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Kethi or Ketti is a small town in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. The town is easily accessible through road and rail. It also lies on the NMR line which is the Nilgiris express and can easily be reached through by boarding the train at the Mettupalayam station.
Geography of Kethi
Kethi coordinates at 11.40°North and 76.70°East. The region experiences temperate and mild climate. During summer the region sees a maximum of 21°C to 25°C and the minimum of 10°C to 12°C. Kethi valley lies en route to Ooty along the Ooty-Coonoor highway.
Economy of Kethi
Majority of population in Kethi are engaged in manual labors. They are indulgedmostly in agriculture, rearing livestock, masonry and many other activities. One can also find presence of service sector. People here also carry out trading and small business activities to sustain their living. Economy of Kethi is supported by surrounding industrial establishments, such as the Needle Industries, the mushroom factory, Ambica tea factory, Mini flower garden near Palada bus stop and the various educational institutions.
Culture of Kethi
Kethi is inhabited by peple belonging to diiferent sectys and communities. It is home to Badaga and Tamils with certain immigrants from other parts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Sri Lankan Tamils. Badaga and Tamil, English, Malayalam and Kannada are spoken in this part of Tamil Nadu.
Apart from Hinduism, Christianity is also practiced in Kethi.
Transport in Kethi
Kethi is accessible by rail or road. The mountain train NMR provides a
connection to the Chennai - Coimbatore - Mettupalayam Niligiri Express),
can be boarded from the Mettupalayam station to the Ketti railway station. Few buses also travel to this part of Tamil Nadu.
Utility Services in Kethi
The city of Kethi is recently
developing into a major tourist hub. To raise the standard of living of
the people here, as well to cater to the needs of the visitors, various
utility services have been made available to the people here. From
quality healthcare to transport and security, robust utility services
made available to the people here have contributed majorly to the
development of this green and clean city. The town has an array of hotels and lodges to choose from. You can choose the most suited hospital for you and enjoy a comfortable stay in the town.
Hospitals in Kethi
Government Primary Health Centre Address: Palada road, Ketti, Tamil Nadu 643215 Phone: 0423 251 7477
Arya Vaidya Sala Charitable Hospital Kottakkal Address: Ketti Valley, Tamil Nadu 643215
The Eye Foundation Ooty Address: Elk Hill Road, Junction, Coonoor Rd, Nondimedu, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001 Phone: 0423 244 1881
Sanhita Hospital Address: Dasaprakash Rd, Bishop Down, Fern Hill, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001 Phone: 0423 244 3671
Messia Pharmacy B Address: Ettines Rd, Upper Bazaar, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
Benson Medicals Address: Commercial Rd, Upper Bazaar, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001 Phone: 0423 244 3784
Hotels near Kethi
Skylark Inn Address Skylarc Inn, Granduff Road, Ketti, Tamil Nadu 643215 Contact 097879 67275
Tulips Valley Resort Address 14/12, Achanakkal Road, Ketti, post, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001 Contact 097860 80666
Sherlock Address Tiger Hill Road, Upper, Thalayathimund, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001 Contact 0423 224 4000
Mountain Retreat Address Grand Duff Road, Valley View, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643003 Contact 0423 244 1204
Fab Hotel Vinu Valley Resorts Address 4/924, 4/925, Funcity, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001 Contact 070424 24242
The Tamarillo Address Glen Carin, Hobart Rd, Elk Hill, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001 Contact 081100 33445