Fort Kochi Police Station

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Fort Kochi Police Station

Fortkochi Police Station was opened on 04.06.1972 as per ORDER B2-3832/72/EC. DT.19.03.1972.This Police Station has been shifted to the New Building No.I/464 A in Kochi Corporation on 11.11.1983 as per GO (Rt) 3551/83/ Home dt 11.11.1983 in 15.475 cents of land at Fortkochi Police station in Sy No 31-2b of Fortkochi Village.

Fortkochi is one the main tourist destination in kerala. carnival is famous in fortkochi. The portugese explorer vasco da gamas body was first buried in st. francis church, fortkochi.Fortkochi   The station coming under Mattanchery  Sub division and Fortkochi Circle office. Totaly 6 beat are in this station .Jurisdiction area of the Police Station is about 5.41 Sq KM

Beautiful Images of Kochi

Kochi formerly known as Cochin, is a city in the Indian state of Kerala. Kochi or Cochin is popularly known as the Queen of Arabian Sea also flaunts one of the finest natural harbours of the world and was the centre of the world spice trade for many centuries. Old Kochi loosely refers to a group of islands which comprise Willingdon Island, Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, etc. Today Kochi includes Ernakulam city, old parts of Kochi, Kumbalangi, and outlying islands. It is one of the principal tourist destinations of Kerala. The city derives its name from the Malayalam word Kochazhi meaning small lagoon.



Jurisdiction Details

Fortkochi Police includes Fortkochi village and Kochi corporation Division 4 Nos.(Div. I,II, X, XI)

Parliament Constituency and Legislative Assembly

Jurisdiction of Fort Kochi Police Station comes under Ernakulam Parliament Constituency and in Kochi Legislative Assembly

Government Institutions

1.coastal Battery-Dronacharia
2.Naval Training Centre – Dronacharia,
3.Central Excise Office,Kalvathy,
4.Coast Guard – Aspinwal Jn
5.Telephone Exchange-Kunnumpuram

Important Schools

There are 10 Schools are functioning in Fortkochi Police Station Jurisdiction.

  • EMGHS, Veli
  • Thamaraparambu UP School
  • St.marry’s Anglo Indian School
  • Amaravathy St.marrys Higher Secondary School
  • Santa cruze  High School
  • Britto School
  • Delta Study
  • St.Pauls’ High School
  • kalvathy High School
  • Kalvathy Higher Secondary School

Various Projects through the Police Station

Clean Campus safe campus , Women help desk, Senior citizens help desk, Traffic students safety, Counseling centre, also functioning at Fortkochi PS. Kadalora Jagratha Samithi is also functioning.

Important Places

Santa Cruz Basilica

The Basilica belongs to the Diocese of Cochin, the 2nd oldest Diocese in India. is also one of the eight Basilicas in the country.It was built around 400 year s ago by the Portugese.
The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in Kerala. Counted as one of the heritage edifices of Kerala, this church is one of the finest and most impressive churches in India and visited by tourists the whole year round. It is a place of devotion as well as a center of historic significance, endowed with architectural and artistic grandeur and colours of the gothic style. The basilica serves as the Cathedral church of the Diocese of Cochin. It was built originally by the Portuguese and elevated to a Cathedral by Pope Paul IV in 1558, was spared by the Dutch conquerors who destroyed many Catholic buildings. Later the British demolished the structure and pt:João Gomes Ferreira commissioned a new building in 1887. Consecrated in 1905, Santa Cruz was proclaimed a Basilica by Pope John Paul II in 1984.





St. Franci's Church

IT was built by The Portuguese around 500 years back and the body of Vasco De Gama was firstly buried in this church. So many tourists visit this church every day.
St. Francis CSI Church, in Fort Kochi, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent.The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon.[



Fortkochi Beach

It is a beautiful beach stretching around 1 km starting from the northern Chinese net area to the Navy’ s INS Dronacharia compound in the southern part. A part of old Williams Fort is still seen in the beach. The beach is so alive with the Chinese nets, sights of merchant and passengers ships passing by , sight of LMG Terminal in the night and thousands of visitors come here everyday.

Other Worship Places

There are 8 temples and 6 churches and 6mosque is situated in Fortkochi Police station Limit. Among these St.Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Karthikeya Temple,Amaravathy Althara Bagavathy Temple are Main worship places and large number of devotees visited these worship places.

Important Celebration & Event

New year Kochi Carnival is the world famous Celebration in Fortkochi. Large numbers of tourists including foreigners are participating in this festival. Kochi Binale is also an important event in this area, Artists around the World participate in this event.