Came into existence
Kaliyar circle office started functioning from 08-07-1994 Vide Go (MS) 27/94/Home Dated. 4-2- 1994 detaching Kaliyar, Karimannoor and Kuttampuzha Police Station from Thodupuzha Circle. Kuttampuzha Police Station detached from this circle and attached to Kothamangalam Circle in Muvattupuzha Sub-Division. As per the Go (MS) No. 104/98/home Dated. 15-05-1998. Later the administrative central of Kuttampuzha Police station is shifted to Kothamangalam Circle of Muvattupuzha Sub- division in Ernakulam Rural District on 01-06-1998 as per D.O. No. 198/98-ID of the Superintendent Of Police, Idukki.
The jurisdiction of Kaliyar Circle consists of 4 panchayaths namely Vannappuram, Kodikkulam, Karimannoor and Udumbannoor having a total area of 154.63 Sq. KM . The neighboring Police stations are Pothanicad, Oonnukal, Kanjikkuzhy, Thodupuzha and Kulamavu
Loksabha and Legislative Constituencies
- Idukki Loksabha Constituency
- Thodupuzha Legislative Constituency
- Vannapuram Panchayath
- Kodikulam Panchayath
- Karimannoor Panchayath
- Udumbannoor Panchayath
Various projects functioning at Kaliyar Circle
Student Police Cadet
Janamaithri Suraksha Project
Clean Campus, Safe Campus
Nature of Area
“ Kaliyar river “ is flowing through the Circle Limit .The Circle Consists of total area of 154.63 Sq. KM. out of which about 25 % of this area is including Hill area, such as Pattayakkudy, Vellakkayam, Mullaringhadu, Mundanmudy, Uppukunnu, Peringassery, Venniyani etc . Vannappuram, Karimannoor & Udumbannoor are the main towns of this Police Circle. "Thommankuthu" within Karimannoor police station and "Meenuliyaan Para" within Kaliyar police station limit are two major tourist places.
Hindhus , Christians and Muslims are jointly and actively working for the development and improvement of this society. No communal issues are reported so far in this circle limit.