ghats in South India. It is a small panchayat town in the district of Dindigul in the state of Tamil Nadu. The town has a population of over 40,000 people and most of the people living here earn their livelihood from agriculture. Other than vegetables the town is also noted for the production of other commodities such as ghee and butter.

Situated at the base of Kodai Hills, the Oddanchatram market (Vegetable Market in Tamilnadu) derives its vegetable and fruit stock from the plains and hills of the region. After the produce is auctioned it is sent to urban markets in Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and even Maharashtra.

Market Commodities

This town’s market sends freshly produced tomatoes, drumsticks, brinjalsOddanchatram vegetable market small (eggplant), bhendi (okhra), onion, gourds and dairy products to Kerala, Maharashtra and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Other commodities that can be shopped for at the Oddanchatram market include beetroot, mangoes, pumpkin, green chillies, orange, Lab-lab, ginger, cluster beans and others. Click here for Vegetables Wholesalers Profiles.

Volume of transactions

In the normal season about 3000 tons of vegetables are transported from the market to neighboring areas everyday. Between June and December, 5000 tons of vegetables are transported per day.

Transport Volume

As far as the transport volume is concerned, about 4000 lorries and 100 bullock carts transport these items each day. The goods transport through rail and roadways is a soaring economic sector in Oddanchatram.

Working Hours

The market transaction hours are between 0700 hrs to 2400 hrs everyday. Having about 130 commission agents, the market caters to states such as Kerala, Maharashtra and places within Tamil Nadu.

Closest Railway station/Airport

The closest railway station to this town is the Oddanchatram railway station which is about 1 Km from the town center. The Dindigul railway station is about 30 kms from this place and the Madurai railway station is roughly about 96 Kms from this place. The closest airport to Oddanchatram is the Madurai airport located about 106 Kms from this small town.

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  1. iam rajkumar says:

    9943931924

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  2. Rajesh says:

    யாராவது காய்கறி டீலேர்ஸ் நம்பர் போஸ்ட் பண்ணுக

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  3. karthik says:

    diz is me karthik for past 20 years im living in oddanchatram its a perfect place for market and its a number one market players are very low but they dont ve long term strategy 2 carry their business

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  4. i proude of birth in odc bcz our market provaid the green (agree product)revalution from south india………

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  5. Maha Dinesh says:

    Good to see our vegetable market details here in Oddanchatram website. Even though, it’s a private website. I love regular updates. Thanks for such wonderful initiative.

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  6. @A.Ravindan, We added the link. Thanks for sharing the info with us. Try to provide more relevant data, we will add your profile in our website.

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  7. ARavindan says:

    Please include this link for the comparison of vegetable prices to other markets across the country
    http://indg.in/india/market_information

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  8. [...] Town market sends freshly produced tomatoes, drumsticks, brinjals. Oddanchatram vegetable market small (eggplant), bhendi (okhra), onion, gourds, dairy products etc., to Kerala, Maharashtra and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Other commodities that can be shopped for at the Oddanchatram market include beetroot, mangoes, pumpkin, green chillies, orange, Lab-lab, ginger, cluster beans and others. In the normal season about 3000 tons of vegetables are transported from the market to neighboring areas everyday. Between June and December, 5000 tons of vegetables are transported per day. Below, you can find vegetables wholesalers profiles. Click here to know about vegetable market. [...]

  9. Selvaraj says:

    Perfect survey.. try to gather more information about oddanchatram vegetable market.

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  10. Selvaraj says:

    Perfect survey.. try to gather more information about oddanchatram vegetable market.

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  11. Selvaraj says:

    Perfect survey.. try to gather more information about oddanchatram vegetable market.

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