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About Kethi

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.

Profile of Kethi

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

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

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