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Kolenchery is a steadily growing town located on National Highway 49 (NH 49), 27 km east of Cochin city in Ernakulam district of Kerala State, South India.
 

 
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Kolenchery was just a hamlet with church, handful of schools and cinema theatre five decades ago. It was known outside as the home of contractors and real estate owners. Best Replica Watches It is absolutely diverse now; Kolenchery is among those few towns in Kerala, which has made great progress during the near past, whether it is the case of industries, educational institutions or any other concern.
 

The township is famous for the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical Mission (M.O.S.C Medical College), which is playing an active role in the development and promotion of health care in and around Kolenchery and also Idukki district, as this is the premier Hospital in the area. 
 

Kolenchery , Puthencruz , Aikkaranad Panchayath are at the verge of extreme developments in real estate and infrastructure due to the town's location which is approximately 23 km from Edachira, Kakkanad a suburb of Kochi City, where the Smartcity, an IT infrastructure system which is soon to start by Dubai based Tecom company. Also Kochi Refineries is near to Kolenchery at 12 km. This makes the town nearing to Industrialization. Thrippunithura, a satellite town of Kochi City is 17 km southwest of Kolenchery.

 
Also Kolenchery is between Muvattupuzha and Ernakulam on busy NH49 Kundannoor- Madurai Highway. Kolenchery is easily approachable from Kottayam via Piravom. Perumbavoor is 18 km north east of Kolenchery town and it is the headquarters of Kunnathunadu Taluka.Kolenchery is in the middle of many small towns like Piravom, Koothattukulam, Thiruvankulam, Puthencruz, Perumbavoor,muvattupuzha etc.
 
Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport-30 km.
Nearest Railway Station: Aluva-22 km.
Bus Station: Kolenchery Bus Stand, KSRTC stops at Medical College and St. Peters College.Breitling Replica
Nearest Big Town: Muvattupuzha - 13 km north east.
Nearest River: Muvattupuzha River which is flowing through Peruvammoozhi 4 km east of the town.
 
Educational Institutions
   
MOSC Medical College  
   
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical Mission Hospital was established in the year 1970. The 100 bed hospital started functioning with Dr K.C. Mammen as its founder director and Mr M. Chackopillai as founder secretary. Since then, the hospital has steadily grown over the years, into a multi-specialty hospital; 650 bed tertiary care center that ranks among the best hospitals in the state.
 
Today, the Mission has taken yet another giant step forward with the establishment of a medical college. It is the vision of the Mission that the healers of tomorrow who are educated and empowered by this institution, will work toward the physical and spiritual healing of humanity; to the best of their abilities.

The hospital is equipped with 1000 beds. Of these, 500 are in the general category and meet the requirements stipulated by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for the teaching departments. The remaining beds belong to the private, semiprivate and the unitary wards of the super-specialty departments.

The college has access to all the clinical and super-specialty departments of the Medical Mission Hospital, under the able guidance of senior professors and clinicians. Since 1972, the hospital has been recognized by the MCI for conducting Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship programme. The operation theatres are well Replica Hublot Big Bang equipped and meet the requirements of the MCI for training medical interns.Many of the departments also have post graduate programmes for Diploma of the National Board of Examinations.
The fact that this institution is credited with the first C.T scanner, the first open psychiatric ward and the first research paper on leptospirosis in Kerala, is proof of the innovative spirit and drive of the medical faculty.

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Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering
   
Sree Narayanagurukulam College Of Engineering, Kerala, India Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering was established in the year 2002.
All India council For Technical Education accorded sanction for offering three B.Tech courses in
COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING,
in the institution from the academic year 2002-2003 .The sanctioned intake for all the courses are 60 each and the institution is affiliated to MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY ,KOTTAYAM.

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St. Peters College
   
The College derives its inspiration from St. Peter's & St. Paul's Orthodox Syrian Church, Kolenchery. It was in the meeting held on 9th February 1964 at this church the idea of applying for a Junior College in Kolenchery was mooted. Sanction for a Junior College came through the letter No. G. C2/2879/63 dated 1-7-1964. The college started functioning in July 1964 with five batches of Pre-Degree students.

   
It earned a good reputation in a short span of time and its fame spread all over Kerala, and produced international sports persons and academicians, all in quick succession that the college was upgraded as a Degree College in 1967. It has the rare privilege of starting undergraduate courses in eight subjects in that year itself. The college became a post graduate institution in 1982 with the beginning of M.Sc. course in Botany. It now offers Degree courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Economics, History, Politics, Malayalam, English, Hindi and Commerce, Post Graduate courses conducted in the college are Botany, Mathematics, Commerce, English, Bio-Technology, Malayalam and Tourism Administration. The college at present has a student strength of 1560. The college is now affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, and is accredited at the four star level by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of the U.G.C.
 

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Other Educational Institutions  
St. Peter's Teachers Training Institute
St. Peter's English Medium Higher Secondary School
 
   
Financial Institutions Public Utilities
State Bank of Travancore with ATM facility
Union Bank
Federal Bank with ATM facility
South Indian Bank
District Co-operative Bank
Centurian Bank with ATM facility
Wall Street Finance Ltd.
Western Union Money transfer
National Insurance Co. Ltd.
Sub Treasury Office
Movie theatre
Indoor Stadium
Hotel Zieto International - 3 star
Hotel Eliza International - 1 star
Good Samaritan Old Age Home
Sukhada Retreat Centre
Lions Club
Y's Men International
YMCA
Jaycees
Rotary Club
   

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