Theni is the district headquarter. It is a business centre for cotton,chilli,textiles,etc.It is connected by Rail and Road to Madurai. The nearest Airport is Madurai. Good network of Road links all desitinations within the District and State.
Andipatti is a taluk headquarter, comprising a number of villages with rich rural tourism wealth including small homlets in the ghat section of varushanad hill ranges. Handlooms,textiles are popular here.
Built across the majestic River vaigai near andipatti,the dam with a height of 111 feet can store 71 feet of water. It is 7 Kms from Andipatti,25 kms from Theni and 70 Kms from Madurai. This dam was established on January 21,1959.
The dam is unique for the sylvan garden around it. The stillness and quiet are smoothing to mind. The garden deserves the surname "little Brindavan". It is a popular picnic spot for the local population, particularly school children. There is a separate play area for the Tourist.