B.O.C Road, Perumbavoor

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B.O.C Road, Perumbavoor

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PIN code

B.O.C Road (Bombay Oil Company) is a locality in the Perumbavoor[1] municipality of Ernakulam district of Kerala.

Map of B.O.C Road from OpenStreetMap

Area description and location[change | change source]

It is located between Harihara Iyer Road, Marikkar Road and Aimury Road.[2] It is a residential area with private residences and business establishments. The neighbourhood has a resident welfare association [3] called B.O.C Road Residents Association registered under the Ernakulam District Residents Associations’ Apex Council (EDRAAC) [4] . The Association is registered to the Perumbavoor municipality and assigns registration numbers for buildings in the locality. The official PIN Code is 683542 [5] . B.O.C Road is separated into three wards - Taluk Hospital, Asramam and Pooppany [6].

  • The Ward Councillor for[7] :-
  • Taluk Hospital is Ms. Usha Divakaran - Ward Number 8
  • Asramam - Mr. Mohan Baby - Ward Number 11
  • Pooppany- Ms. Valsala Ravikumar [8] - Ward Number 9

Points of interest within proximity of B.O.C Road[change | change source]


Government Taluk Hospital , Perumbavoor [9]

Educational institutions

Government Boys Higher Secondary School [10][11]

Asramam Higher Secondary School [12][13]

Marthoma College for Women [14][15]

Places of worship[16][17][18]

Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, Perumbavoor [19][20]

Aalpara Devi Temple [21]

St. Paul's Mar Thoma Church [22][23]

Government buildings

Mini Civil Station , Perumbavoor [24]

KSEB Electrical Circle, Perumbavoor [25]


Periyar Valley Canal [26][27]


State Bank of India Branch [28]

Changing demographics[change | change source]

There has been an influx of migrants from other states into the town that has also changed the demographic makeup of the town , also causing migrants who are mostly daily wage labourers to move into B.O.C Road .[29] The mostly homogenous demographic makeup is slowly diversifying , largely owing to Perumbavoor's industrial importance [30].

Photographs of B.O.C Road[change | change source]

Land being used for tapioca plantation
Photo of a house in B.O.C Road

References[change | change source]

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